Dick Tracy watch


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Dick Tracy watch

A wristwatch popularized in the 1940s by the Dick Tracy comics. Tracy was a detective who had two-way radio communications to police headquarters via his famous watch. See smartwatch.


Tracy Would Be Jealous
This Hitachi mock-up is not real, but it will be some day and with many more features than Tracy ever dreamed of! (Image courtesy of Hitachi America, Ltd.)
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