Most notably, he was called upon by the King of Spain in 1758 to produce a personal timepiece, which went over so well that. Was appointed as Royal Swiss Watchmaker to the Spanish Crown.
Family tradition of watchmaking was passed onto Jacques's son, Moyse. And in 1784 he achieved the status of Master Clockmaker. Family expanded their art to include enameling as well as the creation of dials for their watches.Timepieces are displayed in museums across Europe--most notably the Museum Geneve and the Rolex Museum where a. Pocket watch is displayed in the collection personally selected by the Wilsdorf family, the founder of Rolex.
Today's signature Avenue of Americas line is based on a case design from the 1920, which was discovered after going through. S raft of historical documents and design books. It has a retro look, but is updated with a bevelled dial with raised, hand-painted numbers and straight chrono pushers for a contemporary feel. Expends years into the design and manufacture of its rare and enduring timepiece collections.It manufactures only limited edition collections, with 6,000. Watches created each year and each line limited to 500 (stainless steel) or 100 (gold) pieces. The company also sources only the best materials and accoutrements, including 316L stainless steel, natural mother-of-pearl dials, Wesselton diamonds calibrated by CNC machines and Louisiana crocodile skin. Sellers: Add a FREE map to your listings. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "watchcounty123" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.