Thanks and Links

Useful Books & Sites

Watchprint Sarl – Swiss distributors of Horological Books   www.watchprint.com

Editions Antoine Simonin – Swiss distributors of Horological Books  www.booksimonin.ch

Jeffery Formby Antiques – Horological book Store, Fine Antique Clocks and much more…                           www.formby-clocks.co.uk/

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

Nicole Nielsen & Co by Tony Maragna        www.nicolenielsenandco.com

A really good site for translation of horological terms        www.fhs.ch/berner

A site operated by David Boettcher with a wealth of detail about straps, makers, case marks – you name it he’s probably got it….  or if he hasn’t he knows about it        www.vintagewatchstraps.com/index.htm

David R Bill & Sons – watch dial restoration         www.davidbill.co.uk

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

Pocketwatch Taschenuhrforum        www.lucrum.ch/pocketwatch/

Global Horology Web Pages        www.global-horology.com/

Swiss Horology Site and Forum        www.horlogerie-suisse.com

German Horology Site and Forum        www.uhrforum.de

French/English German Horology Site and Forum        www.pocketwatchesforum.com/

Watchuseek – “The World’s most visited watch forum”         www.watchuseek.com/

Blog article about Louis-Benjamin Audemars, by Nikko Cheng (in Chinese) http://watchxo.com/publictopic.php?tid=71

Institutions & Associations

Antiquarian Horological Society        www.ahsoc.org

British Horological Institute        www.bhi.co.uk

National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors         www.nawcc.org

Espace Horloger, Le Sentier,  Vallée de Joux        www.espacehorloger.ch/

Musée d’art et d’histoire – Ville de Genève        www.ville-ge.ch/mah

Journal Suisse d’Horlogerie (The Swiss Horological Journal)      www.jsh.ch

Help for Heros       www.helpforheroes.org.uk

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Fund         www.leukaemialymphomaresearch.org.uk

Auction Houses, Dealers and Interesting People

Auktionhaus Dr. Crott,  Mannheim Germany        www.uhren-muser.de/

R.O. Schmitt fine arts,  USA        www.roschmitt.com  

Stephen Bogoff, Antiquarian Horologist        www.bogoff.com

Don Levison  Antiquarian Horologist        www.antiquehorology.com

David Penney’s Antique Watch Store        www.antiquewatchstore.com

Interesting stuff about Vacheron & Constantin        www.ticktalk.shawwebspace.ca

Galerie Arnaud Tellier, Morges, Switzerland - fine arts and rare horology  www.tellier.ch

Places

Vallée de Joux, VD, Switzerland        www.valleedejoux.ch          www.myvalleedejoux.ch

Commune du Chenit (Vallée de Joux)        www.communeduchenit.ch

Le Brassus VD (Vallée de Joux), Switzerland        www.brassus.ch

       (Chorale du Brassus, Male Voice Choir        www.choraledubrassus.ch)

Vallorbe VD, Switzerland        www.vallorbe-tourisme.ch

       (Vallorbe’s spectacular Caves        www.grottesdevallorbe.ch)

Mürten/Morat, Switzerland        www.murtentourismus.ch

Somerton, Somerset UK        www.somerton.co.uk

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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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