Vacheron Constantin watch experiment..
This morning I ran across an article about some watches and there is one that caught my attention. It is a Vacheron Constantin Mercator America and it is a beautiful watch. A bit pricey, but if I ever have $47.500 that I don’t need, maybe I’ll get it some day. The hands of the clock represent what are called nautical dividers and are used by navigational officers to quickly determine distance and range on a maritime charts. I have used these plenty, so perhaps that explains the fascination with this watch. You can buy the watch here and find some exquisite information here. In the meantime, I could only think that the display was quite interesting, and having a maritime background, I loved the concept and originality of its design. I have added a “seconds” counter that moves along the bottom edge of the numbers as well. This was a relatively easy experiment as one can tell by the code… armhour.xaml.cs using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Net;...Read More