Happy Birthday, Bovet! Celebrating 195 Years of Complicated Watches

Haute Time

Today, 195 years ago Bovet was officially founded in London. Ironically it did not mark the beginning of the journey, as Jean-Frédéric Bovet had already had the foresight several years earlier to send his three sons to London, the epicenter of watchmaking during those days. From there the brothers would venture out and win the favor of the Emperor of China and his court, with their elaborately decorated pocket watches.

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