WATCH QUIZ:

Appearance’s Sake: How Much Do You Know About the History of Watch Design?


When deciding if a watch suits your needs, its design is likely the first thing you notice. Some brands keep it simple; others use unusual case shapes or dial layouts. Factors such as the shape, length, and size of the hands, the color scheme, the combination of materials used — every single detail helps to define a watch’s overall look. And iconic watch models tend to have at least one iconic design element. How well do you know about some of the most important ones? Take our quiz and find out for yourself.


How well did you do? Which questions were the most difficult? Did you learn anything new? Let us know in the comments section (below).

Want to learn more about the classical elements of watch design? Check out our “Piece Time” series:

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