Happenings Karl-Friedrich Scheufele And Vincent Lapaire To Lecture At The Horological Society Of New York
An uncommon horologist, Ferdinand Berthoud abandoned a work of enormous extension in the fields of marine chronometers, beautifying watches and timekeepers, expert apparatuses, and logical estimating instruments. Moreover, Berthoud created numerous books on horology, comprising more than 4,000 pages with engraved plates.
Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud draws motivation from the exceptional legacy of the Swiss expert watchmaker while giving his work a contemporary bend. Commending the 250th commemoration of the increase in 1770 of Ferdinand Berthoud to the title of “Clockmaker and Mechanic by arrangement to the French King and Navy,” Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud as of late revealed another assortment of watches – the Chronomètre FB 2RE . At the October 2020 talk of the Horological Society of New York , Karl-Friedrich Scheufele and Vincent Lapaire will examine the history of this pioneer of marine chronometry, and clarify in detail the development found in the new Chronomètre FB 2RE.
Chronomètre FB 2RE
About Karl-Friedrich Scheufele
Profoundly intrigued by the history of craftsmanship and watchmaking, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is the main thrust behind the Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud, of which he is President.
Born in Germany in 1958, he was brought up in Pforzheim until the age of 15. In 1963, when his family assumed control over the Chopard watch Manufacture in Geneva, he selected at Geneva International School. He later served an apprenticeship with a Geneva gem dealer prior to proceeding with his examinations at the University of Lausanne Business and Economics Faculty and planning to join the family firm.
In 1996, Karl-Friedrich Scheufele established Chopard Manufacture and selected to zero in on the creation of finely made mechanical developments. The company is situated in Fleurier, in the Val-de-Travers.
In 2006, while introducing a watchmaking gallery in Fleurier named “L.U.CEUM – Trace of Time,” he additionally obtained the rights to the name Ferdinand Berthoud, which he thusly enlisted in 2013 as the Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud. He will probably offer incomparable and steadfastly contemporary watches mirroring the soul of greatness developed by Ferdinand Berthoud.
About Vincent Lapaire
Vincent Lapaire was brought into the world in 1964 in Zurich, Switzerland. He began his profession in the Swiss watch industry in 1990 in the field of inventory network and venture the board. Energetic with expressions and history and profiting by demonstrated involvement with the watch advancement field, he joined the Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud in Fleurier (Switzerland) in 2011 as General Manager. He is at present responsible for the advancement of the brand under the administration of Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, President and Co-President of the Chopard gathering, that is at the inception of the resurrection of the celebrated name of Ferdinand Berthoud, watchmaker-technician to the French King Louis XV and under the Empire.
The occasion is on Monday, October 5, 2020 , from 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S. furthermore, Canada) by means of Zoom Webinar .
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HODINKEE is a patron of the Horological Society of New York .