Shopping The Best Swiss Watch Brands  

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

Here is list of Swiss watch brands that include the most reliable models available. These watch rankings can help you decide which watch to buy next. Swiss branded watches include those from major manufacturers, 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 that  industry for more than 400 years. The term "Swiss made watch" evokes a concept of quality that has been earned over this span of time and the best watch designers try to live up to the designation. It includes the technical and aesthetic qualities of the Swiss watch and encompasses both traditional manufacturing and advanced technology. Vote on this list of Swiss watchmakers to help decide on the best product. 

The term "Swiss watch" refers to roughly three types of products. Swiss watches are usually defined as watches that are exclusively made by manufacturers in Switzerland, watches that have a Swiss movement, or watches whose manufacturers carried 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.

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 list of Swiss-made watch brands as a starting off point in 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. What is the best Swiss watch company? Vote below on this list of best selling Swiss watches. 

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6,012 2,918
Bernhard H. Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
SanjarUulu added Bernhard H. Mayer

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2,415 1,264
Chairos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Bhushan Pardeshi added Chairos

3
4,155 2,413
Omega SA is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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3,533 2,174
Rolex is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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442 148
Qnet Watches is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Sunny568 added Qnet Watches

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2,795 1,600
Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Patek Philippe & Co.

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3,645 2,387
Tissot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
MichaelStoica added Tissot

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2,329 1,706
TAG Heuer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1,640 1,214
Longines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1,308 932
International Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added IWC

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1,322 944
Breitling SA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1,080 758
Audemars Piguet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1,202 862
Jaeger-LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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946 794
Oris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Oris

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674 479
Vacheron Constantin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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865 725
Zenith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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703 694
Hublot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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430 377
Breguet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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595 585
Ulysse Nardin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Ulysse Nardin

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434 381
A. Lange & Söhne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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577 568
Tudor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

22
655 692
Cartier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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753 817
Rado is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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613 651
Baume et Mercier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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655 736
Raymond Weil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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415 440
Frédérique Constant is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
milos.trajkovic added Frédérique Constant

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428 459
Hamilton Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
JohnDough added Hamilton Watch Company

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493 542
Panerai is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Officine Panerai

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501 573
Maurice Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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419 508
Montblanc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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321 429
Girard-Perregaux is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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300 401
Piaget SA is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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102 105
Victorinox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Mahendra Kishnani added Victorinox

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429 629
Swatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
mohamedmostafa911 added Swatch

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305 458
Edox is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Edox

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242 353
Certina Kurth Frères is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
milos.trajkovic added Certina Kurth Frères

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208 355
Alpina Watches is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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190 317
Mido is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
ufoinspector added Mido

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243 408
Franck Muller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Franck Muller

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216 379
Bell & Ross is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Bell & Ross

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164 337
Roamer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Roamer

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203 386
Fortis Uhren is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
tomee3 added Fortis

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114 246
Rotary is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
vikingherostar added Rotary

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170 339
Luminox Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Slutan Imabitch added Luminox Watch Company

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94 209
Eterna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1 5
Jacob & Co. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
CsabaKakas added Jacob & Co. A MARRIAGE OF ARTISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY, THE GRAND COMPLICATION MASTERPIECES COLLECTION OF JACOB & CO. ARE EXPRESSIONS OF HIS AVANT-GARDE VISION OF WATCHES AND MARVELS OF MECHANICAL SWISS TIMEPIECE ENGINEERING.

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26 109
Kolber is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
shahidpic added Kolber

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33 136
Bedat is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Cynthia Morrow added Bedat

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5 29
Mawa foundation is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
Sonubaba added Mawa foundation