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 MICRO EXHIBITS DEBUT AT NATIONAL WATCH & CLOCK MUSEUM
To examine in-depth specific topics in the permanent wristwatch exhibit, the National Watch and Clock Museum has adopted the concept of “micro-exhibits.” Each micro-exhibit is limited to one or two display cases placed prominently at the front of the wristwatch display. The first of two micro-exhibits includes a display of novelty wristwatches from the early twentieth century to the present; the second displays watch brands and models worn by James Bond including the "original", Ian Fleming’s Rolex. The latter Curated by James Bond watch expert Dell Deaton.

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The James Bond micro-exhibit expands the theme of a much larger exhibit about James Bond watches installed at the Museum several years ago. Guest Curator and James Bond watch expert Dell Deaton created and installed both Bond exhibits.

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Future micro-exhibits may focus on specific brands of watches, technological aspects (e.g., automatics or tourbillons), stylistic aspects, etc. The goal of micro-exhibiting is to bring new topics to the wristwatch gallery to represent an area of continual development in horology.

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