A clock is a device used to measure time continuously.

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1. The sundial has been used since antiquity. It is one of the oldest scientific measuring devices.

2. The hourglass-shaped clock was invented in 2700 BC.

3. The first portable clock was constructed in 1510 by Peter Henlein in Nuremberg.

4. In 1645, Edward East constructed the first pocket clock.

5. In 1880, the first wristwatch was produced. It was designed on a special order by the German Navy.

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6. Despite the 21st century and great technological progress, the best watchmakers use tweezers, wooden hammers, magnifiers and screwdrivers.

7. On mechanical watches, manually resetting the date between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. can damage the mechanism that turns the calendar face.

8. A mechanical watch should undergo a thorough inspection every 8 years.

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9. In 2012, Beyonce bought Jay-Z a $ 5 million watch with 1,282 diamonds for his birthday.

10. The Vacheron Constantin 57260 watch costs as much as $ 8 million. It took over 8 years to design and build it.

11. The richest can buy a watch with a fragment of a Martian meteorite. The price is $ 3.5 million.

12. For everyone who dreams of a watch that looks like a bracelet with one of the smallest watch movements, we recommend the Jager-LeCoultre Joaillerie 101 Manchette. The price is only $ 26 million.

13. Graff Diamonds Hallucunation is one of the ugliest watches I’ve ever seen. Interestingly, it is also the most expensive…. The whole, along with the strap, is covered with diamonds of very rare colors, having 110 carats. The cost is $ 55 million.

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