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The Quest Never Ends!

by ADAM HARRIS

 have heard people say many times that “they read the book, saw the movie, bought the T-shirt,” but never in the context of horology. Now it seems that phrase becomes appropriate to my collecting.

 

In my quest to understand who made and wore the first wristwatches and the beginning of the automatic, my respect and appreciation for one man—John Harwood, the inventor of the automatic wristwatch—became an obsession.

 

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I thought I had it all.  But no! I came across a new set of instructions—not just how to wind the watch, not just with pictures of the bumper design—but with a fantastic write-up of the ‘QUEST’ by John Harwood on why and how he HAD to fulfill this mission of the perpetual self-winding watch.

 

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