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According to Aja Raden, a Hungarian countess commissioned the first wristwatch from watchmaker Patek Philippe around 1868. "[It] was a spectacularly expensive piece of jewelry," the author says. Courtesy of the Patek Philippe Museum via Harper Collins hide caption

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Courtesy of the Patek Philippe Museum via Harper Collins

From Trading Beads To The First Wristwatch, A History Of Shiny Objects

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