The original founder of the brand, which was established in 1845, was François Czapek, a Czech-born Polish watchmaker, who settled down in Geneva in 1832. Only four years after, Czapek met Antoine Norbert de Patek, a Polish pioneer in watchmaking and a creator of Patek Philippe & Co. Both were Polish emigres, and survivors of an insurrection that forced them to leave their motherland. On May 1, 1839, the fellow associates joined in the creation of the company Patek, Czapek & Cie. The partnership lasted six successful year...
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The legendary nineteenth century Swiss watchmaking company - Czapek & Cie - has been revived and is launching today with the 2016 collection featuring Quai des Bergues timepiece.