H. Moser Swiss Mad watch

Watches are part of the Swiss image, along with the Matterhorn, its cousin Mount Toblerone, trains that are unforgivingly punctual, and lakes of molten cheese. In addition, the Swiss approach is one of absolute correctness and politeness in all their activities. So it came as a surprise to see a video by watch brand H.…

H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry

H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Small Seconds Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry worked with Edouard Meylan, CEO of H. Moser & Cie, on this watch, and it bears its signature at the base of the dial, in the place of the usual “SWISS MADE”. The collaboration produced a beautiful watch that looks fabulous on the wrist. The design is very classical, based on H. Moser…

H. Moser Concept Watch

In its most recent watches, H. Moser is showing attention not only to engineering, design and marketing, but also to the sociological aspects of watchmaking. The Concept Watch presented in May 2015 has a dial reduced to the bare minimum: the brand’s hallmark graded fumé dial, three hands, but no indices, logo, or any other…

H. Moser Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Funky Blue

H. Moser’s first perpetual calendar won the GPHG Grand Prix in 2006; the watch was relaunched in 2013, and it is still a fresh-looking piece in the realm of perpetual calendars that usually have lots of subdials and windows. The Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Funky Blue, a version launched in 2015 at about the same time…

H. Moser & Cie.

Company profile: Heinrich Moser was born, ninth in a family of twelve children, in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, in 1805, into a family with watchmaking traditions: his grandfather Johannes, and his father Erhard were watchmakers. His birthplace is still visible, the house named “Zum blauen Himmel” on Lower Vordergasse. Heinrich trained under his father and grandfather and…

H. Moser versus Apple Watch

The Apple Watch was announced by Tim Cook on 9 September 2014, and it immediately sent shivers through the spines of everyone involved in the mechanical watch industry, in particular in Switzerland. This was understandable, because in the 1970s, the introduction of cheap quartz watches from Japan and the United States put about two-thirds of…