Polishing watches and carrying suitcases
Karl-Friedrich Scheufele was 16 years old when he was allowed to accompany his father Karl on a business trip to Vienna. This gave him the chance to watch how the big boss conducted business talks. He was also permitted to write down orders. One of his other duties was to carry the suitcases. He was also entrusted with polishing the watches in the evening so that they would shine in the best light the next day. His younger sister Caroline had similar experiences. “We were often allowed to go to interesting places,” she explains – the Basel Watch Fair, for example. Chopard’s stand was still relatively tiny, and everyone had to lend a hand.
We were often allowed to go to interesting places.
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