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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6,561 3,010
Bernhard H. Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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2
2,797 1,373
Chairos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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3
739 242
Qnet Watches is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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4
4,271 2,500
Omega SA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

5
3,662 2,258
Rolex is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

6
2,869 1,645
Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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3,725 2,449
Tissot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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2,392 1,758
TAG Heuer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

9
1,691 1,262
Longines is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

10
1,362 985
Breitling SA is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

11
1,339 973
International Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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1,227 891
Jaeger-LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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1,111 794
Audemars Piguet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

14
980 832
Oris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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701 504
Vacheron Constantin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

16
888 754
Zenith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

17
726 729
Hublot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

18
445 405
Breguet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

19
613 614
Ulysse Nardin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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454 403
A. Lange & Söhne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

21
594 591
Tudor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

22
634 675
Baume et Mercier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

23
775 849
Rado is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

24
666 723
Cartier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

25
665 765
Raymond Weil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

26
506 560
Panerai is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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428 463
Frédérique Constant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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443 485
Hamilton Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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512 598
Maurice Lacroix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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431 534
Montblanc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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328 451
Girard-Perregaux is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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306 423
Piaget SA is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

33
114 132
Victorinox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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438 661
Swatch is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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314 483
Edox is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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248 375
Certina Kurth Frères is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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214 376
Alpina Watches is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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249 423
Franck Muller is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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194 336
Mido is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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224 395
Bell & Ross is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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170 358
Roamer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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210 404
Fortis Uhren is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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118 266
Rotary is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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98 228
Eterna is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

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34 130
Kolber is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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5 25
Jacob & Co. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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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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40 156
Bedat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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