Audemars Piguet Watch

Jump Hour Watches---Audemars Piguet Jumping Hour Minute Repeater

Jump hour or Jumphour watches also reffered to as Direct Read, Wandering Minute or Digital would be the first mechanical watches showing time directly with numbers. The first good examples were created within the XIXth century as pocket watches beginning having a one-off piece by Blondeau for that French King Louis-Philippe d'Orléans in 1830. Semi-mass production started when Frederick Pallweber invented his first pocket watch with number display - jumping hours as well as minutes.