H. Moser & Cie.
H. Moser & Cie Watches is a Swiss luxury brand. All movements are manufactured in-house. Every watch is built and finished by hand. Each watch has unique features, its complications are simple and functional.
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Brand Review: H. Moser & Cie. Watches
Talk about the true watchmakers, and the name H. Moser & Cie comes up as watch pioneers in the watchmaking industry. Most luxury watch brands jump into the watchmaking industry by starting making wristwatches directly. H. Moser & Cie is the personified journey of watchmaking because the brand is closely associated with the story of timepieces. In the early 1900s, the only timepieces used were clocks and pocket watches. H. Moser & Cie. started out manufacturing clocks, and pocket watches in the beginning. With the passage of time and fashion evolution, by the mid-1900s, they started making wristwatches as well.
H. Moser and Cie. History
Born into a family of watchmakers in 1805, Heinrich Moser, decided to move to St. Petersburg to establish himself there, as an exceptional watchmaker. For generations, his family had been maintaining the public clocks of Schaffhausen. When his time came, Moser was deprived of this opportunity to take care of public clocks. He took this deprivation as a motivation to prove himself by setting off on his own path in the field of timepieces.
In 1828, Henry Moser established H. Moser & Cie. in St. Petersburg. The Moser watches were initially dedicated tomanufacturing clocks and pocket watches…until 1953. It was after that the product line was expanded, and wristwatches were also included. It was later turned into exclusive men’s contemporary watches brand by Meylan.
H. Moser & Cie soon became a symbol of reliable, elegant, and classy watches with exceptional manufacture movements. From an artisanal watchmaker to a true entrepreneur, Moser established himself as a competent and skillful watchmaker whounderstood the details and requirements of his products.
H. Moser and Cie. Inspiration
- H. Moser & Cie has entrepreneurialism history. Being an independent business, which deals with Swiss watches, the main objective is to manufacture top-notch quality watches while challenging the norms. H. Moser & Cie is a Swiss, family-run business. Moser created a full-scale timepiece production system to entertain clientele internationally. His dedication, novelty, and enthusiasm have truly made H. Moser & Cie a hallmark of quality watches in Russia within no time.
- H. Moser & Cie believes that human touch has no comparison to the finesse and craft of watch manufacturing. H Moser watches appreciate inhousemanufacturing, which allows manufacturing all movements from within. The manufacturing, as well as finishing, is done by hand.
- By using ingenious products, H. Moser & Cie inculcates unique features in its watches. H. Moser & Cie utilizes all resources and does everything in its power to ensure that the watches bearing its logo are an embodiment of grace, class, and functionality. The company’s own R&D department, technical section, and movement component manufacturing are its measures to ensure that H Moser & Cie has complete control over quality.
H. Moser and Cie. Experience
The responsibility of maintaining and caretaking the public clocks of Schaffhausen had been with the Moser family for generations. Henry had seen watches and clockworks quite closely all his life. This had not only become his passion to remain close to timepieces but had also given him insight about clockwork in detail.
In all his family, Henry was deprived of the responsibility to take care of public clocks. His deprivation became his inspiration to pour the utmost level of skill, craft, and dexterity into perfecting the art of watchmaking so that he can prove himself in the same industry. There, the designs, functionality, and the perfection of these timepieces is the result of continuous efforts by the messiah of watches.
H. Moser and Cie. Working
The watchmaking at H. Moser & Cie begins with research and development, followed by design. The sketching and rendering of these designs are computer aided. Prototypes are created at different scales to probe and perfect the functionality of each new idea. The contemporary Moserwatches use a modular escapement in almost all of its movements. Other than this, it comes with the safety of a double pull crown, loaded and rich yet simple calendar, the trademark look, and complication of H. Moser & Cie.
The craft and design of H. Moser & Cie timepieces are a product of dedication, attention, and creativity. All these traits make it possible to design these ever so classy timepieces.
H. Moser and Cie. Watch Components
H. Moser & Cie. is responsible for ensuring the topnotch quality watches by focusing on watch manufacturing through all its phases; design, development, and refinement.With special balance wheels and hairspring by Precision Engineering AG, it has become possible for Moser to produce highly complicated and essential components for any high-end mechanical watch today. The philosophy H. Moser & Cie. belives in, the designs it follows, and the emotions it evokes make H Moser a highly desirable timepieces brand globally. H. Moser & Cie. extends international sales services and has retail points in various parts of the world.
H. Moser and Cie. Watch Movements
H. Moser & Cie. offer a wide range of models having a 7-day power reserve. This is a highly valuable and unique feature in mechanical watches of this caliber. A number of special barrels and springs are used to achieve this. H. Moser & Cie. power reserve indicators can be seen through sapphire crystal case-back.
With the escapement module, the cleaning and servicing of a watch are simplified. A watchmaker can remove the already existing escapement module, and before installing a new module, he can clean and service it.
With the help of unique, ingenious hacking seconds feature, the watch can be set to seconds... precisely. While the crown is pulled out, the second's hand remains still and stationary. It starts working the moment you push in the crown.
The watches featuring date or another time zone have a double pull crown. This allows the crown to be pulled out in two stages. In the first stage, the date and/or other time zone is set. In the second stage, time is set. This allows the watch to display exact time, date, and another time zone in a sophisticated manner: more functionality, one button. The H Moser perpetual calendar has a reputation for its simple and elegant design. A small central arrow indicates the month using hour indices. This elegant calendar solution was recognized by the Geneva watchmaking grand prox in 2006.
H. Moser & Cie. calendar is rare because it changes the date in a fraction of a second. Unlike other calendars which gradually change the date, H. Moser & Cie. changes its date in the spur of a second at midnight.
Pre-owned H. Moser and Cie. Watches
H. Moser & Cie. does not only deal in selling brand new watches but also you can buy and sell your H. Moser and Cie. watches to Exquisite Timepieces. Exquisite Timepieces gives a fairly market competitive rate for your preowned H. Moser and Cie. watch. If there are budget constraints, but you don’t want to compromise quality and brand, Exquisite Timepieces allows you to purchase pre-owned H. Moser and Cie. watches at a nominal price.
H. Moser and Cie. Reputation
H Moser & Cie is a name for the highest standard of quality and craftsmanship. After moving to St. Petersburg, Henry earned a reputation for producing exquisite timepieces, supplying watches to bigshots like politicians and royalty, movements to famed Russian jeweler Fabergé. He was even mentioned by author Fyodor Dostoevsky. Soon, 'Moser' became a Russian byword for quality and excellence, and it has been able to maintain its reputation since then. Moser was great at two things; producing watches and entrepreneurship. Because of this amazing blend of qualities, he was able to maintain the reputation and take the business to the international level.
H. Moser and Cie. Watch Prices
The best part about Moser watches is the unbelievable prices. This is where the entrepreneurial spirit of H. Moser & Cie plays the best role. With their smart tactics, H watches are sold at an affordable price without any compromise on quality or design. It is quite easy for an enterprise to buy all the equipment, make watches, and sell them at a sky-high price… all in the name of class and quality. But, the cost can be unattainable which can lead to bankruptcy very quickly. Through the establishment of two companies, Moser does not only sell fancy parts to other enterprises and make profits from there but also uses those parts to keep the prices low.
Brand Wrap Up: H. Moser and Cie.
Without any prior experience of H. Moser & Cie. it is understandable that you are wary. Because it just does not feel quite right to put your hard-earned money into something which is lesser popular and known. Of course, you can buy one of those fancy watches for the same price. But, if anything at all, you have to take a look at an H. Moser & Cie, hold it in your hand, and know how it feels to have a Moser on your wrist. We are quite certain that nothing else will ever feel quite the same again.