Fondation Horlogère
Fondation Horlogère

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Kenel & Courvoisier

Manufacturers of watch-making of Porrentruy in 1906.

Kenel Albert (1847-1937)

Manufacturer of watch-making of Porrentruy from 1872 till 1919. From 1872 till 1875, he is quoted as Albert Kenel, brokerage and commissions. In 1892, he gave up his trademarks to the Lion limited company in which he was the director between 1898 and 1919. In 1919, he withdrew from the factory because of his age.

During many years, he was the delegate of the society of the manufacturers of watch-making of Porrentruy with the Swiss Chamber of watch-making. From 1909 till 1919, he was a member of the Central committee of the Swiss Chamber of watch-making. He died in 1937 at 90 years.

Kenel-Raval Wilhelm

Manufacturer of watch-making to Porrentruy from 1891 till 1913. He went bankrupt in 1913. In 1899, he applied for a patent for a sliding tank carryin the bridge of pendulum (n°18371).


Keyser François

Watch-making teacher, in 1714, he made the clock of la Porte de France for Porrentruy. (February)

Kholer Arthur

Engraver in Les Breuleux from 1908 till 1911.

Kholer Fritz

Engraver in Les Breuleux in 1898.

Koch Emile

Watchmaker in Bressaucourt in 1898.


Koch Louis

Watchmaker in Bressaucourt from 1897 to 1909.

Koch Maxime

Pierriste in Porrentruy from 1950 to 1956.

Krachpeltz Charles

(Bienne 1816 – 1872)
Engraver in Porrentruy in 1855. Husband of Marguerite Christ.

Kraft Alfred

Watchmaker in Glovelier from 1926 to 1928.

Krähenbuhl & Kholer

Engraver in Les Breuleux in 1898.

Krauss Benoît

Manufacture of échappements à ancre in Courrendlin in 1898.


Cf. La Pive Watch & Co. Watchmaker in Saignelégier in 1890.

Kübler Maria

Winder in Les Bois from 1889 to 1903.

Kübler Mme

Régleuse in Les Bois from 1882 to 1900.

Kucher Henri

Fitter of watch boxes in Le  Noirmont from 1864 to 1890.
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