Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 253 285, delivered on February 29, 1948 (application filed on May 8, 1946), and to the additional patent No. 260 024, delivered on February 15, 1949 (application filed on June 6, 1947), to Fernand Surdez, for a “Compteur” (counter or recorder).
This invention is also patented in other countries:
· France, under No. 946 297 and No. 57 697 (additional patent to the previous).
· Great Britain, under No. 631 357 and No. 640 288.
Players Sport Watch
By pressing the four rectangular-shaped push-pieces (located on the case-band), the goals and corners of two football (soccer) teams may be registered on the four counters on the dial.
Fernand Surdez of La Chaux-de-Fonds held at least 14 Swiss, French and British patents between 1933 and 1963. In the case of the present invention, the first deposit concerns the goal and corner counter version (in the form of a wristwatch), while the second deposit (i.e. the additional patent), concerns the same thing but this time being a real wristwatch with a movement allowing to count the half-time of a match.
This object (in the form of a wristwatch) exists in various versions:
· only as a counter;
· with hours and minutes;
· with hours, minutes and seconds in the centre.
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