Huguenin, Edouard (2)
(see also: Huguenin People E )
Swiss watch manufacturer
Edouard Huguenin (Bergenat) was born on 23 April 1848 in Le Locle. He was the son of Auguste Huguenin and Julie Nussbaum. Brother of Fritz-Henri Huguenin -- Zéline Huguenin -- Louis Huguenin -- Louise Huguenin --...
In fact, the idea of jewels applied to watchmaking was by Nicholas Fatio but the French did not understand its importance so the mathematician together with the Debaufre brothers obtained a patent lasting 14 years.
An adjustable slide stem that carries the inner pivot of the contrate wheel. In addition, the outer pivot of this same wheel turns in a movable cap. In this way, it is possible to precisely adjust the depth of penetration of the verge in the meeting wheel. These two innovations are very...
The only similarity is that they are both chronographs, nothing else. The one in the link is a chronograph by Heuer. The hallmarks two large bears and one small bear were from Switzerland for the English market.
FHF Fabrique Horlogerie Fontainmelon was a large old factory that supplied raw movements and finished watches.
Both Swiss and French rarely used serial numbers or other characteristics, partly because they were sold as raw and buyers completed it.
Auguste Ericsson was a famous Swedish watchmaker who emigrated to Russia, apparently pursued by numerous creditors, but he was a valid watchmaker who had settled in St. Petersburg by taking over the workshop of another watchmaker. Its marine chronometers, supplied by Kullberg and other suppliers...
There were several Patek fakes, but Armand Schwob's were well made. But they were not built by him who was not a watchmaker but a swindler by trade, protagonist of several millionaire scams daring escapes from prison and his brother Abraham also implicated in scams.