MADE CIRCA: 1970
MATERIAL: 18ct Yellow Gold
MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical
CASE DIAMETER: 45mm
Named after Vital Bueche and his wife, Edwige Girod, the company was founded in 1947. Bueche-Girod created moon phase wristwatches, musical alarm movements and ‘Singing Bird’ alarm movements. They were based in both Switzerland and the UK.
- NASA's Explorer 1, the first American satellite and Explorer program spacecraft, re-enters Earth's atmosphere after 12 years in orbit.
- In Washington, D.C., 100,000 people demonstrate against the Vietnam War.
- American musician Jimi Hendrix dies.