Nuremberg Egg

Nuremberg Egg

first watch; created by Peter Henlein (1502). [Ger. Hist.: Gran, 223]
See: Clocks
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
BaselWorld 2013 went to show that personal timepieces have come a long way from the 1550 Nuremberg egg, with dozens of complex applications finding their way into a dial that once accommodated a single hour hand.
What type of instrument is a Nuremberg egg? assayed in Birmingham?