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EXHIBITION: How watchmaking conquered the world

A clock by Abraham-Louis Breguet www.musee-suisse.ch

Château de Prangins, on now till September 19, 2011

The Swiss National Museum presents a retrospective dedicated to the life and art of Abraham-Louis Breguet, probably the greatest watchmaker of all time. Originally from Switzerland, Breguet settled in Paris and by 1800 had established a network that covered the whole of Europe. The exhibition shows a selection of 175 pieces.

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