And so for about 10 Saturdays, we might spend two hours collectively and he would make me do homework prematurely. And on the finish, I had an examination. I needed to know all of the variations, all of the elements of the watch, and the distinction between a flying tourbillon and a standard tourbillion with the bridge. He additionally took me via the historical past of AP in his distinctive manner. I discovered rather a lot in regards to the trade itself, our friends within the trade, and the distinctive and vital watches all through historical past.
Then I used to be additionally lucky to spend extra time with Michael Friedman, who’s our head of issues. I actually wish to get into the mental aspect of watches – the historical past of time and the examine of time and the which means of time, and what that meant in historical past and the historical past of mankind.
I really simply returned from Switzerland, the place I frolicked within the atelier. I’m going to our manufacturing amenities. I am nonetheless studying.