American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI)

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American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI)

Postby koimaster » January 4th 2018, 3:45pm

New Yorker Uhrmachers Verein




The history of AWCI began with the early guilds and watchmaker associations that laid the foundation upon which AWCI is based. America's first watchmakers society was probably the New Yorker Uhrmachers Verein, organized on March 26, 1866, by German immigrant watchmakers located in New York City. In the 1930s it was reorganized as the Horological Society of New York. Next, a group of Chicago watchmakers formed the American Horological Society in June of 1892. On August 13, 1917, the Associated Watchmakers of America was formed. Later, the Horological Institute of America was established on October 20-21, 1921.


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