The painter was Christophe François de Ziegler

Aug 05, 2019,20:48 PM
 

The background picture is depicting a typical house of 1780 including a watchmaker's workshop in Geneva. The painter was Christophe François de Ziegler.
The action of the workmen observed by the others is probably one of the most difficult to perform, the bending of the balance spring.
At that time (and also nowadays) regarded as 'high tech'.

- At that time AP did not exist -

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Came across this VC advertisement from 25 years ago

 
 By: MichaelC : August 4th, 2019-14:17
It was in an old cruise ship magazine buried in a box. ...  

This is funny😂 [nt]

 
 By: Kingston : August 4th, 2019-19:15

The painter was Christophe François de Ziegler

 
 By: timeset : August 5th, 2019-20:48
The background picture is depicting a typical house of 1780 including a watchmaker's workshop in Geneva. The painter was Christophe François de Ziegler. The action of the workmen observed by the others is probably one of the most difficult to perform, the... 

Great info👍🏼 [nt]

 
 By: Kingston : August 5th, 2019-23:25

What they invented in that time was

 
 By: timeset : August 6th, 2019-02:11
The differentiation of work. The single worker speciallised into one field of specific knowledge. So it was the start of high efficient work cooperation.

The many variations of the Vacheron Constantin Ispahan

 
 By: timeset : August 13th, 2019-08:48
With the gold bracelet the case style makes a much more pleasing impression. Vacheron Constantin Ladies Watch The Ispahan ref 27021, 27521, 27523. ...