30 Nov '14, 8pm

My First Grail Watch: Robert Michelsen Of Michelsen Watchmakers

My First Grail Watch: Robert Michelsen Of Michelsen Watchmakers

Welcome back to an original aBlogtoWatch feature, "My First Grail Watch." In this series, we ask prominent people in the watch industry about the first timepiece that they lusted after. Today, we're speaking with Robert Michelsen, a fourth-generation watchmaker who, along with instructing students, oversees production for Icelandic brand Michelsen . Read on to learn what grail has eluded him, even to this day. aBlogtoWatch (ABTW): Who are you, and what is your relationship to the watch industry? Robert Michelsen: My name is Robert Michelsen, and I hail from Reykjavík, Iceland. Watchmaking is in my blood: I‘m the 4th generation of watchmakers in my family, and the family company, Michelsen Watchmakers, is the oldest watch company in Iceland, founded in 1909 by my great-grandfather. I live in Switzerland, where I‘m an Instructor at K&H Watchmaking Competence Centre which is ...

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