World ten table refers to the world's top ten watch brands
Patek Philippe Founded in 1839, Patek Philippe is the only surviving Swiss watch manufacturer that is completely family-run independently. Patek Philippe has always attached importance to the shape design and production process, the watchmaking process is all completed in the original Geneva, is the only one in the world's many brand watches all the movement won the "Geneva Seal" (Geneva Seal) brand.
Audemars Piguet in 1875, Jules Louis. Jules-Louis Audemars and his friend Edouard Augusti. Edward-Auguste Piguet co-founded Audeuwatch. In 1972, Audeudets launched the high-end sports watch series "Royal Oak" made of pure steel, which became a classic in the watch industry. Audemars has a watch school in Switzerland, where each apprentice must complete a 4-year course in order to qualify as a watchmaker. In addition, it takes one to two years of training to make ultra-thin movements, and another 10 years of training to start making complex movements.
Founded in 1755, Vacheron Constantin has a history of 250 years and is one of the oldest and longest lasting watches in the world. Founder Jean Marc. Jean-Marc Vacheron was a profound humanist. Vacheron Constantin, known as the art of the aristocracy, has always played a key role in the Swiss watchmaking industry. Owned by Richemont, Switzerland.
In 1874, Georges Edouard Piaget started his career as a movement maker. In 1940, Piaget's grandson opened up the international market for the development of the Piaget watch. In 1956, Piaget introduced an ultra-thin movement. Since the 1960s, Piaget has devoted itself to the research of complex movements while developing the design of top jewelry pieces. From the design and production of wax models to the setting of gemstones, Piaget watches always adhere to the purpose of excellence. Its "cuff watches" and "coin watches" are outstanding in design and are treasures in Piaget watches. It is currently owned by Richemont, Switzerland.
Jaeger LeCoultre, Anthony. Antoine LeCoultre founded the workshop in Switzerland in 1833. In 1844, he invented a micron meter with a measuring accuracy of 1/1000 mm, which greatly improved the processing accuracy of watch parts. Jaeger-lecoulasse introduced the world's thinnest mechanical movement in 1907 and the world's smallest mechanical movement in 1929. Jaeger-lecoultre's 1931 watch designed for polo players is a rare classic among high-end watches. It is currently owned by Richemont, Switzerland.
Blancpain is the oldest and oldest watch brand in existence. Since its founding in 1735, Blancpain has never produced a quartz watch and never will. Blangper does not have the flow of work, the manufacturing process is all carried out in the old farmhouse, by individual watchmakers hand seenwork inlay. To this day, every Blancpain timepiece is personally inspected, numbered and signed by the watchmaker, and the quality control is as strict as it was many years ago.
Breguet, 1775, by A. Louis. A. Louis Breguet founded the brand Breguet. The world-recognized classic of watch history developed the brand first in Paris and then in Switzerland. Breguet watches are favored by the royal family, the King of France Louis XVI and Queen Mary are Breguet admirers. Balzac, Pushkin, Dumas, Hugo and other literary masters have also mentioned Breguet watches. Celebrities such as Queen Victoria and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill are Breguet customers. Today, Breguet is owned by Swatch of Switzerland.
Girard-Perregaux (Girard-Perregaux)GP Girard-Perregaux, founded in 1791 in Lashaudfeng, Switzerland, is the second oldest true watchmaking in the world. Jean-Francois Bautte and Constant Girard are the two founders of GP Girard. At the end of the 18th century, Bautte introduced the ultra-thin watch, which will be reduced to a complex combination of parts, and the wonderful technology is amazing. Constant is more focused on technology improvement, he continues to design more elaborate timing mechanisms, but also buried in the study of more complex movements, so that the famous "three gold bridge tourbillon" came out, becoming a representative of GP Girard-Perigee watch, in order to share the history of GP Girard-Perigee watch with the public, GP Girard-Perigee watch set up the GP Girard-Perigee watch Museum in 1999. Collect and display all kinds of antique watches, reflecting the process and technology of watch manufacturing.
Cartier has more than 150 years of history, is the French jewelry gold and silver jewelry manufacturer. In 1888, Cartier tried a mechanical women's watch on a gold bracelet encrusted with diamonds. In 1938, Cartier made the world's smallest watch and gave it to Princess Elizabeth of England. Cartier watches have always been the pets of the upper class, enduring. Owned by Richemont, Switzerland.
Rolex (Rolex) is a famous Swiss watchmaker, formerly known as Wilsdorf and Davis, by the German Hans Wilsdof (Hans Wilsdof) and the British Alfred Davis (Alfred Davis) partnership in London in 1905. In 1908, it was registered by Hans Wilsdof in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, and renamed ROLEX. The founder of Rolex was Hans. Wilsdorf, who registered Rolex as a trademark in Switzerland in 1908. In the 1920s, Rolex developed waterproof watches. In 1953, Rolex introduced a diving watch designed specifically for divers. Rolex watch design in line with solemn, practical, not flashy style, by a large number of people love.