Svend Andersen was born in Denmark in 1942. After a four years’ apprenticeship and his diploma from the Danish watchmaker school, he came to Switzerland in 1963. He first worked with Gubelin in Lucerne and Geneva, than with Patek Philippe for nine years, before he started his own workshop in 1979.
Since then he is surprising the world with amazing creations and inventions such as the Perpetual-Secular-Calendar watch which is programmed for 400 years, the Hebraic calendar watch, the “Montre à Tact” – the watch as art work, unusual moon phases and the “1884” – the watch that tells history.
Svend Andersen is also known for world records with the smallest calendar watch, the thinnest worldtime watch and the most animated (erotic) automaton watch. Also around 8 unique watches, created according to customer desires, leave the atelier Andersen Genève every year. Here your horological dreams become true.