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What is a Smart Watchband?

Last week’s blog post was about a very simple NATO watchband.  If you have time, you can take a quick look at the blog here: http://blog.watchdoctor.biz/2017/06/18/nato-watch-strap/ This week I thought we would talk about the latest in technology which is a smart watchband.  I started doing a bit of research on this product after seeing a few adds on the internet.  It looked like a cool way to get the latest.. Read More

Nato Watch Strap

  The more correct name for the “NATO” strap is actually the “G10. In 1973 the band  made its debut in the British Ministry of Defence Standard 66-15. For soldiers to get their hands on one, they had to fill out a form known as the G1098, or G10 for short. Issued G10 straps were nylon, only made in “Admiralty Grey” with a width of 20mm, and had chrome-plated brass.. Read More

History of the Mickey Mouse Watch

While the Disney Company of today may be a merchandising machine, it was not always this way.  The early days of the Disney brothers’ company saw them often strapped for cash, prompting Walt Disney to first sell merchandising rights of Mickey Mouse to a man he me in a hotel lobby who wanted to sell writing tablets featuring the famous mouse—Disney earned $300 cash from this first deal.  A few.. Read More