Who is William Kidd? - Wishdoit Watches

Who is William Kidd?

Kidd was born around 1645 in Greenock, Scotland. He loved the sea and sailing. Since the childhood, his dream had been to become a seaman, or even more, a great privateer and a pirate hunter. Later on, he left his homeland for New York where his career got underway. The success came almost instantly and Kidd's reputation as a privateer was growing rapidly. His prestige increased after many successful raids and a rank of a captain entitled him afterwards. He married Sarah Bradley Cox, a rich 20-years-old two-times widow. They had two kids. With successful career, wealth and family, his dreams were becoming reality.
Do you know what a watch craftsman's canvas is? - Wishdoit Watches

Do you know what a watch craftsman's canvas is?

Date indications were present on early clocks. A full calendar, which is meant to include the day, the month, and the usual phases of the moon appearing soon. By the late 16th century, calendars appeared on watches. Even at the beginning of the 20th century, when watches had gradually expanded their market share, manufacturers did not see that much of an opportunity to put the date on the watch.
The most epoch-making is self-winding mechanical watch - Wishdoit Watches

The most epoch-making is self-winding mechanical watch

Mechanical watches pay attention to complexity, such as world time, tachymeter, moon phase display and so on. However, the most epoch-making and most inconspicuous complication is the automatic winding.
What are the main parts inside the watch movement? - Wishdoit Watches

What are the main parts inside the watch movement?

There are five main operating parts inside the movement of the watch, such as Center Wheel, Third Wheel, Fourth Wheel, Pallet Fork, and Escape Wheel. They are all indispensable, and each is an important support point that enables the watch to function and travel properly. You know what they do, let's take a look at what they do inside the watch movement.