Breitling SA

Breitling SA is a group with its headquarters in Grenchen (Switzerland), which manufactures wristwatches in the high to luxurious price segment. History of the Breitling company The company was founded in 1884 by Léon Breitling (1860-1914) in Saint-Imier in the Bernese Jura. In 1892 she was transferred to La Chaux-de-Fonds. In 1914 Gaston Breitling became […]

Baume & Mercier

Baume & Mercier is a Swiss luxury watchmaker founded in 1830. It is a subsidiary of the Swiss luxury conglomerate Richemont. History Baume & Mercier was founded in 1830 by the brothers Louis-Victor and Célestin Baume under the name “Frères Baume”. They opened the watch company in Les Bois, a village in the Swiss Jura. […]


Alpina is a Swiss watch brand. It was founded in 1883 as Alpina Union Horlogerie S.A. founded by Gottlieb Hauser in Biel / Bienne BE. It was a cooperative of dealers and manufacturers, whose aim was the procurement and wholesale of high quality wristwatches and pocket watches as well as their parts and movements. The […]