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The WorldTempus Big Summer Competition

Win a beginner course in watchmaking (Alpha class) from Atelier Initium

Answer the question of the day, and this prize offered by Atelier Initium could be yours!

"Initium offers a complete immersion in the fascinating world of mechanical timepieces. Its ambition is to reveal the secrets of watchmaking, an ancestral skill which over the centuries has become synonymous with an entire region, an entire country. Lessons in theory and practice from a master watchmaker help you pierce the mysteries of a mechanical movement. Screwdriver and tweezers in hand, experience the unique thrill of seeing the beating heart of the watch you assembled come to life."

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The Alpha Manual option is an original and fun way to discover watchmaking. First, Initium's master watchmaker explains the inner workings of a mechanical watch, following which theory gives way to practice when you take your place at the workbench and disassemble then reassemble part of a manual-wind or automatic movement.

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The Big summer competition is open to all, until the 21st of September.

All you need to do is answer one question correctly... and hope that luck is on your side. All entrants who have selected the correct answer will be entered into the draw to choose the winner of the beginner course in watchmaking (Alpha class) from Atelier Initium.

Find all our summer competitions in our Big Summer Competition feature section.

On which manual movement is the Alpha introduction to watchmaking course based?

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