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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7,514 3,231
Bernhard H. Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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2
3,360 1,574
Chairos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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3
1,263 453
Qnet Watches is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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4
4,596 2,673
Omega SA is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

5
4,000 2,441
Rolex is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

6
3,088 1,742
Patek Philippe & Co. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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7
3,934 2,602
Tissot is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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1,843 1,365
Longines is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

9
1,469 1,044
International Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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10
2,555 1,897
TAG Heuer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

11
1,484 1,071
Breitling SA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

12
1,333 940
Jaeger-LeCoultre is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

13
1,214 851
Audemars Piguet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

14
772 547
Vacheron Constantin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

15
1,079 895
Oris is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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16
955 803
Zenith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

17
506 443
Breguet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

18
511 440
A. Lange & Söhne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

19
800 796
Hublot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

20
667 638
Tudor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

21
656 659
Ulysse Nardin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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22
718 773
Cartier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

23
670 716
Baume et Mercier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

24
833 915
Rado is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands

25
495 527
Hamilton Watch Company is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swiss Watch Brands
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