The first patent, which anticipated the digital time display.


It is a highly controversial idea that Josef Pallweber, an engineer from Salzburg, files with the imperial patent office in 1883. The "Pallweber watch" does not have the typical clock face that people are so familiar with at that time. Minutes and hours have to be read from the digital display - with the digits virtually leaping into the display. The "jump hour" is born! 

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Clockworks are ticking, a Pallweber jumps.

Watch connoisseurs can discover an old-established idea relaunched with state of the art Swiss precision engineering. Josef Pallweber combines history and modernity on your wrist.