History of waterproof watch technology

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History of waterproof watch technology

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Maybe people have already seen this very neat summary of technologies developed to make watches waterproof:

https://www.vintagewatchstraps.com/waterproof.php

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Interesting reading, thanks

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Nice read! .. so I shouldn't jump in the pool or beach unless the watch is at least 100m tested?

How about using one of those cheap water testers sold on Ebay ... although I think they do not go over 6 ATM?

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Nice article. Thanks

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Love reading the techy stuff !!
Thanks

The Harrop ‘Submarine’ Watch reminds me of some familiar watch ....it has a four number name 3xxx ??

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Very detailed. Thanks


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TimemiT wrote:
November 1st, 2019, 8:16 am
Nice read! .. so I shouldn't jump in the pool or beach unless the watch is at least 100m tested?

How about using one of those cheap water testers sold on Ebay ... although I think they do not go over 6 ATM?
By Swiss testing technically yes. I used to have a 30 meter wr tissot touch, used to shower with it till it came time for a better change. I thought 30Meters meant 30 meters. apparently 30 meters means something else in the watch world.

Love the link [mention]Sandwich[/mention]. It’s been a while since I’ve read something so long on the internet.

Not sure why this crown design is calling my name. Lol.
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