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Louis Vuitton Watchmaking Factory Tour

The timing could not have been higher. After seven years working in La Chaux-de-Fonds, alongside company sibling TAG Heuer, Louis Vuitton was fascinated by increasing its watchmaking capabilities away from its standing as an établisseur, sourcing actions from ETA, Dubois-Dépraz, La Joux-Perret, and Zenith, after which casing them, most incessantly, within the Tambour’s recognizable canister-like profile. Manufacturing reportedly fluctuated fairly incessantly within the division’s first seven years, yo-yoing between 10,000 and 20,000 watches each year. By the point Navas and Barbasini had made contact with LVMH executives, the Louis Vuitton watchmaking division was prepared for one thing new, which the Spin Time granted.