Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1: Making A Watch The Traditional Way (Video)

Our friends at The Watches TV have published a beautiful three-part video series on manufacturing a watch fully by hand as demonstrated by Greubel Forsey’s recent Hand Made 1.

‘Making of:’ the Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1 on The Watches TV

In this series, Marc-André Deschoux and his team get deep into the Greubel Forsey manufacture and talk to all of the artisans involved, beginning with founders Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel.

With fascinating macro photography and beautifully filmed interview sequences taken over the course of the winter in Greubel Forsey’s picturesque La Chaux-de-Fonds manufacture, these fascinating videos are divided into three digestible parts of less than ten minutes each.

Experience the pure enjoyment of learning how such a beautiful object is hand crafted from start to finish.

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Quick Facts Greubel Forsey Hand Made 1
Case: 43.5 x 13.5 mm, white gold
Movement: manual winding Caliber Hand Made 1 with one-minute tourbillon, 3 Hz/21,600 vph frequency, 95% made by hand
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds
Limitation: 2-3 per year
Price: 1 million Swiss francs

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1 reply
  1. Colton
    Colton says:

    Beautifully produced and presented. Marc-Andre is an absolute pleasure to watch and listen-to on the screen; his enthusiasm is infectious.The project in question, and Greubel Forsey overall, need no comment beyond simply stating, ‘Wow’.


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