For centuries the Swiss watch and clock industry has set the standard, making Swiss Made watches in demand all over the world. Even though Asian and other European watch manufacturers produce comparable movements and watches, the traditional – often handmade – quality, detailed designs, excellent finishings and accuracy of Swiss watches remain the benchmark in watchmaking.
According to Swiss law, a watch is considered Swiss if its movement is Swiss and this movement is cased up in Switzerland. Also, the manufacturer has to carry out the final inspection in Switzerland.
If a watch movement is not cased-up in Switzerland, but otherwise meets the criteria to be considered a Swiss movement, the watch may say Swiss Movement but it may not say Swiss Made on the watch case or dial.
The federal republic of Switzerland is not only famous for its banks, chocolate and mountains, but also for its high quality manufacturing industry, clocks and watches.
The Swiss Made label can only be used for products manufactured in Switzerland. Under Swiss law the terms Suisse, produit suisse, fabriqué en Suisse, qualité suisse or the translations, Swiss, Swiss Made, or Swiss Movement are permitted.
A watch movement is considered Swiss if the movement has been assembled in Switzerland and the components of Swiss manufacture account for at least 50 percent of the total value. Also, the movement has to have been inspected by the manufacturer in Switzerland
A watch that says Swiss Quartz indicates a quartz movement of Swiss origin.
We are official dealer of Swiss watch brands such as Maurice Lacroix, Roamer, Hamilton, Tissot, Victorinox, Wenger and Swiss Military Hanowa. If you would like advice on any of the Swiss watches offered on our site, please contact our Customer Service department. Or visit one of our shops in Rotterdam and Breda. We are happy to help you find the perfect Swiss watch.
Prices for Swiss watches on our site range from € 99 - € 3000.