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updating – February 2017

Georges Favre Jacot Vintage Silver Pocket Watch


Georges Favre Jacot vintage pocket watch


Pocket watch photographed by Bip Mistry for an ebay vintage watch dealer

Georges Favre Jacot set up a watchmaking company at the age of 22. He called the company Etablissements George Favre-Jacot (later to become Zenith) and brought together all aspects of watchmaking into one operation. Zenith still manufactures its own mechanical movements.
Success came early with a Gold medal at the Geneva Swiss National Exhibition
in 1896. The company went on to win a Gold medal at the World Fair in Paris and numerous first prizes from the Neuchâtel’s Observatory for its chronometric precision.


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