Quartz watches – Timekeepers of the World


Quartz watches are my choice for the letter Q, for today’s #AtoZChallenge, for the theme ‘Brands that people identify with’. Not exactly a brand, but a technology that brought a shift in the watchmaking industry, Quartz watches are the timekeepers of the world. Needless to say, I am going a little off track with my choice of the topic. 

The world’s first prototype analog quartz wristwatch, named Beta1, was developed in 1967 by a group of researchers at the Centre Electronique Horloger in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

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