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Jean-Frédéric LeschotGeorges-Auguste LeschotAn adoptive son of Pierre Jaquet-Droz, J Leschot Company Manufactory ean-Frédéric Leschot (1746-1824) was a wonderful watchmaker and a genius in the area of mechanics.  He participated in the construction and making of great automatic devices which performed the most incredible things such as drawing a picture, playing the piano, in other words, functions of modern day computers. He also produced complicated musical clocks, as well as making different gears for watch movements. In 1784, he being in partnership of Jaquet-Droz established his own company in Geneva. In 1787 they  Leschot Watchesreceived the title of “Honorable Citizen of Geneva”. They produced luxurious wristwatches, self-winding “perpetual” watches, marvelous jewels and “singing birds”. The watch-making industry owes great recognition to Jean-Frederic Leschot in terms of technical, industrial and commercial development. Georges-Auguste Leschot (1800-1884), a son of Jean-Frédéric Leschot, was a pioneerLeschot in the watch industry by introducing the inter-changeability of watch components being parts of watch movements. He applied these qualities to build watches of high quality and to create the machines to produce them. Due to the invention of draw in lever escape wheel, he got general recognition of his watches in the world watch industry. In 1845, his Leschot watch company with Vacheron & Constantin of Geneva watch company received from Geneva’s Society of the Arts the official prize “Auguste de la Rives”. Nowadays, the company is a member of Leschot Group and produces only tourbillon watches. Models of the company's collections of wristwatches have stainless steel, 18K  rose gold or platinum cases. The first company's collection of wristwatches is Tourbillon I. Cases of these watches are made of stainless steel and also of platinum. Watches are equipped with a LESCHOT-TOURBILLON SWISS MADE, LM 900 movement. Straps of manual work are made of Louisiana crocodile leather. Then the Tourbillon II collection has launched. Its models have the same characteristics as the previous ones. But there are also cases made of 18K gold. Leschot watches are available at the company's official representatives. These watches being on your wrist will underline your individuality and impeccable taste very well. 

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