Sep 13, 2016

Discovering L’Epee 1839, A High-end Clock Manufacturer

Tags: Balthazar, Clocks, L'Epée 1839, Melchior, Sherman, Starfleet, Table clock

In this ever evolving world, clock manufacturing may seem like something from another time, but it encompasses all the very same skills needed for the manufacturing of your favorite watch, plus a little extra! Today, there aren’t that many company in the world that have kept these skills together and it seems courageous to keep doing something a bit complicated to explain, especially to younger generation.

But this is the choice Arnaud Nicolas, the CEO of L’Epée 1839, has made in pursuing the original activity of the company established more than 170 years ago. One can only be respectful of this entrepreneurial stubborn attitude and his willingness to establish this craft in the 21st century. The very active collaboration L’Epée enjoys with MB&F is a really fine example of this and we have seen modern interpretation of your classical table clock in shapes totally new and fresh to the eye with the arrival of Starlet, Melchior, Sherman and more recently Balthazar.

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  • SoCalFreelance


    When working on that scale I can only imagine the number of complications that could be included

    Sep 17, 2016

  • Aumaderh


    Salut the watches TV! Félicitations pour votre travail de grande qualité reflétant votre passion de la belle horlogerie. En tant qu'étudiant recherchant un stage exécutant, je voudrais savoir si vous avez des conseils ou des personnes vers qui je pourrais me diriger. Merci beaucoup

    Sep 14, 2016

  • Matheus Garcia

    Matheus Garcia

    Just out of curiosity, which languages do you guys speak? Love your work. Very high quality videos, just like the products that you review! Keep up the good work

    Sep 14, 2016

  • Luke Falkenholm

    Luke Falkenholm

    Marc, what watch do you wear? Also great job on this video! Ill say it again, no one out there has the production value you guys do. Its honestly better than some tv shows

    Sep 14, 2016

  • 12sin8


    I really liked this but wished it was longer, I'd love to hear about the challenges of the modern industry for L'Epee, the inspiration behind the collab with MB&F etc... these manufacturers are so fascinating that 3 minutes is just never enough time to really understand a brand.

    Sep 13, 2016

  • Player Review

    Player Review

    Wow, gloves with individual condoms on each finger. Those hands and watches are _very_ protected.

    Sep 13, 2016

  • Cesar Rabbit

    Cesar Rabbit


    Sep 13, 2016

  • Palatine of facts

    Palatine of facts

    you guys should add your patreon link in the video description.

    Sep 13, 2016

  • Juho Ketola

    Juho Ketola

    Loving the intro!

    Sep 13, 2016

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