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Zenith (company)

Zenith is a Swiss watch manufacturer founded in 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot. The brand has been part of the luxury group LVMH since 1999 and sells high-quality watches . History of the manufacture It was in 1865 , at the age of 22, that Georges Favre-Jacot 1 chose the town of Le Locle to create […]

Universal Geneva

Universal Genève is a Swiss watchmaking company founded in 1894 in Le Locle . Bibliography Italo Bonifacio and Laura Rivolta, Universal Geneva: 100 years of watchmaking tradition , Rome, Sothis,1994

List of watch companies

  This article contains a list of watch companies , ie companies that manufacture time measuring instruments , called “timekeeping” and in the current “watch” language (sometimes “wristwatch”, “watch” Or “gusset watch”). List Watchmaking company Founder Year of foundation Place of creation Country Adriatica Montilier Watch Co 1852 / 1931 Montilier  Swiss Aktiengesellschaft für Uhrenfabrikation […]

Jorg Gray

Jorg Gray is a watch brand created in 1998 by Logomark, Inc. in Tustin , California . Present only in the business to business sector before 2009 1 , it has since been distributed in stores. Jorg Gray is mainly known as the favorite watch brand of US President Barack Obama 2 and the United […]

Ice-Watch

Ice-Watch is a watch brand created in 2006 by the Belgian Jean-Pierre Lutgen. The brand wants to enter the market of entry-level watches, offering them with several colors from the pallet of the polymer industry. Ice-Watch offers a range of more than 500 references that are all equipped with the Miyota precision movement or a […]

Carl F. Bucherer

Carl F. Bucherer is a company Swiss of watches based in Lucerne . Since its creation in 1888, the company is the exclusive property of the Bucherer family In 2015, the company is led by a member of the 3 th generation of the family, Jörg G. Bucherer, as chairman of the board of Administration […]

Rip Curl

Rip Curl is a company Australian of clothing , accessories and equipment surfing , founded by two surfers Torquay (Australia) (near Geelong ) that began modestly by making their own wetsuits in their garden. The company is still based in Torquay and its European subsidiary is located in Soorts-Hossegor, France . Rip Curl is now […]

Nixon (watches)

Nixon is an American company of watches for the surf , then of accessories fashion and equipment of sliding ( surf , snowboards , skateboards ). History In California ( Encinitas ) in 1997 , two Californians, Chad DiNenna (surfing enthusiast) and Andy Laats, an engineer, decide to create specialized watches for surfing. In 2000, […]

Corum (company)

Corum is a Swiss watch company based in La Chaux-de-Fonds . History In 1955 , Gaston Ries and René Bannwart decided to transform their small private label watch factory into a watchmaking company. A year later, the first watches entered the market. The “Corum key” is the brand 1 logo , which appears for example […]