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Charles-Auguste Pàillard Watches

Carles-Auguste PaillardCharles-Auguste Paillard is a Swiss watchbalance of Carles-Auguste Pàillard watch mechanism company, named after the founder. Charles-Auguste Pillard was born in 1840 in the Swiss village Sainte-Croix. As a youth he went to his uncle in Brazil, where he was engaged in service and repair of marine chronographs. Pillard began to study the influence of marine climate and humidity on instruments. Later Pillard moved to Geneva, where he continued his research. He successfully applied his knowledge and experience in the field of changes the properties of metals depending on the climate and temperature in watch making. Based on the writings of the English scientist Hourie, who lived in Le Locle and the results of their experiments and research, Pillard introduced a non-oxidizing antimagnetic spiral for the balance of palladium in 1877.
This discovery made Pillard famous. And in 1888 he founded the company «Geneva Anti Magnetic Watch Co SA». In the same year the company, led by Pillard, got the prize for the best chronometer.
In 1893 at an exhibition in Chicago he presented a watch with minute repeater, perpetual calendar and chronograph function with “fly back". Currently, the production of the watch company Charles - Auguste Paillard and its own workshops, equipped with modern facilities, located in the Swiss town of Grenchen.
As a basis for the mechanisms of watches Charlese-Auguste Paillard used caliber ETA, which is complicated by the different functions: power reserve indicator, perpetual calendar, GMT. The processing and testing of the movement is carried out in own workshops. There is also made hand engraved of cases, complement of mechanisms with the complex modules which allow to create watches that match the high standards of Swiss watch making.
Basically, the watch company Ñharles – Auguste Paillard presents the classic models of a wristwatch. However, in a collection appear more skeletons.
The collection of watches Charles-Augusto Paillard SCELLETON.
The model Watch Art I Automatic Scelleton is equipped with movement ETA caliber 2824-2: rhodium bridges with hand engraved, blued screws and hands. The case is made of steel. Glass is sapphire. Power reserve is 42 hours. Functions: hours, minutes, central seconds hand. Water-resistance is up to 50 meters. The model Classic Scelleton Automatic: the watch case is made of steel with gold. Functions: hours, minutes, seconds. Strap hours – calfskin.
The watch collection Charles-August Paillard WATCH ART is characterized by a round case. The model Watch Art I Day Date is equipped with automatic mechanism. Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, day of week.
Carles-Auguste PàillardThe model Watch Art II Small Second Carles-Auguste PàillardMechanical is equipped with hand winding movement.
The collection Charles-August Paillard TONNEAU has models with barrel-shaped case which is made of steel.
The model of wristwatch Classic Tonneau Small Second is equipped with automatic movement ETA caliber 2895 SS. Functions: hours, minutes, small second hand dial. The bracelet is made of stainless steel. Water-resistance is up to 30 meters.
The model Slassic Tonneau Power Reserve is equipped with automatic movement ETA caliber ÑS 2897. Functions: hours, minutes, power reserve, date. Water-resistance is up to 30 meters. Bracelet is metal.
The collection hours Charles-Auguste Paillard RECTANGULAR has models with quartz movement. The rectangular case is made of stainless steel with PVD-coated. The crown is encrusted with sapphire cabochon.
The company Charles-Auguste Paillard, continuing the tradition of the founder - precision and high quality, is working to develop its own mechanisms with complex functions.
The watch company Sharlese-Auguste Paillard offers wristwatches, which can meet people with very diverse tastes at very attractive prices.

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