Fashion 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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7,545 3,239
Bernhard H. Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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2
1,281 458
Qnet Watches is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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3
3,378 1,579
Chairos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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4,610 2,676
Omega SA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

5
4,013 2,450
Rolex is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

6
3,093 1,744
Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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3,946 2,608
Tissot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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1,853 1,368
Longines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

9
1,475 1,047
International Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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2,564 1,903
TAG Heuer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

11
1,488 1,077
Breitling SA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

12
1,336 942
Jaeger-LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

13
1,218 853
Audemars Piguet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

14
775 550
Vacheron Constantin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

15
1,084 899
Oris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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16
959 806
Zenith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

17
510 445
Breguet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

18
512 442
A. Lange & Söhne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

19
802 800
Hublot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

20
671 642
Tudor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

21
661 660
Ulysse Nardin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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22
673 717
Baume et Mercier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

23
838 918
Rado is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

24
719 777
Cartier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

25
480 504
Frédérique Constant is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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