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 ====== Chaumet ====== ====== Chaumet ======
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 +{{wst>menue|Chaumet}}
  
 **Chaumet** is a [[Paris]]ian jeweler and watchmaker founded in [[1780]] and continuing today as part of [[LVMH]]. **Chaumet** is a [[Paris]]ian jeweler and watchmaker founded in [[1780]] and continuing today as part of [[LVMH]].
  
 ===== Early History ===== ===== Early History =====
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 Chaumet was founded in Paris in 1780 by [[Marie-Etienne Nitot]]. He served the Parisian nobility, including Napoleon and his wives, Joséphine de Beauharnais and Marie Louise, including producing the coronation jewels for the future Emperor. Chaumet was founded in Paris in 1780 by [[Marie-Etienne Nitot]]. He served the Parisian nobility, including Napoleon and his wives, Joséphine de Beauharnais and Marie Louise, including producing the coronation jewels for the future Emperor.
  
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 ===== House of Chaumet ===== ===== House of Chaumet =====
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 Joseph Chaumet married Marie Morel in 1885 and renamed the firm in his family name. He established a fashionable showroom at Place Vendôme in Paris in 1907, which remains the firm's home to this day. The business passed to Marcel Chaumet in 1928 but was shut down in 1934 during the Great Depression. Joseph Chaumet married Marie Morel in 1885 and renamed the firm in his family name. He established a fashionable showroom at Place Vendôme in Paris in 1907, which remains the firm's home to this day. The business passed to Marcel Chaumet in 1928 but was shut down in 1934 during the Great Depression.
  
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 In [[1987]], Chaumet and Breguet were acquired by investment group [[Investcorp]]. Chaumet was divested to [[LVMH]] in [[1999]] along with [[Ebel]] for $460 million. Breguet would go to [[Swatch Group]] that same year. In [[1987]], Chaumet and Breguet were acquired by investment group [[Investcorp]]. Chaumet was divested to [[LVMH]] in [[1999]] along with [[Ebel]] for $460 million. Breguet would go to [[Swatch Group]] that same year.
  
-=====External Links=====+===== Weblinks ===== 
 +  * [[https://www.chaumet.com/|Chaumet]]
   * [[https://grail-watch.com/2021/11/27/house-of-chaumet-how-80s-greed-brought-down-a-legendary-paris-firm/|House of Chaumet: How 80s Greed Brought Down a Legendary Paris Firm]]   * [[https://grail-watch.com/2021/11/27/house-of-chaumet-how-80s-greed-brought-down-a-legendary-paris-firm/|House of Chaumet: How 80s Greed Brought Down a Legendary Paris Firm]]
  
 {{tag>Watch_brands Watch_brands_France LVMH Investcorp}} {{tag>Watch_brands Watch_brands_France LVMH Investcorp}}
  
chaumet.txt · Last modified: 03.04.2022 18:13 by gerdlothar

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