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History of the Swiss Ebauche, by Luke Cox-Bien

  • Horological Society of New York 180 W 76th St New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

Luke Cox-Bien – Watchmaker, Rolex

Many people talk about the innovations of great horologists throughout history, but the driving factor are everyday watches. From the early 17th century, competing with French and English watch manufactures to dominating the luxury market today, Swiss Ebauche manufactures helped make it happen. Let’s take a look at how this low cost movement helped shape history.