The Watchmaking Treatise

1848 : LOUIS MOINET PUBLISHES HIS WATCHMAKING TREATISE

« What counts is not departing from that which is true »

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« First published in 1848, this is one of the greatest horological works of the century”

— Chamberlain

« If everything were mathematical and demonstrated, there would no longer be any art involved; it would instead be an exact science. If everything were practical, it would be an industrial profession. »

“This book is the most comprehensive, the best written and the most indispensable of all books that have been written on watchmaking.”

— Panthéon Biographique Universel, 1853