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  • Explore the horizons of Moser’s technical and aesthetic expertise and embark on a journey through the world of haute horlogerie, where the intricate knowledge of timepieces is an artform in itself. As one of the world’s only independent integrated manufacturers, we know a thing or two.

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Chapter One – Enter the Entrepreneurs

Interview with Roger Nicholas Balsiger, Honorary Chairman at H. Moser & Cie. In 2002, Roger Nicholas Balsiger received an unexpected phone call. Would he like to be involved, the caller asked, in a secret project of biblical ambition…

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Chapter Two – Heinrich, Man Behind the Myth

In Chapter Two we continue our discussion with Roger Balsiger– this time we cover great-grandpa Moser’s Industrial Era, a Dam good invention, and a certain ‘Outlaw State of Mind’...

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Chapter Three – Moser and the Revival of Schaffhausen

In Chapter Three, we discover the many contributions Heinrich made to his hometown of Schaffhausen.  From miniscule watchwork to revolutionary railways, there was no project too big or too small for Mr. Moser. Not even putting bread on the table. You can also catch up with Chapters One and Two here. 

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Chapter Five – The Meaning of Luxury

In Chapter Four, we talked to Mr. Balsiger about Moser’s unique identity– and his predictions for the future.  From the meaning of luxury, to what makes Moser ‘very rare’, and a particularly fateful meeting with a Stranger on a Train.  You can also catch up with Chapter One through Four here.

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Chapter Four – Keeping the Legacy Alive

In Chapter Four, we discuss what a time-travelling Heinrich would make of Moser’s revival, and the world of Swiss watchmaking today. Mr. Balsiger explains why Social Responsibility is a watch-word both behind the scenes and on the public stage at Moser. And why a timepiece covered in moss is making headlines. You can also catch up with Chapters One to Three here. 

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Chapter Six – Roger’s Review

In Chapter Six, Roger shares some personal favourites, muses on the intelligence of lions, and explains why he could never fall in love with a smartwatch. You can also catch up with Chapter One through Five here.

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