Foundation of Hermès.
'The real first watch of Hermes' is produced by Emile Hermes in her workshop. Decorated with a bracelet and a leather pouch, it was created for her daughter Jacqueline, then aged 9 years.
The affinities between the art of saddle creation and the watchmaking have led Hermes to produce the watchstraps since the 20's and then create their own watches by leading manufactures.
The official outset of the company in the exclusive domain of watchmaking takes place in 1928, when Jacquline (who became muse) gets marri...