ALBERT A long gold chain which securely linked the pocket watch to the waistcoat was named after Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s consort. FULL HUNTER POCKET WATCH A Full Hunter pocket watch had a cover, often gold and elaborately engraved, over the watch face. It had to be opened to tell the time. HALF HUNTER POCKET WATCH This included a hole or pane of glass or crystal enabling the owner to more easily read the time. It became more popular in the 19th century than the fiddly Full Hunter. LEVER ESCAPEMENT The escapement is the device in mechanical The mechanism inside the watch. Made of cogs, wheels, gears, escapement and an oscillator (a pendulum or balance wheel swinging backwards and forwards to keep the time). QUARTZ CLOCK/ WATCH Simplistically speaking, a clock or watch which uses a quartz crystal to regulate the oscillation. The first quartz clock was built in 1927. Seiko produced the first commercial quartz wristwatch in 1969.