The autonomous watchmaking scene is immense and comprises many brands, ateliers and limited shows. What actually dazzle us here, at MONOCHROME, is the means by which these watchmaking brands figure out how to make enthusiasm and to stand apart from the group with striking items. Among them is Bovet, an interesting production with amazing horological limit, sublimely beautified developments and an attention on cosmology. Today, we’re in Motiers, at the brand’s central command, to chat with proprietor Pascal Raffy about these entrancing timepieces.
Shooting Star, Astérium, Grand Récital… Intriguing names that allude to the absolute best of Bovet’s creation. Magnificently improved watches, super complex developments, openworked plans and entrancing galactic showcases are what you’ll get with this set of three of watches, otherwise called the “Récital” parts, which we have looked into in this select video.
Bovet was established in 1822 by Edouard Bovet and represented considerable authority in very good quality, openworked pocket watches sold mostly to the Chinese market. In 2001, Pascal Raffy gained this brand and made a vertically coordinated production that, even today, keeps on making flawlessly completed, very good quality, complex watches with galactic complications and interesting changeable cases – as a tribute to the antique pocket watches made by Edouard Bovet. Today, MONOCHROME is in Motiers, where Bovet has its base camp and a portion of its assembling facilities.
In the video at the highest point of this article, Mr Raffy clarifies what makes the brand one of a kind, guides us through his amazing creation offices lastly, presents three feature watches in the Récital collection.
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