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Longines Watch Brand
The famous winged hourglass logo adorns each and every beautiful Longines timepiece. Since 1832 Longines has been based in the Swiss town of St. Imier, which makes it one of the oldest and most respected watch brands in the world. Longines is the official timekeeper for many sporting events, which include the French Open tennis tournament and many important horse races throughout the world.
You would be hard pressed to find a more elegant and accurate watch than a Longines. Longines watches come in many styles and different price ranges, there are however 4 main collections that include: Elegance Collection, Watchmaking Tradition Collection, Sport Collection and the Heritage Collection of watches.
Yet another fine Swiss watch maker, Maurice Lacroix produces around 90,000 watches per year. Maurice Lacroix makes their own complex movement components and manufactures its watches completely in-house. You can rest assured that each watch is manufactured with extreme care and that each watch movement has been painstakingly prepared. A great value for the price, Maurice Lacroix a unique and desirable watch brand.
Montblanc Watch Brand
Montblanc is world renowned for making fine pens, yet they also make fine watches. Known for making classic Swiss watches, Montblanc has been a leader in the luxury brand market for nearly a century.
Omega Watch Brand
With famous movie hero's like James Bond 007 wearing Omega watches, Omega is surely a mans brand. Classic style and super precise automatic movements make this watch a top choice for the distinguished man.
Mens line of watches include the Constellation, Seamaster, Speedmaster, De Ville and specialty watches like the Planet Ocean 600 M Skyfall. This specialty Seamaster watched was created to commemorate the fantastic 007 movie Skyfall. Omega watches boast a rich and storied history, with achievements such as 6 lunar landings and the first watch for divers. Omega is a Swiss Watchmaker.
Patek Philippe stands as a testament to excess, when it comes to watches. One of the most expensive and sought after brand of watches in the world, is a Patek Philippe. Patek Philippe was founded in 1839 and its history is part of Geneva's great watchmaking tradition.
On May 1st, 1839 two Polish immigrants, Antoni Patek (Businessman) and Franciszek Czapek (Watchmaker) joined forces to found Patek, Czapek & Cie in Geneva. In 1844, Mr. Patek met the French watchmaker, Mr. Adrien Philippe in Paris where the latter presented his pioneering stem winding and setting system by the crown.
Today Patek Philippe remains a family owned company, that only produces a small amount of hand made watches each year. As the product of an extraordinary amount of know-how and work, a Patek Philippe commands a high price and will fully retain or even increase in value over time.
Rolex Brand Watches
Rolex started in England in 1905, then moved to Geneva, Switzerland in 1919. When many think of luxury watches, they automatically think of Rolex. Men and women have long loved this classy and sophisticated brand of watch. Many of these watches are masterpieces, with intricate inlays and heavily jeweled crowns. There is a reason that the symbol for a Rolex proudly portrays a crown. The only drawback to purchasing a Rolex watch is the price, they run into the $1,000's and even the $10,000's.
Tag Heuer Watch Brand
Tag Heuer is a swiss watchmaker that makes some stunning luxury watches. A pioneer in watchmaking since 1860, Tag Heuer is a well established and widely admired watch brand. Celebrities who wear Tag Heuer watches include Cameron Diaz, Leonardo Dicaprio, Maria Sharipova, Steve McQueen, Jenson Button, Sergio Perez and many other famous people.
Tissot Watch Brand
Tissot has a long tradition of watchmaking that dates back to 1853. Tissot is now a global brand with a pressence in over 160 different countries. Tissot has a large selection of watches to choose from, they are famous for making watches that tell time in different time zones simultaneously. Celebrities such as Tony Parker and Danica Patrick have worn Tissot watches.