Video: Philippe Dufour Explains Nearly-Forgotten Watchmaking Techniques

Greubel Forsey is financing renowned independent watchmaker Philippe Dufour to produce a film that records for posterity watchmaking techniques that slowly are being lost and fading from memory. The goal is to provide future generations with a recorded lesson on these important steps in the mechanical watchmaking process. In this exclusive video, we visit Dufour’s workshops, where he shares his expertise in these traditional handcrafted methods and takes us through the process of building a watch.

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  1. Dr. Bartley R. Labiner

    Watchmaking is an amazing art and science not to be forgotten.

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