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Christiaan Van der Klaauw

Christiaan Van Der Klaauw starts making watches in his workshop in 1974. Fascinated by the solar system, he specialises in making watches with astronomical complications. The amateur astronomer, Eise Eisinga, is an important source of inspiration for him. His watches win numerous prizes. He is admitted into the French academy of independent watchmakers (AHCI) in 1990.

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Christiaan Van Der Klaauw starts making clocks in his workshop in Joure, in the Netherlands.


Creation of an astronomical table clock, a limited series with 50 pieces.


Advent of the Planétarium, which explains how the planets orbit each other.


Birth of the Tourbillon model.