August 3, 2013

Too many gadgets

I bought this old watch in Moscow just to protest every little thing getting smart and connected. You have yet another thing that needs charging and yet another cable. Sometimes , I miss simplicity. 1964 Poljot mechanical alarm wristwatch. Made in the USSR. The squiggly hand is for setting up the alarm .

The Soviet Watch


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