In celebration of RGM’s 25th anniversary, the US based tradition watch maker will provide a special opportunity for the public and press to see American Watchmaking at RGM’s Open House on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Many watch aficionados know how passionate Roland Murphy is about preserving alive the craft of guilloché. This event will allow participants to observe this machinery in motion as he demonstrates how RGM creates some of the beautiful engraved patterns characteristic of their watches. It is a great opportunity to discover firsthand vintage machines working in harmony with modern technology to create unique timepieces. The open house will also provide the opportunity to observe the making and finishing of watch parts and assembly of movements.
The second phase of the event will take place at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA. RGM will unveil several new watch models and give away some RGM swag. Light refreshments will be provided. As a special bonus, attendees will be guided through the museum by Mr. Murphy himself. Pre-registration is not required.
Since 1992 RGM Watch Company has provided quality luxury timepieces and complications to a variety of clientele. Located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, RGM is the only watch company to produce a high-grade mechanical movement in a series in the United States since the late 1960’s. In addition to producing their own high-grade watches, RGM has been chosen by museums, noted collectors, auction houses and watch companies to service and restore rare and exclusive watches.