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L’histoire d’une machine à guillocher découverte dans le Jura suisse et restaurée à... Athènes (1re partie)

Chronométrophilia Bulletin N°86, Switzerland 2020



This article, written by Ioannis Monos, covers the restoration project of a rare Swiss rose engine (tour à guillocher) and the reproduction of its lost parts. This machine, which dates back to the second part of the 19th century, was found in the Swiss Jura in a very bad and incomplete condition and was restored in Greece. The reader can follow the various techniques and methods used to calculate and create the lost pieces, but also get information about the history and use of this wonderful tool.

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Restauration d'une montre de poche signée Dubois & Fils

Chronométrophilia Bulletin N°77, Switzerland 2015



This article, written by Ioannis Monos, covers the restoration project of a rare pocket watch movement and the making of its missing silver case. The watch dates back to the beginning of 19th century. It was made by the renown Swiss maker Dubois et fils, Locle. The reader can go through different watchmaking techniques and tools of the pre-industrial era and the making of a handmade silver case.

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Des répliques d’ outils horlogers anciens faites en Grèce

Chronométrophilia Bulletin N°65, Switzerland 2009



This article, written by Ioannis Monos, covers the replication project of antique 19th century watchmaker's tools and accessories of Swiss design. The list contains a wheel cutting engine and its accessories, a jewelling lathe, a special tool for polishing the teeth of cylinder escape wheel, a machine for polishing the leaves of pinions, and a tool for making the Geneva waves decoration.

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Interviews


Horology: How love turns to art

Eleftherotypia Greek newspaper, Greece 2010



An Ioannis Monos' interview to the Greek newspaper Eleftherotypia about traditional watchmaking, important watchmaking people and trends.

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An Ioannis Monos' photo portrait


Greek Watchmaker - Conservator of mechanical works of art

Esquire Greek magazine, Greece 2010



An Ioannis Monos' interview to Esquire Greece about traditional watchmaking and related topics.

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