ly334
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Advertisements For Watches

Thu Jul 15, 2004 9:47 pm

Hi everyone,

Today I met someone and just were we met there was on the wall a nice large picture of an add for a watch.
The time showing on the watch was 10:10.

My friend then told me that there is a legend for the reason why all advertisements for watches are at this hour.

I checked some other adds for watches and I saw that all the watches are at the same time when advertising.

Does any one know the reason for? Did anyone of you ever payed attention to that?

ly334
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ryanb741
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RE: Advertisements For Watches

Thu Jul 15, 2004 10:16 pm

10:10 is the optimal, most eye-catching angle to show off the hands whilst enduring that the date aperture is clearly visible.
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Jkw777
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RE: Advertisements For Watches

Fri Jul 16, 2004 2:26 am

Yeah I have noticed this as I am a keen watch man. It is mainly due to what Ryan said.

This applies with all Rolex watches. Note they set the date to the 28th in all of their advertisements.

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