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The People behind

It was in 1932 that my late grandfather bought a small watch company from the watch maker, Mr. Edouard Lauzières from Le Locle.

My grandfather was a successful entrepreneur in the Brazilian steel industry where he had arrived in 1925 after a youth spent in the Levant and in Europe. He coveted watches just as much as we do today.

It is thanks to you my father Albert’s diligence and care that the company was able to be revived in 2005. Indeed, my grandfather would be very proud of his son-in-law.

Today, it is the turn of the third generation of the Elsener-Steinacher family to let the family’s passion for hand-crafted watches come to life again.

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René Steinacher, Chairman in 1932 Jean-Pierre James Elsener, Director in 2016