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A. Lange & Söhne is a premium watch brand based in Glashuette, Germany. Founded in 1845 it today is owned by the Richemont Group (Vacheron Constantin, IWC, Panerai, Piaget). In the early years, Lange produced pocket watches, followed later by large military wrist watches. All A Lange & Soehne watches contain mechanical calibers and, with gold or platinum cases. A Lange Sohne calibers are entirely developed in-house with multiple bridges and cocks, Geneva wave decoration, three-quarter plates, Glashütte stripes.
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Alpina Watches is a Swiss watch brand. Alpina was founded in 1883 and since 2002 is owned by the watch company Frederique Constant. Alpina started its “4” sports watches collection in 1938, with (at that time) innovative features such as anti-magnetism, anti-shock, water resistance.
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Antiquorum is known as one of the most important auction house specializing in watch auctions. Antiquorum sells vintage watches and modern watches, including Antiquorum watches owned by celebrities.
Apple introduced the Apple watch in September 2014, and the smartwatch instantly took a top spot among the most popular watches in terms of press coverage, social media publicity and user demand. It was the first watch of Apple’s smartwatch line, the second generation was released in September 2016.
Armin Strom AG has its roots in Burgdorf located northwest of Bern, Switzerland. The history of the watch factory begins with the founder and namesake of the business, Armin Strom. After completing his watchmaking apprenticeship and gaining early independent business experiences in Lotzwil and St. Moritz, the still young Armin Strom opened his own shop in the Altstadt (Old Town) area of Burgdorf in the year 1967.
Arnold & Son (Arnold and Son) is an English watch brand. Arnold & Son was established in 1764. John Arnold produced the smallest repeating watch ever made to King George III in the 18th century and afterwards became known as one of the most inventive watchmakers. Arnold & Son collections include the Arnold & Son Royal Collection and Arnold & Son Metiers d’art as well as the Arnold & Son instrument collection.
Audemars Piguet (AP) is a Swiss luxury watch brand and was founded in 1875. Tiffany, Cartier and Bulgari used Audemars watches to offer them (relabeled) under their own brands. Since 1882, the Audemars and Piguet families have been involved with the AP company without interruption. The brand is especially known for the iconic Royal Oak, designed by Gérald Genta.
The Audemars Piguet Royal Oak (Audemars Royal Oak) is one of the most popular Audemars watches, designed by Gérald Genta. It features an octagonal shape with eight screws on the bezel.
Baume & Mercier is a Swiss luxury watch brand launched in 1830. Today Baume & Mercier belongs to the Richemont Group (Cartier, Piaget, IWC, Panerai).
Ball Watch is an American watch company with headquarters in Switzerland. The founder of Ball Watch, Webb C. Ball, was the first jeweler to use Standard Time time signals in 1883 and subsequently held important positions in the railroad industry. Ball established guidelines for the manufacturing of precision timepieces, including resistance to magnetism, reliability of time keeping in 5 positions, isochronism, power reserve and dial arrangement.
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The French watch company Bell & Ross (Bell and Ross) was founded in 1992. Its watches are built for extreme conditions, Bell & Ross watches are popular with astronauts, pilots, divers, military fans and bomb-disposal experts. The Bell & Ross watch design is derived from airplane cockpits. The four core values of all Bell & Ross watches are great water resistance, very precise movements, visual indicators, and extraordinary functions.
Big face watches are very popular with watch collectors, mostly because of their unusual big watch dial size and their large bracelets. Recently big face watches have seen success in emerging watch markets and many collectors tend to favor a big face watch over smaller modes.
Blue-on-blue isn’t the only popular watch-color trend of recent years. “All-black” watches, with ebony-colored cases, dials, and straps, have also remained popular. Nearly every watch brand, from mass-market and inexpensive to pricey and high-end, now makes at least one black-on-black model.
Blancpain was founded in 1735 and belongs to the Swatch Group (Breguet, Omega, Longines, Swatch). For many years during the 20th century Blancpain was out of business and did not sell any watches. In the 1980s Blancpain was revived and today enjoys considerable success among collectors.
Bovet Fleurier is a Swiss watch brand founded by Édouard Bovet in 1822. Its reputation stems from its pocket watches manufactured for the Chinese market in the 19th century. Today it focuses on artistic watches with prices up to $2.5 million. Bovet is known by collectors for its its dials (Fleurier Miniature Painting), engraving and a seven-day tourbillon.
Breguet is a Swiss luxury watch and was founded in 1775. Today, Breguet is owned by the Swatch Group (Blancpain, Harry Winston, Omega, Longines, Swatch) and is one of the most historical manufacturers. Breguet has been credited with numerous inventions, such as the 1810 Breguet wrist watch as the world’s first such product, and Abraham-Louis Breguet’s invention of the tourbillon.
Breitling, founded in 1884, is a Swiss luxury watch brand. It is popular among aviators and pilots who often use the Breitling chronometers under difficult and challenging conditions. The brand mainly produces two in-house calibers, Breitling calibre B01 and Breitling calibre B04 (similar to B01 but with a GMT feature).
The Breitling Avenger is a very popular Breitling watch, collected by sports fans, watch aficionados and watch experts alike. WatchTime covers the watch including variations such as the the Breitling Avenger Blackbird, Breitling Avenger II GMT and Breitling Avenger Seawolf.
The Breitling Chronomat is the most popular Breitling watch, it was conceived in the mid 20th century. Because of its huge success with the Chronomat Breitling also invented the Navitimer, a chronograph for pilots.
The Breitling Navitimer is one of the most popular Breitling watches for pilots and aviators. The Navitimer plays an important part in Breitling’s history: it made the Manufacture Breitling Caliber 01 movement a global hit and continues to build on this success.
The Breitling Superocean is a best-selling watch from the Swiss watch brand Breitling. It comes in various editions such as the Breitling Superocean Chronograph, Breitling Superocean 42, Breitling Superocean 44, Breitling Superocean Chronograph M2000 and other models.
The Breitling Transocean builds on the design and success of watches from the mid 20th century. Its movement is the Breitling Caliber 01 which was completely constructed in-house in Switzerland.
Bremont is a British watch company and was founded in 2002 with a focus on aviator timepieces and mechanical complications. All Bremont Classic watches are Chronometer certified and hand built with limited numbers.
The Italian luxury company Bulgari is a diversified luxury brand. Bulgari operates in the categories of watches, perfumes, accessories, and hotels. Bulgari’s Swiss watch division is called Bulgari Haute Horlogerie, it is on the market since 1980. Bulgari watches come with their own movements and parts.
Bulova is an American luxury watch company and was founded in 1875. Since 2007 it is owned by Citizen. Bulova became successful in the USA because of its visual appeal and technological achievements. In the 1920 Bulova’s founder (Joseph Bulova) installed an observatory on a skyscraper in New York City to measure universal time as precisely as possible.
Comco is the Swiss Competition Commission, also called COMCO.
COSC is Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres, the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute, which is the institute responsible for certifying the accuracy and precision of wristwatches in Switzerland.
The Swiss watch company Carl F. Bucherer was founded in 1888 when Carl Friedrich Bucherer started a small shop for jewelry and watches shop. Carl F. Bucherer was one of the first watch brands to focus on wristwatches.
Cartier is a leading French luxury manufacture of watches and was founded in 1847. Today, Cartier belongs to the Richemont Group (Vacheron Constantin, IWC, Panerai, Piaget). Cartier watches are collected and admired by celebrieties, royals, affluent aficionados and passionate watch collectors alike.
Casio is a watch and electronics company based in Japan. Casio was founded in 1946 by the engineer Tadao Kashio. Famous for its sturdy and functional calculators Casio soon started producing watches, among them the extremely popular Casio calculator watch.
Ceramic watches are on the rise – many luxury watch brands have added ceramic watches to their portfolio.
Chopard is a Swiss luxury company focused on watches, jewellery and accessoires. Chopard was founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard. In 1963 Karl Scheufele acquired Chopard; Scheufele is a descendant of a dynasty of watchmakers and jewelers from Germany.
Christophe Claret is a Swiss luxury watch brand. Christophe Claret himself was born in Lyon in 1962. He entered the Geneva Watchmaking School in 1978 and went on to train with cabinotier Roger Dubuis. That same year, he opened his first workshop for restoring old watches in his family home, where he also devoted himself to another mechanical passion – that of restoring motorbikes. In 1982, he graduated as a watchmaker. At the 1987 Basel fair, Rolf Schnyder – the new owner of the Ulysse Nardin brand – ordered twenty minute-repeater calibers with San Marco jacks from Claret. Two years later, Christophe Claret founded the eponymous Manufacture, and it soon became a benchmark in the field of grand complication calibers. By 2009, he was known as a watchmaker specialising in grand complications, and decided to present his first watch in his own name – the DualTow. The Christophe Claret brand now belongs to a circle of independent Haute Horlogerie brands that design, develop and produce their watches entirely in-house.
A chronograph is a device that measures elapsed time, i.e., a stopwatch. It is one of the most popular watch complications, and appears often in sports watches. Chronograph watches that number among the most famous and iconic watches in history include the Rolex Daytona, TAG Heuer Carrera, Omega Speedmaster, and Zenith El Primero, among others.
Chronoswiss is a Swiss watch brand and was founded in 1983 by Gerd Lang. Prior to launching Chronoswiss, Lang had gained significant experience in manufacturing movements for other watch brands. All Chronoswiss watches are hand-finished; while many of the movements used in Chronoswiss watches are based on the Enicar 165 movement, the Chronoswiss versions feature notable improvements, both technical and aesthetic.
Citizen is a corporate conglomerate based in Japan, founded in 1918 (named Sokosha Watch Research Institute). The name Citizen emerged when a Citizen pocket watch first was sold in 1924. Measured by total units produced Citizen ranks among the top watch companies worldwide. Notable brands include the Citizen Eco-Drive, Citizen Skyhawk, Citizen Independent Watches. The deployment clasp with a push button is available for many Citizen watches.
Corum is a Swiss luxury watch brand and was founded in 1955. The most popular watch series is the Admiral’s Cup but Corum has also had success with the coin watch for example. This timepiece was introduced in the 1960s and was famous for its manual wind or quartz movement inside a $20 or a $10 coin. Corum is also respected for world premiers where every year limited editions are sold out soon after they are on the market. Severin Wunderman acquired Corum in 2000. Since the brand 2013 belongs to the China Haidian Group (who also controls the Eterna watch brand).
De Bethune is a Swiss watch brand. It was founded in 2002 by David Zanetta, a collector with a passion for art, history and timepieces, and Denis Flageollet, the son, grandson and great-grandson of watchmakers. The two sought to blend time-honoured skills and the latest scientific breakthroughs, devoted to the service of chronometric precision. De Bethune sees itself as a research and development tool, a laboratory making use of cutting-edge technologies implemented in the spirit of the 18th century masterwatchmakers.
DeWitt is a Swiss watch brand. In 2003, Jérôme de Witt launched the DeWitt brand with focus on complicated timepieces.
Dive watches are very popular watches with sports fans, divers and aquatic collectors. Made specifically for diving, the best dive watches boast high water-resistance and ultra-resistant cases, sometimes with highly illuminated dials and features specifically made for ambitious divers. Among the leading divers watch models are the Rolex Submariner, Omega Seamaster, Kobold dive watches, UTS diving watch and many other models.
Doxa is a Swiss watch brand that was founded in 1889 in Neuchatel. Georges Ducommun (1868-1936), the founder of Doxa, was born in Le Locle among the Jura hills of canton Neuchatel in Switzerland. He was one of 13 children of a poor family. At the age of 12, he became an apprentice in a manufacture specialised in casing-up watch movements.
Ebel is a Swiss watch brand that was founded in 1911 by husband and wife, Eugene Blum and Alice Levy. Ebel introduced the Videomatic watch in 1947 with one of the first automatic a retort movements. Since the late 1990s Ebel has launched several sports watches and dress watches.
F.P. Journe (or FP Journe) is an ultra high-end Swiss watch manufacture. It was founded in 1999 and its name derives from the founder and watchmaker Francois-Paul Journe. As a watch manufcaturer F.P. Journe builds everything in-house and has also invented entirely new features, for example the resonance chronometer.
Fortis is a Swiss watch brand. It was founded in 1912 and since then has been operating without interruption. In 1926 Fortis produced the world’s first automatic wristwatches. In 1994, after endurance tests in space physics, the Star City Training Center chose the Fortis Official Cosmonauts Chronograph as part of their Official Cosmonauts’ equipment.
Franck Muller is a watchmaker from Switzerland, he was born 1958 and his company bears the same name. In 1984, Franck Muller produced the company’s first tourbillon watch. His watches are among the most expensive and most complicated worldwide. Franck Muller watches for sale are rare, prices usually tend to be very high, often above $100,000.
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The Swiss luxury watch brand Frédérique Constant was founded in 1988. In 2002 Alpina Watches was acquired by Frédérique Constant and added to the portfolio. Frederique Constant is focused on affordable luxury watches and has seen success with its heart beat movement, the first such caliber made in-house, with a bridge for the balance wheel on the front side of the movement (patented design).
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Girard-Perregaux, also know as GP, is a leading Swiss luxury watch brand. It founded in 1791 and since 1906 is known under its current name Girard-Perregaux. It is owned by the Sowind Group/Kering (Gucci, Ulysse Nardin). Shortly after its launch, the predecessor of Girard-Perregaux became the first watch workshop to control all workflows of watchmaking in-house.
Glashütte Original is a German luxury watch brand. It was established in 1994. Glashütte Original is owned by the Swatch Group and produces its movements in-house.
Greubel Forsey is a small high-end luxury watch brand that was founded in 2004 by Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey, and is based in Switzerland. In 2006 the Richemont Group acquired a 20% stake in the company. Greubel Forsey has invented a wide array of tourbillon-based watches, for example the Double Tourbillon 30° (DT30°), Quadruple Tourbillon à Différentiel, Tourbillon 24 Secondes Incliné.
The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in 1892. It’s first watch (936) was launched in 1893. Hamilton mostly produced pocket watches and wristwatches before the company was diversified and shifted its focus. Today Hamilton belongs to the Swatch Group. There, Hamilton is of historical importance because in 1971 it became the third company of what was to later become the Swatch Group.
Harry Winston is an American luxury jewels and watches company named after its founder, Harry Winston. It was founded in 1932. Harry Winston is famous for donating the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution in 1958. Since 2000 Harry Winston collaborates with the most prestigious watchmakers to introduce a new Harry Winston Opus watch every year, where each watch is different and only available during the year it was introduced.
Hermes is one of the leading luxury companies and has established a reputation as a watch company in recent years.
Hublot is a leading watch brand from Switzerland, founded in 1980. Hublot’s a part of the luxury group LVMH (TAG Heuer, Bulgari, Zenith, Louis Vuitton). Since Jean-Claude Biver became CEO in 2004 Hublot’s success grew rapidly. Hublot has sponsored a number of large sport and celebrity events, has created watch collections in collaborations with VIPs and employed intense marketing to communicate its brand and models.
Hublot Big Bang is a large watch series by Hublot, a leading watch brand.
International Watch Co., called IWC (or IWC Schaffhausen), is a luxury watch company based in Switzerland. IWC is the only large watch manufacture in eastern Switzerland (all other brands are in western Swiss regions).
IBG or Inside Basel.Geneva is WatchTime’s annual watch collector event. IBG is America’s largest, most successful and most luxurious watch collector show.
Jaeger-LeCoultre (JLC) is a Swiss luxury watch company. Jaeger-LeCoultre was founded the 19th century. Since its launch Jaeger-LeCoultre watchmakers have created more 1,242 calibers with records such as the smallest movement, the most complicated watch, and a near-perpetual caliber.
Reverso is a legendary watch produced by Jaeger-LeCoultre. Reverso watches are popular with Reverso collectors and vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre fans alike.
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The Swiss luxury watch brand Jaquet-Droz derives its name from its founder Pierre Jaquet-Droz, who in the 18th centurty built animated dolls (automata), to help his firm sell watches and mechanical birds. In the late 18th century Jaquet-Droz specialized in exporting luxury watches featuring automata, musical mechanisms or other complications.
Longines is a Swiss watch brand and a subsidiary of the Swatch Group. Longines was launched in 1832 and is popular for its connection to aviation through the Longines Aviator watches. Charles Lindbergh designed a watch after his flight over the Atlantic and Longines still produces this model today.
French watchmaker Louis Moinet (1768 – 1853) has developed the first chronograph after studying watch making and refining his watch knowledge over many years. At a young age Louis Moinet became interested in watches and often worked with professional watchmakers to learn more about horology.
Luminox is a popular Swiss watch company. WatchTime covers Luminox watch news, Luminox blog posts and other content about Luminox watches as well as Luminox watch prices. We review the Luminox Navy Seal and offer advice Luminox fans. Luminox watches come with tritium elements which allow for a very stable luminescence.
Maurice Lacroix is a luxury watch brand based in Switzerland. Maurice Lacroix was established in 1975 and quickly became successful. Since 1989, when it acquired the case company Queloz, Maurice Lacroix produces all watch cases in-house. Notable watches are the Maurice Lacroix Les Mecaniques, Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece, Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Le Chronograph, Maurice Lacroix Pontos, Maurice Lacroix Eliros, Maurice Lacroix Miros, Maurice Lacroix Les Classiques.
Montblanc is a German luxury company focused on pens, watches, jewellery and leather items. Montblanc was founded in 1906 (named Simplo Filler Pen) with the introductory product offered in 1909 under the name Rouge et Noir in 1909. One year later the first pen named Montblanc emerged. Montblanc’s Meisterstück brand (Masterpiece) first appeared in 1924, for the premium fountain pen versions.
Movado is a Swiss watch brand. Movado was launched in 1983 and today Movado is also in charge of watches under the brands of Ebel, Concord, ESQ, Coach, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Juicy Couture, Tommy Hilfiger. A number of Movado watches reviews can be found on our website where we show the latest Movado watches prices and let you know on our watch database where there are Movado watches on sale.
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Nomos is a Glashuette-based German watch brand. Nomos was founded in 1990. Since the mid 1990s Nomos designs and produces in-house movements. In 2014 Nomos introduced the Swing system, a revolutionary system that allows Nomos to manufacture watches entirely in Glashuette without having to rely on Swiss watch parts.
Omega is one of the world’s leading Swiss watch brands. It is a subsidiary of the Swatch Group, the largest watch company worldwide. The first Omega products were offered in 1848 and the company (the Omega brand name came later) quickly established a large client base. Early on Omega developed in-house components up to complete watch movements.
Oris is a Swiss watch brand. Oris was founded in 1904 and since has been operating continuously. In 1968 began obtaining chronometer certifications and has since expanded the haute horlogerie collections. The main product lines of Oris are Oris Motor Sport, Oris Aviation, Oris Culture, Oris Driving. Among the notable models are the Oris Dizzy Gillespie (from the Oris Jazz collection) and Oris Formula One watches. The current collection includes the Oris Artelier, Oris Atrix, Oris Rectangualr, Oris ProDiver, Oris Aquis, Oris Big Crown, Oris TTr, Oris TT1, Oris Calobra.
Officine Panerai is a European luxury watch brand. Panerai was launched in 1860. Today, Panerai watches are produced in Switzerland while headquarters is based in Italy. Some of the Panerai watches feature in-house calibers while others and have ETA calibers.
Parmigiani Fleurier is a Swiss luxury watch company. Parmigiani Fleurier was founded in 1976, its name is based on the last name of the founder (Michel Parmigiani) and the city where it resides (Fleurier). As a traditional manufaturer, Parmigiani Fleurier builds all components of the watches in-house.
Patek Philippe is a watch manufacturer from Switzerland. It was launched in 1851 and immediately focused on luxury watches. Patek Philippe watches are entirely created in-house, including the movements, among them some of the world’s outstanding calibers. Novelties presented in Patek Philippe watches are, among others, split-seconds hand, perpetual calendar, minute repeater and chronograph.
Paul Newman was an American actor. The Rolex Paul Newman Daytona, is a watch dedicated to Paul Newman with six references.
Perrelet is a Swiss watch brand, associated with Abraham-Louis Perrelet who in the 18th century invented a pocket watch mechanism that today can be found in wristwatches. Perrelet as a watch brand was acquired by Miguel Rodriguez (Festina Group) and since then has begun promoting its timepieces with a marketing campaign that draws a line from the the 18th century heritage to modern timepieces.
Piaget is a luxury watch and jewellery brand from Switzerland. Piaget was launched in 1874 and today is a member of Richemont (IWC, Panerai, Van Cleef, Montblanc). Piaget’s initial purpose was the production of watch movements but eventually it also started manufacturing watches. Piaget is famous for ultra-thin movements, complicated tourbillon movements, retrograde movemements and also has self-winding movements in its portfolio.
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Rado is a Swiss watch brand. Rado’s predecessor, Schlup Co., was founded in 1917 who then formed Rado in the 1950s. When the Rado Diastar watch hit the market in 1962 the brand increased the watch sales significantly as the Rado Diastar was the first scratch-resistant timepiece – it is still in production and available today.
RGM is an American watch manufacture. RGM was founded in 1992 by watchmaker Roland G. Murphy who still leads the company. RGM is most famous for manufacturing in-house calibers, it also manufactures other watch parts and cases. RGM is one of the few independent watch brands that offers grand complication watches. Among the collections are the RGM Chronograph, RGM American Made, RGM Pilot, RGM Specialty, RGM Classic, RGM Grand Complications.
Richard Mille was founded in 1999 by the French executive Richard Mille. Initially Richard Mille was started in a collaborative effort with Audemars Piguet. Richard Mille watches are known for their high prices and for the celebrities who endorse them.
Roger Dubuis is a Swiss luxury watch company. Roger Dubuis was founded in 1980. Its name is based on the founder Roger Dubuis (the co-founder was Carlos Dias). Since 2008 Roger Dubuis belongs to the Richemont Group (Piaget, IWC, Panerai, Van Cleef, Cartier). Roger Dubuis watches carry the Poinçon de Genève and have received chronometer certificates.
Rolex is one of the world’s largest luxury watch brands. Rolex was founded in 1905 in London by Hans Wilsdorf, eventually Rolex moved to Switzerland in 1919. The Tudor watch brand is a subsidiary of Rolex. In 1914 Rolex obtained a chronometer certificate (Class A precision certificate) and thus became the first manufacturer of a chronometer wristwatch.
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Seiko exists since 1881 and initially Seiko was a small watch store in Tokyo. In 1892 the first Seikosha clocks were produced, laying the foundation for the official name Seiko, which appeared for the first time in 1924. The Seiko Astron hit the market in the 1960s as the world’s first production quartz watch, followed by a quartz chronograph.
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Skeleton watches are among the most interesting watches. Made specifically for watch collectors who want to see the inner workings of a watch, the best skeleton watches boast high visibility and transparency. Among the leading skeleton watch brands are Hublot, Piaget, Roger Dubuis and Tissot with many skeleton watch models.
TAG Heuer was established in 1860 as the Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG in Switzerland. The TAG Group acquired Heuer in 1985 and rebranded the company to TAG Heuer. Luxury group LVMH (Bulgari, Zenith, Hublot, Louis Vuitton) acquired TAG Heuer in 1999. The words TAG Heuer stand for Techniques d’Avant Garde and the founders name (Heuer).
TW Steel is a Dutch watch brand. TW Steel was founded in 2005 by a father-and-son team that still operates the company. TW Steel mostly offers watches in the size range of 45 mm to 50 mm, among the most popular timepieces are the TW Steel Canteen, TW Steel CEO, TW Steel Grandeur Diver, TW Steel Pilot, TW Steel Slime Line.
Time zones are areas with standardized time. Time zone watches are able to display multiple timezones, which is a very convenient feature for travelers who cross several timezones and need to adjust their watch. Time zone watches (or time zones watches) use the standardized time zones to display time for one or more locations simultaneously.
Tissot is a luxury watch brand from Switzerland. Tissot was founded in 1853. Since 1983, Tissot belongs to the Swiss conglomerate Swatch Group (Longines, Breguet, Blancpain, Omega). Tissot introduced the first mass-produced pocket watch and the first pocket watch with two time zones in 1853 and the first anti-magnetic watch in 1929–30.
Tourbillon Boutiques is a leading boutique brand for luxury watches under the umbrella of the Swatch Group. Tourbillon Boutiques can be found on almost every continent. Tourbillon Boutiques offer a wide range of luxury watches manufactured by the Swatch Group.
Tudor is a premium Swiss watchmaking brand drawing on a rich watchmaking heritage to offer a distinctive retro-chic style, with high-quality mechanics and finishing, for affordable prices. Since the brand name was registered for Hans Wilsdorf, founder of Rolex, in 1926, Tudor has benefited from Rolex’s watchmaking expertise, quality control, and service. Tudor and Rolex are the two brands in the portfolio owned by the Hans Wilsdorf Foundation, which was set up in 1945 by the founder. Tudor was re-launched in 2007 with a distinctive personality and a high level of independence in its design, manufacturing, and communication. In September of 2013, Tudor officially returned to the United States market and has since become a popular brand in its own right among watch enthusiasts both new and old.
Tutima is a German watch brand. Tutima was founded in 1927, its name until the late 20th century was Uhrenfabrik Kurtz. Tutima is most famous for analog chronographs sought after by pilots and military experts. The Tutima Military line caters towards this audience while the Tutima Klassiker line and the Tutima FX line have a more modern and edgy approach.
Ulysse Nardin is a Swiss luxury watch brand. Ulysse Nardin was founded in 1846 and has been operating without interruption since then. In 2014 the Keuri Group (Gucci, GP) acquired Ulysse Nardin. The most successful watch collection after the founding years, which also gave rise to Ulysse Nardin’s reputation, is the marine chronometer line.
Vacheron Constantin is a Swiss luxury watch company. Vacheron Constantin was founded in 1755, it is one of the oldest watch brands. In 1819 the company’s official name was changed to Vacheron & Constantin, having previously operated under just the Vacheron name (the founder’s last name).
Van Cleef & Arpels (Van Cleef and Arpels) is a French watch brand, the company also sells jewelry and perfumes. Van Cleef & Arpels was founded in 1896. Van Cleef and Arpels is most famous for its colorful jewelry collections, many of the pieces feature flora or fauna inspired motives.
Victorinox is a Swiss watch and knife company. We publish Victorinox watch news, Victorinox watches updates and other posts about Victorinox watches as well as Victorinox watch infos. This section includes Victorinox swiss army watches and Victorinox prices.
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Zenith is one of the premium Swiss watch brands. Zenith watches operates since 1865 and today is a subsidiary of the luxury group LVMH (Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Hublot). Zenith produces all watch movements in-house and is famous for the 1969 El Primero calibre, one of the first automatic chronograph calibers. In 2012 the Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th watch has been released.