THE WATCHMAKER JOHANN HEINRICH MOSER. Johann Heinrich Moser was born and grew up in Schaffhausen in the traditions and experience of a watch making dynasty that had become established over the generations.
Son and grandson of watchmakers he learned the traditional watchmakers craft from his father, Erhard Moser and from his grandfather Johannes Moser. In 1824, he left Schaffhouse to set up in Locle where he perfected his knowledge in the presence of the greatest watchmakers of the time. Two years later, he tried to return and set up business in his home town, but the Municipal Council rejected his request to be given the honorary post of watchmaker to the town in favour of someone else. Heinrich Moser & came into being in 1828 and in 1829, Johann Heinrich Moser founded his watch making business in Locle to manufacture pocket watches. As an ambitious and visionary watchmaker, Johann Heinrich Moser decided to set up in business in.
Tsarist at the time was regarded as an excellent labour and sales market and as a sound trading base for watches. After several employed positions as a watchmaker, he founded his own company in at the end of 1828. This marked the hour of inception of the greatly successful brand, Hy Moser & Cie.
Alongside precision watches and watches designed as pieces of jewelers, Johann Heinrich Moser also offered a range of simple watches. Johann Heinrich Moser accordingly established a watch factory in Le Locle in 1829, which produced watches exclusively for his businesses. This allowed him to guarantee the high quality of his products.
Eventually, he was made an honorary citizen of Le Locle in acknowledgement of his services to the town in the Swiss Jura. Johann Heinrich Mosers constant quest for quality was crowned by success. In 1831, he opened a subsidiary in. And became supplier to the Tsars, the Royal Families, the. Johann Heinrich Moser also developed sales of his watches in Siberia and Kamchatka as well as New York and Paris, where his brother George Moser was working as a watchmaker.
Only 15 years after starting his company, Johann Heinrich Moser was the undisputed market leader in the Russian watch trade. In 1845, the Johann Heinrich Moser companies in employed around fifty people. Having become a prosperous watchmaker, Johann Heinrich Moser decided to return and settle definitively in his home town of. At the end of 1848 where he had the Charlottenfels castle built.
He became one of the key figures in the town, participating actively in its development. I bring to your attention to this very rare vintage Swiss Military collectable, made by IWC International Watch Company Schaffhausen mechanical mens watch CHRONOGRAPH HENRY MOSER & Cie for Soviet Air Force Pilots WWII. These are reliable completely a mechanical, multipurpose watch a chronograph.
The watch has original nickel chrome case which signed Hy. Moser & Cie and serial number: 1171562. This watch have two rear cover - external and internal. The presence of the inner lid - this is a good sign of quality watch.
It is used to protect the mechanism from dust and to provide added protection from moisture. Also surface of this lid have brand stamp it signed: brand stamp HM&Cie, Hy.Moser & Cie and serial number 1171562. On the external back cover has inscription: I sports festival, V. (Military Air Force, The Workers of the Peasant Red Army), 1934 year, 1 place triathlon, comrade Majorovu. This watch has original HIGHER-QUALITY movement which signed brand stamp HM&Co. You see in the photos the original enamel dial is gave to this watch.
The re-finished dial Black Military style WWII is in excellent condition, professionally restored and beautifully done. On the dial, hours markers are fluorescent (luminous in dark). On face side, dome glass is plastic. To the watch a watchband is added in a gift.
The watch has been restored, checked and calibrated by a master watchmaker and is in good running condition, chronograph-functions working very well. This unique watch was kept till our time in very good condition. Getting such thing you do good capital investment. Every year the price for them will increase only! This watch is a stylish acquisition for collectors, 100% satisfaction, and good present or for everyday use!Diameter of the case with crown. Diameter of the case: 50mm.
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