This vintage Milan moon phase watch comes with a subtle, yet impactful design. The dial of the watch features a beautiful moon phase function, as well as a date display window at 6 o'clock.
Powered by a reliable quartz movement, the watch keeps time with high precision. This Milan moon phase watch has been very well preserved, yet it presents some signs of the passage of time on the case, where the color is a bit faded.
Dial diameter: 27 mm. Condition: Good condition. Battery-operated. Japan movement. Date display function. 1-week span moon phase feature.
The watch is in working condition.
The world's first quartz clock was built in 1927 by Warren Marrison and J. W. Horton at Bell Telephone Laboratories. The world's first quartz watch, however, was unveiled by Seiko as the Astron in December 1969. Since the 1980s, when the advent of solid-state digital electronics allowed them to be made compact and inexpensive, quartz timekeepers have become the world's most widely used timekeeping technology, used in most clocks and watches as well as computers and other appliances that keep time.
Moon Phase Watches
Some of our Moon Phase watches rotate every 24 hours (moonphase-like) and others have the real moon phase watch function which rotates every 29.5 days. Find all of our Moon Phase watches here.
By definition, a moon phase watch is one that relays the 29.5-day lunar cycle by exhibiting the current moonphase in an aperture on the dial. That’s also known as a moon-phase complication, complication meaning any feature on a watch that’s not directly related to the time display. A moon phase, by the way, is mankind’s practical way of describing the luminous (or visible) portion of the moon as it orbits the planet. Likewise, the bulk of moonphase watches present the moon in its current phase of the lunar cycle, using the aperture to hide any non-luminous parts. As one might imagine, specific designs and visuals vary from piece to piece.
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