Thanks and Links

Useful Books & Sites

Watchprint Sarl – Swiss distributors of Horological Books

Editions Antoine Simonin – Swiss distributors of Horological Books

Jeffery Formby Antiques – Horological book Store, Fine Antique Clocks and much more…                 

“Louis-Benjamin Audemars His Life & Work”. (Hartmut Zantke, Germany 2003)

A really good site for translation of horological terms

David R Bill & Sons – watch dial restoration

Really good restorers and repairers of antique watches and clocks:  R.McQueen & Son, Ilminster, Somerset, England:      e-mail

Pocketwatch Taschenuhrforum

Global Horology Web Pages

Swiss Horology Site and Forum

German Horology Site and Forum

French/English German Horology Site and Forum

Watchuseek – “The World’s most visited watch forum”

Blog article about Louis-Benjamin Audemars, by Nikko Cheng (in Chinese)

Institutions & Associations

Antiquarian Horological Society

British Horological Institute

National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors

Espace Horloger, Le Sentier,  Vallée de Joux

Musée d’art et d’histoire – Ville de Genève

Journal Suisse d’Horlogerie (The Swiss Horological Journal)

Help for Heros

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Fund

Auction Houses, Dealers and Interesting People

Auktionhaus Dr. Crott,  Mannheim Germany

R.O. Schmitt fine arts,  USA  

Stephen Bogoff, Antiquarian Horologist

Don Levison  Antiquarian Horologist

David Penney’s Antique Watch Store

Interesting stuff about Vacheron & Constantin

Galerie Arnaud Tellier, Morges, Switzerland - fine arts and rare horology


Vallée de Joux, VD, Switzerland

Commune du Chenit (Vallée de Joux)

Le Brassus VD (Vallée de Joux), Switzerland

       (Chorale du Brassus, Male Voice Choir

  (1968 Interview with M Louis Audemars-Rochat (“petit-Louis”), the last of the “peasant-watchmakers”

Vallorbe VD, Switzerland

       (Vallorbe’s spectacular Caves

Mürten/Morat, Switzerland

Somerton, Somerset UK


Special thanks to my cousin Mme Nelly Baudraz-Audemars for giving me access to those essential archives which were not in my possession.

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