The goal of this site is to bring to a new generation the magic and passion of watchmaking and to increase the knowledge of those already bitten by the horological bug.

L'objectif de ce site est d'apporter à une nouvelle génération la magie et la passion de l'horlogerie et d'augmenter la connaissance de ceux déjà mordus par l'horlogerie.


Updates September 2019

(2nd Anniversary edition)


The revised Grand Seiko deconstruction above is the first in a new series including Credor.

To learn more click here.


September 1st marks the second anniversary of The Naked Watchmaker. Thank you to all the individuals and companies who have supported us since day one.

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Making Watchmakers Tools For Over 200 years

A photo study from 1991 by Willy Abplanalp and text by Gil Baillod (translated)

Bergeon early history (français)

Exerts from a rare catalogue from 1958

Updates January 2019

Why The Naked Watchmaker …