Watch

Timeline created by jjcbarry
  • Jan 1, 1511

    the Watch was invented by peter heinlen

    the Watch was invented by peter heinlen
  • Jan 31, 1512

    The first timepieces to be worn, made in 16th century Europe

    The first timepieces to be worn, made in 16th century Europe
    they were made as jewelry and novelties for nobility
  • Jan 31, 1550

    they were held together by wedges until the screw was added

    they were held together by wedges until the screw was added
  • not until the 1600s was the watch not wore as a pendant

    not until the 1600s was the watch not wore as a pendant
  • the balance spring was invented

    the balance spring was invented
  • the invenrion of the cronometers was added to watches

    the invenrion of the cronometers was added to watches
  • the lever escapement was added to the watch by Josiah Emery

    the lever escapement was added to the watch by Josiah Emery