Posts Tagged 'History'

Brief history of IWC and their biggest contributions to the watch world

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The International Watch Company Schaffhausen – or IWC – has been an innovative force since its inception in Switzerland in 1868, when Boston watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones set up in a factory in Schaffhausen. He made IWC unique by seeking to connect American production with Swiss craftsmanship, rather than following the techniques of French-based watch […]

A History of Raymond Weil

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All though a fairly new company, Raymond Weil has established itself as one of the world’s finest watch makers. The company takes its name from its founder Raymond Weil. Weil, born in 1926 in Geneva Switzerland, joined the Geneva watch company at the age of 23. By 1976 when the watch industry was on a […]

A Brief History of Cartier and its Contribution to Luxury Watch Making

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Since Cartier’s founding in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier in Paris, the jewelry and watch-making company has spent well over a century garnering its highly reputable and well-admired status in the luxury goods industry. With beginnings as a firm focused on jewelry, it was not until the early years of the 20th century that Cartier expanded […]