When it comes to selecting a high-end wristwatch, only well-known global watchmakers will give you the quality, style, functionality, and international shipping, all of which will make your investment worthwhile. Having a luxury watch around your wrist is something that will probably never go out of style. It is a well-worth investment that will last you a lifetime and even further as you pass it on to your loved ones.
High-end watch enthusiasts, as well as collectors, know about some of the top-notch watchmakers. We’ll discuss 10 top companies we feel are worth mentioning. They are not listed in a particular order. All of these watchmakers measure up to the quality you expect.
The company has been producing unique pieces since it was founded in 1875. They have worldwide recognition as one of the best. The AP Royal Oak series is their most iconic collection.
Manufacturing pieces since 1846, Ulysse Nardin started in a wristwatch stand. Soon, they became one of the major players in the industry for their value. They are noted for marine chronometers and also make other styles such as a classic minimalist type.
Although not priced as high as other competitors, Omega is one of the most popular companies for high-end watches. Their pieces were flight-qualified by NASA for essential missions such as Apollo 11.
It’s no surprise Rolex would be on the top 10 list. It is one of the most reputable and prestigious watchmakers. It dominates the market share. It is estimated they produce approximately 2,000 per day.
The company is known for creating the first watch. They have made some incredibly complicated pieces. One, in particular, had 24 complications and took eight years to develop and test. It was sold for $11 million in 1999.
Established in 1735, they have been pioneers in the industry. They have been credited for inventing some of the most complicated movements in watchmaking.
This Swiss watchmaker produces its movements and components in-house. They make some of the best quality models in the world because of their detailed craftsmanship.
The reputation for world-famous German engineering makes this watchmaker an exclusive brand. Their Pano series is a trendy choice for wristwatch enthusiasts.
The founder began as a clockmaker, then opened the first factory in Geneve, Switzerland. His pieces kept the knowledge he learned from making grandfather clocks. He had exclusive clientele, including Queen Marie-Antoinette of France.
The brand is one of the oldest in the industry. Today, the watches are still a symbol of high prestige and value. They are noted for inventions such as the tourbillon and the rotor system used in self-winding watches.
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