THE STRANGE WATCH OF MR. ROSKOPF – MIH EXHIBITION



The "Roskopf  watch" revolutionzed the watch industry. The watchmaker Georges-Frédéric Roskopf actually conceived a simplified and accurate movement. Nicknamed "La Prolétaire" (The Proletarian), it will become one of the biggest success of the watch industry worldwide.

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