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We’ve created three new editions that’ll take you into another dimension – with a mysterious glamour to give even the most refined of aesthetes pause for thought.

Origin Story…

On April Fools’ Day 2019, H. Moser & Cie. shared a mocked-up image on social media – of a watch with a Vantablack dial and all-but-invisible black hands. When it prompted an avalanche of requests from our followers, we looked deep into our crystal ball and saw a vision – of a watch that spoke only to its wearer. We retreated to the atelier, and set to work making dreams into reality. The result? Uniting cutting-edge technology, timeless design and eloquent emotion, these creations are a true manifestation – a meeting of Moser minds and your desires. 

 

Secret Agents

Featuring minimalist concept dials in Vantablack®, they are equipped (for the very first time) with subtle black hands that emerge like shadows from the velvet depths of the dial. Available in three timeless styles – the Venturer Vantablack® Black Hands featuring an 18k white-gold 39mm case, a steel-cased XL version in 43mm, and an Endeavour Tourbillon Vantablack® Black Hands in a DLC-coated case with a flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock… each finished with an elegant black alligator strap. Shifting into stealth mode with a Bond-like glamour, they reveal the time only to the wearer – the leaf-shaped hands are a mystery to onlookers. This effect is heightened in the Endeavour Tourbillon Vantablack® Black Hands model, with its black DLC case.

 

Anti-Matter

If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll know all about Vantablack® – an extraordinary material developed for use in astrophysics and thermo-camouflage, now wearable in watch form. Just in case you’re still in the dark (or rather, not yet in the dark), let’s recap: composed of carbon nanotubes 10,000 times finer than a human hair, Vantablack® absorbs 99.965% of photons. As our eyes need reflected light to create images, Vantablack® is perceived as the absence of matter – a black hole, right here on earth. And, with an H. Moser & Cie. timepiece, right here on your wrist. 

 

See for yourself

One more wish we’ve granted? They’re all available right now in our new online store. Check them out while you still can – these limited edition pieces won’t be around for long. Going deep undercover? Take a look at the Endeavour Tourbillon Vantablack® Black Hands, with a case in black DLC to conceal every trace. Starring in (white) GoldenEye? You might like the original Venturer Vantablack® Black Hands. Go big or go home with the Venturer Vantablack® Black Hands XL in 43mm. 

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Andreas Albert

The Master of Balance, King of Precision, Artiste of Assembly. Nothing escapes Andreas Albert, with his eagle-sharp eye and surgically-accurate hands. He may run a tight ship, but his atelier sounds like quite a fun place to be. An affectionate guardian to our complex machinery, Andreas is also a bit of an inventor!

Raphael Frauenfelder

Expert engineer, true artist, mad scientist, 21st century alchemist… you decide what title fits Raphael Frauenfelder best. We just call him our Head of Watchmaking, for want of a better term. Charmingly modest, he’d never tell you what a fantastic leader or inventor he is… but we will. 

When Fumé Says It All

In 2020, we’re giving Moser-lovers around the globe the gift of Simplicity in three new Concept pieces – with a flair for fumé.

A New Era in H. Moser & Cie. History: Meet the Streamliner

Marking the start of a new era in the H. Moser & Cie. story, the Streamliner Flyback Chronograph Automatic is an unprecedented reimagining of the Stainless Steel Chronograph. Redefining the traditions of design, movement, and composition, the debut timepiece in H. Moser & Cie.’s latest collection unites our trademark codes of minimalism and contemporary elegance.

The dawn of a new era

Time at its purest. 
Coming January 9 2020… and it’s rewriting the rules of watchmaking. Expect the unexpected when meeting the Streamliner.

Chapter Five
The Meaning of Luxury – Very Rare, Now and Beyond

In Chapter Five, we talked to Mr. Balsiger about Moser’s unique identity– and his predictions for the future. From the meaning of luxury, to what makes Moser ‘very rare’, and a particularly fateful meeting with a Stranger on a Train. You can also catch up with Chapter One through Four here. 

Martina Egy

Meet Martina Egy– with her famously dexterous fingers all but permanently attached to a pair of specialised tweezers, our deputy head of watchmaking is a perpetual calendar whizz, and a real artist of engineering. Her quiet exterior belies an inner passion– much like the impeccable watches she creates. 

Vantablack® Beauty: Meet the Endeavour Tourbillon Concept Vantablack®.

If you’re a true Moser Pioneer (aka you’ve been following Pioneer Chronicles for a while), you’re probably familiar with the modern miracle that is Vantablack®. But our latest creation, a Concept design that’s minimal enough to be mistaken for modern art yet ambitious enough for an astronaut, is flying to new heights. 

Chapter Four
Keeping the Legacy Alive – Moser in the World of Watchmaking Today

In Chapter Four, we discuss what a time-travelling Heinrich would make of Moser’s revival, and the world of Swiss watchmaking today. Mr. Balsiger explains why Social Responsibility is a watch-word both behind the scenes and on the public stage at Moser. And why a timepiece covered in moss is making headlines. You can also catch up with Chapters One to Three here. 

Stephan Christ

One of only 60 Spring-Masters in the world, you might imagine Stephan Christ would be somewhat ‘tightly-wound’. In fact, his impressive patience is the stuff of legend. Stephan takes precision to the next level, tuning the details of the details and minutiae so fine you’d think his fingers were made by fairies. But don’t be fooled–mention ‘dust’ and you’ll see a sterner side of Mr. Christ.