EDOX history

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EDO X history EDOX history Christian Ruefli-Flury Founder of Edox 1860 B orn in Courrendlin (Switzerland), son of a foundry master. Educated in Courrendlin. 1870 M oved to Grenchen (Switzerland). Commence d h o ro lo g y apprenticeship with Urs Schild, one of the great Master Watchmakers, before joining the Eterna watch company. 1883 M arried Pauline Flury. Worked for Jean Ægler - watchmaker in Biel/Bienne until 1883. 1884 F ounded his own watchmaking atelier in Biel/ Bienne. Principal founder of the Lake Biel-Bienne Steam Boat Company and originator of the Evilard funicular and the Wildermeth Hospital in Biel/ Bienne. Made numerous significant donations to regional hospitals and to children’s nurseries in Biel/Bienne and gave monetary support to retirement homes and sanatoriums for the hard of hearing. 4


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