Mondo Watch Digital Watch -led by Takaharu HamanoMondo Watch Digital Watch -led by Takaharu Hamano

Mondo Watch Digital Watch -led

byTakaharu Hamano

Hardcover | October 1, 2016

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On May 6, 1970, the curtain opened on a new era of wristwatches. The famous American watchmaker Hamilton announced a new type of watch that could display the time with only digits and without hands. Given the name Pulsar, this watch would create a global sensation. At the press conference announcing the watch, Hamilton's president proudly declared, "This watch computes and displays the time electronically". In 1977, LED displays were superseded by the practical but less colorful and bright LCDs. Have been sold for only 7 years, extinct digital LED watches are now collectible item due to its age and history. In MONDO WATCH DIGITAL WATCH -LED & -LED2 you can find more than 100 vintage LED wristwatches which were produced between 1971 to 1978.
Takaharu Hamano is a design director and well known collector of electronic digital wristwatches. He has more than 200 LED wristwatches of 1970s. Born in 1971, he worked for DK Design Group for several years. Then he founded his own design company "promodation" in 2006.
Title:Mondo Watch Digital Watch -ledFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 4.9 × 5.6 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Nippan IPSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:4860203399

ISBN - 13:9784860203399

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