Perrelet

More about Perrelet

Abraham-Louis Perrelet is born in 1729 in Le Locle, a Swiss village in the mountains of Neuchâtel. Fascinated by watchmaking professions, as a teenager, he devotes himself to the construction of a certain number of precision instruments. The mastery of his art, his renowned skills and creative genius would make him one of the greatest watchmaking references of all time. From the 1770s onwards, Abraham-Louis Perrelet applies himself to perfecting a system which, from one single initial impulse, would continue to function indefinitely. It was in 1777, that he develops his completely revolutionary invention – the self-winding or automatic movement. To this very day nobody has managed to improve on this to give life to mechanical calibers and his invention continues to make its mark on watchmaking history. Abraham-Louis Perrelet develops the first podometer and also becomes the first person to create watches with a cylinder, duplex, calendar and equation escapements. He works on further refining gear trains and improving pinions, gears, the escapement as well as his unique automatic winding mechanism.

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Only people who have been living in Switzerland for more than one year, with at least a B permit, and aged between 20 and 70 years are eligible for 0% loan.

You will only be asked for your identity document (B or C permit or Swiss identity document).

All new watches are delivered with their original box and certificate as well as the official international warranty. Pre-owned watches are checked by a professional and, in case the original warranty has expired, Watchdreamer offers you a 12-month Warranty.

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