The TimeZone Switzerland
Reports by Stan Sirody
The first annual TimeZone collector's tour occurred
in June, 2005. 25 wristwatch enthusiasts from around the world joined 3
tour guides for a 7 day trip to Switzerland. The group visited Patek
Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Jaeger LeCoultre,
Blancpain, Parmigiani, F.P. Journe, and Philippe Dufour, and they
enjoyed wonderful dinners with J-C Biver of Hublot and with a group of
AHCI and independent watchmakers.
This page contains reports on the Tour prepared by
Stan Sirody. Stan acted as official photographer and scribe for this
trip. Joining Stan as Tour leaders were Master Watchmaker and
past-President of the American Watchmakers Institute Ron DeCorte, and
Nick Lerescu of Advantage Tours International who served as Tour
Director. Please click the links below to share the 2005 Tour's exclusive
behind the scenes visits with several of the world's leading watch makers and manufacturers.
Philippe Dufour in Le Sentier and Blancpain in Le Brassus
Audemars Piguet in Le Brassus, Jaeger-LeCoultre in Le Sentier. Dinner with Hublot's J-C Biver.
and Vacheron Constantin in