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Watches: from Rolex's to Swatches

Most of us wear a watch but how much do you know about the companies that make them?... 8 Questions.

 
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1

The company know as 'Rolex' were orginally called?

  • Cellini
  • Longines
  • Wilsdorf & Davis

2

When was Wilsdorf & Davis founded in London?

  • 1903
  • 1919
  • 1905

3

Which watch was chosen as NASA's offical watch in 1965?

  • Longines Comet
  • Omega Speedmaster
  • Hamilton Ventura

4

Vacheron-Constatin is credited by many with having made the world's most expensive watch- the Kallista. How long did it take to make it?

  • 3750 hours
  • 1500 hours
  • 6000 hours

5

Hamilton Watch company produced the worlds first electric (battery powdered) watch, the Ventura. When was it introduced?

  • 1957
  • 1952
  • 1965

6

Hamilton also created the first digital watch which started measuring time at 12.01 New York Time on ...

  • 5th March 1967
  • 14th Feburary 1972
  • 6th May 1970

7

The early Rolex watches had a large motor to run the self-winding movement, therefore they had domed case backs which became known as?

  • Turtle backs
  • Bubble backs
  • Turtles

8

Rolex has sold less expensive watches under which brand name?

  • Charlton
  • Tudor
  • Winsdor

 

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