Luxury Watchmaker Creates Web Site for Watch Enthusiasts

Master watchmaker Roland G. Murphy, America's only luxury-brand watchmaker, has taken his passion for watchmaking to the Internet. Murphy's Web site, designed especially for fine-watch enthusiasts like himself, even lets visitors get involved in designing a new watch. The roughly 400 handcrafted RGM mechanical timepieces produced annually by Murphy and his small staff in Mount Joy, Pa., are priced from $1,750 to $310,000 and are highly prized by collectors and watch connoisseurs. "From the first, I've loved working with watches," Murphy told JCK. "It started with [learning about] the movement. That led to styling and design, and eventually the whole picture. There's something very special about doing something you love, like mechanical watches, and creating that item for people, doing the styling and design, the assembly, working on the various parts and then putting it on their arm

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