The year of 1924 in England saw the Meteorological Office issuing its first broadcast Shipping Forecast, John Logie Baird sending the first rudimentary television pictures over a short distance and the Sunday Express becomes the first newspaper to publish a crossword.
The numbers and face are both characteristically Art Deco in style, with this style being used by Dali in a surrealist manner. The term Art Deco encompasses the distinctive styles in art, architecture and design, and is typified by bright bold colours, and stylized designs derived from the onset of industrialism, as well as artistic movements such as modernism, cubism, and futurism. It is one of the best loved, most influential, instantly recognisable, international, and elegant of all artistic periods.
The face of this watch is as beautiful as a painting, and for that, it chimes with us.