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Watch enthusiasts always find each other


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December 2020

Watch enthusiasts always find each other

Some of them have been active for two centuries, others just since last year; horological societies, associations and clubs feed the global watchmaking ecosystem. How have these groups of enthusiasts (and professionals) navigated this unprecedented period? We bring you a selection of testimonials, from Japan to Silicon Valley.


eyond the venerable national horological societies and associations that have been active for centuries, in recent years we have seen more and more watch collectors’ clubs being created around the world. It’s a sign both of the vitality of the horological scene, amplified by the new social possibilities of digital technology, but also of the desire to come together physically to share a passion for what remains, even in the age of the web, a very tangible object.

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