During the last general assembly of the horological academy of independent creators, irish watchmaker John McGonigle has been appointed on November 17, 2012 as a full member of the AHCI.
The general assembly appointed Marc Jenni on March 10, 2012 as a full member of the AHCI.
New member candidate Vallerii Danevych.
Members of the AHCI received a number of awards at the 2011 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
We are sad to announce that our dear honory member George Daniels passed away on October 21st 2011.
The AHCI was honoured at the 2010 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève when we were awarded the Special Jury prize for an outstanding contribution to fine watchmaking.
“Why the AHCI?” asked a Singapore journalist some years ago. Yes, “Why”?
Because the collapse of the European and especially Swiss traditional horology after the invention and production of the quartz watch, the mechanical watch was declared “dead” by the end of the 1970ties.