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Thoughts and debate around watchmaking precision. 16.12.2019 17h MIH.

Ten years after Le Locle relaunched the Chronometry Contest, its awards ceremony becomes a festive celebration of watchmaking precision in 2019. Why? Because a combination of circumstances deprived the prize list of candidates.

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Change in the programme of the award ceremony

The December 16, 2019 award ceremony will take place at the Le Locle Musée des Beaux-Arts. Instead of the expected announcement of results, it will celebrate Swiss watchmaking precision with conviction and panache. Program to be available soon.

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