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Roger W. Smith

The Briton Roger W. Smith stands apart in the watch-making world. He works alongside George Daniels – designer of the co-axial escapement – before making his own watches in 2001. The watchmaker makes a point of creating everything by hand. His workshop is located on the Isle of Man. It is here that he creates models using the codes of the English watch-making tradition.

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2001

In 2001, after serving an apprenticeship under George Daniels, Roger W. Smith establishes his workshop.

2001

Start up of production of his first wristwatch, Série 1.

2010

As its name suggests, the Open Dial has a dial that is totally open to reveal the movement.

2011

Roger W. Smith receives a Barrett Silver in recognition of his devotion and loyalty to the English watch-making tradition.