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    Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    I love watching videos of people making things done with fantastic filmography and taps the human element of making things. Here are some examples:







    I have been having a hard time finding one about watch making and I'm wondering if someone will be able to help out.

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    Here are some of more examples:



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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    Building A Vostok Wristwatch - English Subtitle Version - YouTube

    I notice the Hamilton watch video states "it takes almost a year to make a fine watch....", maybe that's were Rolex got it....
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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    I'm not sure where and when you can watch this now but it was premiered at Salon QP this year.

    SalonQP hosts new film The Watchmaker’s Apprentice - Telegraph
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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    Quote Originally Posted by GETS View Post
    I'm not sure where and when you can watch this now but it was premiered at Salon QP this year.

    SalonQP hosts new film The Watchmaker’s Apprentice - Telegraph
    This looks interesting. I have to go find it.

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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    Quote Originally Posted by MILSTD810 View Post
    I love watching videos of people making things done with fantastic filmography. Here are some examples:


    The Making of the Leica M9-P »Edition Hermès« -- Série Limitée Jean-Louis Dumas - YouTube


    Making the 2012 Lamborghini Aventador - YouTube

    Oxxford Clothes - Made in the USA - YouTube

    I have been having a hard time finding one about watch making and I'm wondering if someone will be able to help out.
    Thanks.. I enjoyed that Oxxford video!

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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    Quote Originally Posted by GETS View Post
    I'm not sure where and when you can watch this now but it was premiered at Salon QP this year.

    SalonQP hosts new film The Watchmaker’s Apprentice - Telegraph
    They have a website, with some trailers.

    http://www.thewatchmakersapprentice.com


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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    RGM's got some good videos on YouTube. Don't think the big guys are doing stuff like this:





    This is a good one too. It's kinda cool that Rolex is so upfront about their mass production methods:

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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    The video about guilloche is excellent.
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    Re: Are there documentary-esque videos of watch making?

    Glashutte Original also has a nice video.

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