• The Rolex A Measure of Wealth

    Girls rolex watch

    Watches are mechanical pieces used to tell the time. Their history is storied. They were worked on by Galileo, the person who proved that the earth orbited the sun rather than vice versa. They are a symbol of wealth for many time periods, especially the pocket watch which could be made of different materials.

    There are some statistics about watches and the way they work which are important. They are:

    • The ATM of a watch is the waterproof pressure ratings of a watch. A watch rated to One Atmosphere would be waterproof to 10 meters or 30 feet.
    • The beat of a watch is the sound of it “ticking,” usually about 1/5 of a second. The escape wheel striking the pallets produces the sound.
    • The accepted ordinary way of keeping time is called the “Civil Day.” The day is divided into two part Continue Reading