The clock made for Napoleon Bonaparte signalled Louis Moinet as a master horologist.
Throughout his lifetime, Louis Moinet made extraordinary clocks for the most eminent figures of the day, including two Presidents of the United States, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, the Emperor of Russia and Maria Amalia, Queen of France.
Louis Moinet died in Paris, on May 21st, at the age of 85. He is regarded as one of the most capable watchmakers of his time.
Jean-Marie Schaller embarked on a journey to bring Louis Moinet and his work back to life.
Launch of the MAGISTRALIS unique piece, the first ever watch to incorporate an actual fragment of the Moon.
Unveiling of the METEORIS planetarium, a unique objet d'art crafted with fragments of rare meteorites that shows the solar system in spectacular fashion.
Two hundred and fifty years after his birth, Louis Moinet "came home" when a street in the French town of Bourges was named after him, and a plaque displayed on the house where he lived.