John Harwood invented and produced the 1st Automatic Wrist Watch
in the world, although this is not the 1st automatic winding sysem.
John Harwood was born in Bolton, Lancashire, in 1893 and died in
John Harwood was one of the genius in horology; therefore, he was
honoured by the British Horological Institure in 1957, he was awarded
the prestigious Gold Medal.
He was a genius in watch making; however, he was not a successful
businessman, his company was forced into liquidation because of
the slump during 1930s.