It was based on the manual wind Valjoux caliber , which itself was based on the Venus The was partially designed on a computer — a first for the watch industry. Valjoux was a movement manufacturer that designed and produced the caliber Valjoux is now part of ETA. What used to be called the Valjoux is now called the ETA , unless of course it is an original that was made by Valjoux before becoming part of ETA.
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A watch is a portable timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person. It is designed to keep a consistent movement despite the motions caused by the person's activities. A wristwatch is designed to be worn around the wrist , attached by a watch strap or other type of bracelet , including metal bands , leather straps or any other kind of bracelet. A pocket watch is designed for a person to carry in a pocket , often attached to a chain. The study of timekeeping is known as horology. During most of its history the watch was a mechanical device, driven by clockwork , powered by winding a mainspring , and keeping time with an oscillating balance wheel. These are called mechanical watches.
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It was designed with the aid of Greek mathematicians and Greek astronomers such as Sosigenes of Alexandria. The calendar was the predominant calendar in the Roman world and most of Europe for more than 1, years. In , Pope Gregory XIII in his papal bull Inter gravissimas promulgated a minor modification, reducing the length of the average year from