Guys, saw this terrific article about the history of single-hand watches, and thought you might enjoy it.
It talks about how single-hand watches really aren't odd, or unusual at all, and how it all actually started
with clocks years back. Especially the amazing well known clock towers around the world because they
had to be seen from a long distance, and timekeeping had to be easy for people. From there the method
moved into the pocket watch, and wrist watch.
Check it out...http://www.timeandwatches.com/p/single-hand-timepieces-in-watchmaking.html