GRPF XI (Paris 9th November 2019) Family Gallery

And the day of the GRPF XI of Paris arrived … and it was predictable, the laughter, the hugs, the moments created for never forget, the surprises, and these magic that only France and its people have, made it happen a weekend to remember…

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EMBLEMATIC WATCH MANUFACTURES: A. Lange & Söhne.

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“There is something that you demand not only of your watch, but also of yourself: never stand still.” Walter Lange.

When Ferdinand Adolph Lange, a watchmaker based in Dresden, founded the eponymous manufactory in 1845 in Glasshütte, a small town in a valley of the Saxon metal hills, he placed the first stones of Saxon precision watchmaking and made quality pocket watches , which today are still very sought after by collectors from all over the world. After the Second World War, the company became controlled by the state of East Germany and the name of Lange was practically forgotten.

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Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO of Panerai: “The watch industry is polluted by brands that invent nothing”

At the controls of the Panerai brand for eight months, Jean-Marc Pontroué will further strengthen the resources allocated to research and development with the goal of launching a disruptive innovation annually.

Entered the world of watchmaking with Montblanc 19 years ago, after a career started in leather goods at LVMH, Jean-Marc Pontroué refined his keen sense of the trade in contact with sales on the markets. Above all, he owes his common sense skills, an essential quality according to him in watchmaking.

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