MADE: 1957

MATERIAL: Platinum

MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical


World History

- The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1 then subsequently, Sputnik 2 with the first animal to orbit the Earth (a dog named Laika) on board. There is no technology available to return it to Earth.

- The Cavern Club opens in Liverpool as a jazz club. The Club would go on to host acts such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, The Hollies, The Kinks, Elton John, Queen and The Who.

- John Lennon and Paul McCartney first meet as teenagers at a garden fete at St. Peter's Church, Woolton, Liverpool, England.


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