ANDREAS STREHLER – A BRIEF HISTORY
Few watchmakers have achieved so many accomplishments in such a small period of time.In just over 20 years, Andreas Strehler has developed unique movements for the world’s leading brands and created record breaking timepieces revered by watch collectors the world over.
Apprenticeship as a watchmaker in Frauenfeld.
A school of watchmaking in Solothurn Switzerland.
Independent watchmaker, restoring clocks and antique watches.
Zwei-web“Zwei” the first mechanical pocket watch with switching indications
“Zwei” first mechanical wrist watch with switching indications
The starting of development work for H. Moser & Cie, designing and engineering watch movements.
ML-webMaurice Lacroix: Le Chronographe their first manufacture movement
Creation of the Papillon
The Papillon incorporates a movement operating as a living organism.
Museum of Winterthur
A special exhibition regarding Andreas Strehlers work at the collection of watches Kellenberger.
Creation of the Cocon
The Cocon is a combination of watchmaking and elegance.
Creation of the Chapter Three Reveal
A collaboration with Kari Voutilainen for Maîtres du Temps.
Creation of the Sauterelle à lune perpétuelle
The most precise phase of the moon indication ever built in a wristwatch and Guinness world record holder.
4 years at Renaud et Papi as head prototypist and continuing education in watch movements engineering
First exhibition at BASELWORLD with the Tischkalender – the first watch with a mechanical memory – a new interpretation of Abraham Louis Breguet’s Sympathique.
Patent no. CH693155 for alternative display
Patent no. CH695174 for a compensating carbon balance.
Chronoswiss: Development of the movement Chronoscope (watch of the year 2003)
Founding of UhrTeil
Foundation of UhrTeil AG, an engineering firm and also the manufacturing and industrial arm for Andreas Strehler watches, developing, prototypes, watch parts and watch movements for other brands.
A new era
Move to the new building in Sirnach, Switzerland
Creation of Opus 7
Creation of the Opus7 for Harry Winston, based on the Andreas Strehler’s patent no. CH693155
Creation of a unique timepiece
Montre Anniversaire, a unique piece for John Twaalfhoven.
Creation of the Sauterelle
The Sauterelle incorporates a Remontoir d’ègalité, a constant force mechanism supplying the escapement, every second with the same amount of energy.
Prix Gaia 2013
AS Prix Gaia – Andreas Strehler swiss watchmaker
Andreas Strehler received the Prix Gaïa in the category Artisanat‐Création for his ingenious, minimalistic mechanical movements which are conceived like true living organisms.
Creation of the Papillon d’Or
The Papillon d’Or incorporates an eye-catching 18 carat gold bridge and a micro differential gear driven power reserve indication.
Creation of the Lune Exacte
The Lune Exacte features a new patent pending high precision moon age indication, and Andreas Strehler’s patented remontoir d’égalité. It also happens to be the most precise phase of the moon indication ever built in a wristwatch.
Creation of the Sauterelle à heure mondiale
Sauterelle à Heure mondiale, incorporating a local time indication with quick setting, a GMT indication shown on a 3D northern hemisphere, a worldtime indication shown on a disc at the back of the movement and a phase of the moon indication with a deviation of 1 day in 2 million years. As a Sauterelle the Heure mondial also got a patented Remontoir d’Ègalité.