The Life And Times Of Derek Pratt

Best of Web • 19 Jul 2018

The Life And Times Of Derek Pratt

A name not often mentioned, but crucial to the development and subsequent commercialisation of the co-axial, is Derek Pratt. A good friend of Daniels and a resident of Switzerland, Pratt was, perhaps, the opposite of his friend in his preference to work behind the scenes, and known in watchmaking circles for his excellent craftsmanship and elegant movement design

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For more on how he fits within the broader context of independent watchmaking, read our Trilogy on the topic. Modern Artisans of Time.

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