Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Watches Brands in The World in 2016 and 2017. Watches are the most preferred accessory to wear by men or maybe women, that makes everyone look good and stylish, sometimes professional too, depending upon the style you choose. It sometimes gives you look of a bracelet too. There are many people who cannot leave their house without a watch, no matter people have left wearing watches after mobile phones had a blast in the markets. Here is a list of the most preferred and best-selling brands of watches in the world. They are:
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List of top 10 Best Watches Brands in the world in 2016
Hans Wilsdorf and Alfred Davis are the founders of Rolex. Rolex now, has become a brand that produces approximately 2000 watches per day. Forbes ranked this brand at number 72 in its 2014 list of the world’s most powerful global brands.
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9. Tag Heuer:
Tag Heuer is a company of Switzerland that manufactures one of the best watches, shades and accessories in the world. It includes Link, Monaco, Carrera and formula One watches. The brand has had a number of celebrities as its ambassadors, may it be Hollywood actors or sports personalities. It has announced some more brands recently, namely, Monaco V4, Carrera Calibre 360 and Monaco 69.
Omega is also a Swiss matchmaking company, from Switzerland founded by Louis Brandt, Switzerland in 1848 just at the age of 23. Omega were also a choice of NASA and was the first watch on moon. It played a major role in 1932 Olympics as it was the timekeeping device at that time playing such a crucial role. Even James Bond wore it in many of his movies since 1995. Even Prince William wears it. Swatch Group is the owner of Omega. In 1917 the Britain’s Royal Flying Corps chose Omega as its official timekeepers for its combat units, and the American army did the same in 1918.
It is also a Switzerland-based watch manufacturing company that markets, designs, manufactures and sells watches through some authorized dealers and companies only. It has headquarters in Florence, Italy. Most of its watches are produced in limited stocks, maybe 500 or 1000 units. It has 11 models in watches lying in prices between 5000 to 30000 USD. Ferrari also had an agreement with Panerai, that got expired in 2010.
IWC is also a Swiss manufacturer of watch from Schaffhausen, Switzerland. It was founded in 1868 by American Watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones
5. Patek Philippe:
Patek Philippe & Co. is also a swiss manufacturing company of watches, which was founded in 1851, located in Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. It is known for manufacturing timepieces and movements. It is also famous for making most complicated and mechanical watches. It is considered to be one of the topmost and luxurious watch brands of the world. It is known to be one of the most prestigious brands in watch making.
4. A. Lange & Söhne:
It is also a high-quality brand in terms of watches. The name is a German watchmaking company Lange Uhren GmbH, a subsidiary of Richemont SA. It was founded in 1845, by Ferdinand Adolf Lange. They are known to be making masterpieces in watches. Such watches are highly praised and loved by top class people that give you a rich and elegant look.
Mont Blanc International GmbH is a wrist watch manufacturer based in Germany also known for making luxury writing instruments and leather goods. They are known to be luxury watches created by master craftsmen. It was founded by Claus- Johanne, Alfred Nahemias and August Eberstein in 1906.
Breitling, like many other manufacturers is also a well known Swiss manufacturer based in Glenchen, Switzerland. It is a privately owned company founded in 1884. The watches are made in Switzerland with the use of Swiss Components. It is known to be a prestigious brand in the world. In 2009 Breitling developed a mechanical chronograph movement, used in the first watch produced entirely by Breitling, the “Breitling Chronomat 01”.
Hublot, again is a Switzerland-based company, founded in 1980 by Carlo Crocco. It is known to be one of the youngest luxury brands and is most popular brand of the world. It has a natural rubber strap which is known to be the best in the history of watch making. And it was made by combining rubber and gold that makes the watches more special and amazing. It is the best-known brand.
These were the best-selling brands of 2016-2017 that are known globally and are loved and used by the grand personalities of the world. These are most expensive and most liked brands in watches. These have many celebrities and actors as their brand ambassadors and hence are at the top.