What was your first watch?

What was your first ever watch? For me it was this lego clone trooper watch I got when I was in kindergarten. I wore that thing everyday and I don鈥檛 remember if I was even able to read it. 馃槀

It was an LED digital Star Wars watch. (LCD hadn't been invented yet.) It was before The Empire Strikes Back, so I think it was christmas 1979. (Could have been 1978, but I hadn't seen SW yet then.) The watch itself was blank, it came with Star Wars stickers to give it personality. A sticker would last about a month. Because it was LED, which used a lot of battery, you had to press a button to get it to display the time, which would be there for about 1 second. Like everything I owned, when the battery died my parents refused to get me a new battery, so the watch got thrown out as "broken". (I wish I still had it.)

I later got a Helbros quartz thing with an un-lumed dive bezel (so it was a desk diver). I thought it was long since gone. I recently found it and thought "I used to like this? It's horrible!"

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It was an LED digital Star Wars watch. (LCD hadn't been invented yet.) It was before The Empire Strikes Back, so I think it was christmas 1979. (Could have been 1978, but I hadn't seen SW yet then.) The watch itself was blank, it came with Star Wars stickers to give it personality. A sticker would last about a month. Because it was LED, which used a lot of battery, you had to press a button to get it to display the time, which would be there for about 1 second. Like everything I owned, when the battery died my parents refused to get me a new battery, so the watch got thrown out as "broken". (I wish I still had it.)

I later got a Helbros quartz thing with an un-lumed dive bezel (so it was a desk diver). I thought it was long since gone. I recently found it and thought "I used to like this? It's horrible!"

Sounds cool! Was this it?

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