A compilation of references, information and expertise. Discover key dates, legendary timepieces, a glossary of watchmaking terms, museums, and the watchmakers who helped shape the history of time measurement.
Jacques Frédéric Houriet
Swiss clockmaker and chronometer maker. Served his apprenticeship with his uncle, Abraham Gagnebin, then was apprenticed to Abraham Louis Perret-Jeanneret, master watchmaker in Le Locle, under the terms of a notarial letter of apprenticeship dated March 20th, 1761. Worked in...