shopping The Best Swiss Watch Brands  

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List Rules Only watches that bear the official designation "Swiss Made"

List of Swiss watch brands that include the most reliable models available. Swiss watch brands include those from major manufacturers of including Breitling, Longines, IWC and more. The Swiss watch industry is the largest in the world and Switzerland has been known as the center of the watch industry for more than 400 years. "Swiss made watch" envokes a concept of quality that has been earned over this span of time. It includes the technical and aesthetic qualities of the Swiss watch. It encompasses both traditional manufacturing and advanced technology.

Swiss watches are usually defined as watches that are exclusively by manufacturers in Switzerland, watches that have a Swiss movement, and watches whose manufacturer carries out the final inspection in Switzerland. The watch industry has proposed a rule that 80 percent of the production costs be in Switzerland for a watch to be described as a Swiss watch.

Swiss watches may be battery, quartz or mechanical (hand-wound), analog, digital or analog/digital. Swiss wristwatches are considered a luxury item and the most popular Swiss watch brands sell timepieces that run from $100-$5 million dollars.

So what are the best Swiss watch brands? Since this is an investment piece, it is often best to go with traditional companies that have a rich history in watch-making. Use this wiki of Swiss watch brands as a starting off point on your research. Users looking for a new Swiss watch will want to research a variety of different brands to find a good watch that best suits their needs.
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Bernhard H. Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Bernhard H. Mayer The Spirit Of A Family TraditionIn 1871, when the small town of Pforzheim or Goldstadt (City of Gold) was just seeing its humble beginnings as the centre of Germany’s jewellery and watchmaking industry, the Mayer family set up ...

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Omega SA is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Omega SA Manufacturing, Watch

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Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Chairos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Chairos

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Cimier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Tissot is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Tissot Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 1,635 1,034
Rolex is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Rolex Manufacturing

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Jaeger-LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacturing, Watch

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TAG Heuer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
TAG Heuer Manufacturing

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International Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
IWC Watch, Clock, and Part Manufacturing

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+ - 931 633
Longines is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Longines Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 661 426
Audemars Piguet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Audemars Piguet Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 789 532
Breitling SA is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Breitling SA Manufacturing

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Jaeger LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Vacheron Constantin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Vacheron Constantin Manufacturing, Watch

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Zenith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Zenith Manufacturing

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Brietling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Oris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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IWC is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
IWC

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A. Lange & Söhne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Ulysse Nardin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Breguet is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Blancpain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Raymond Weil is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Raymond Weil Manufacturing, Watch

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Hublot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Frédérique Constant is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Frédérique Constant Manufacturing, Watch

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Tudor is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Panerai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Panerai Luminor Manufacturing

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Cartier is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Cartier Retail

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Baume et Mercier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Baume et Mercier Jewellery, Manufacturing

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Rado is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Rado Manufacturing

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Maurice Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Maurice Lacroix Manufacturing

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Chopard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Chopard Jewellery, Manufacturing, Watch

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Swiss Army is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Montblanc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Girard-Perregaux is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Piaget SA is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Piaget SA Jewellery, Manufacturing

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+ - 96 104
Mont Blanc is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Edox is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Bulova is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Movado is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Movado Watches, Clocks, Clockwork Operated Devices and Parts

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Swatch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Swatch Manufacturing, Watch

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Franck Muller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Certina Kurth Frères Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 94 145
Mido is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Mido Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 77 115
Carl F. Bucherer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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Alpina Watches is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Alpina Watches Manufacturing, Watch

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+ - 134 229
Fortis Uhren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Fortis Watch

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Bell & Ross is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands