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Connoisseur of Time, Inc.
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VINTAGE WATCH COMPANY HELPS NEUHAUS MUSEUM FILL NEW PERMANENT EXHIBIT
Atlanta, GA – August 18, 2006 – Standing within the city that has long been the center of the world's watchmaking, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, is an excellent museum dedicated to preserving the best of Swiss art and history, The Neuhaus Museum. Last week the musuem, whose permanent exhibits include the watercolor creations of Leo-Paul Robert and the paintings and poetry of Karl and Robert Walser, opened a new exhibit titled "Biel/Bienne: Watchmaking and the Industrial City." The Exhibit focuses on the critical part the region has played in the development of the timekeeping industry.
On display as part of the new collection are several timepieces from companies headquartered in the region. Surprisingly, the providor of one of these musuem pieces is not located in the region, the country, or even the continent, but is U.S. company located in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia.
The seller, Connoisseur of Time, Inc., retails its vintage timepieces to an exclusive clientele of individuals, collectors, museums and through on-line channels. Commenting on the sale, Paul Hoyt, the company's owner, stated, "I am very pleased Mr. Scandola (Neuhaus Musuem's curator) and the Musuem staff selected one of our pieces for their exhibit, and I hope the watch will help to further visitor's appreciation of the incredible timekeeping instruments the region has produced. "
The watch, now on display, is a special example of a 1950's Seamaster made by Omega Watch Co., one of the residents of Biel/Bienne.
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