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ACADEMIE HORLOGERE DES CREATEURS INDEPENDANTS (AHCI)

Founded nearly 30 years ago, the AHCI today consists of 34 active members and 5 candidates from 13 different countries. Our members are among the most gifted independent creators from around the world, representing the finest attributes of the watchmaking tradition. It is fitting that the AHCI be located in Switzerland, a country synonymous with watches. The AHCI was established to protect the independence of its members. In doing so, our watchmakers are the guardians of both innovation and tradition. This year the AHCI is proudly represented at Baselworld by the following unique creators: 9 exhibiting members: - Andreas Strehler, Switzerland - Hajime Asaoka, Japan - Bob Bray, England - Vincent Calabrese, Switzerland - Konstantin Chaykin, Russia - Miki Eleta, Switzerland - Masahiro Kikuno, Japan - Matthias Naeschke, Germany - Svend Andersen, Switzerland 3 Candidates : - Kim Djapri, Germany - Raúl Pagès, Switzerland - Xu Jia Bao, China 5 Applicants : - Tan Zehua, China - Lin Jonghua, China - Alessandro Rigotto, Italy - David Candaux, Switzerland - Guo Ming, China Guest of the AHCI 2017 : - Florian Schlumpf, Switzerland Be a contributor to support the art of artisanal watchmaking; secure the versatility of the watchmaking future. Our craftsmanship depends on financial support from people and organizations like you. Please show your support by visiting us on the web at: www.ahci.ch/circleoffriends The AHCI is a non-profit association with the mission to perpetuate the art of independent watch and clock-making. On behalf of all our members, we hope you enjoy your visit. Thank you very much. The AHCI Executive Board Konstantin Chaykin Aaron Becsei Robert Bray Vincent Calabrese Miki Eleta