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What is an ébauche? An ébauche is an unfinished movement and sold as such. In Switzerland, before 1850, an ébauche consisted of only the plate, bridges, fusee and the barrel.…

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When I first started collecting antique watches, I thought I understood what the term watchmaker referred to, but nothing could be further from the truth. It is a much-abused word.…

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