If you wanted to learn about watches, then the first thing you should know about is the watchmaker or the brand which made these famous watches which you can see in the market right now. There hundreds of different kinds of great watches that you can actually buy but are you sure that it is the right watch for you?

To know that, you need to first learn where the watch came from, who created it, and what is the history behind those watches. There are a lot of luxury watch brands right now and to give you some insight, here are some of the best luxury watch brands that you need to check into so that you will be able to know where to start on finding your perfect watch.

Jaeger-LeCoultre

It is one of the great Swiss watch brands that was first established in 1833 and it was known for its classic and vintage designs especially the Reverso. This watch was made in 1931 and according to a story, there was a British army soldier asked Jacques-David LeCoultre to make a new durable design of type of watch that would survive a hard hit.

That is why Lecoultre created the Reverso which you can flip over the face to shield it from getting hit or be scratch if you are doing something. Since 2000, the Jaeger-LeCoultre brand was owned b the Swiss luxury group Richemont.

A. Lange & Sohne

A. Lange & Sohne is also one of the trademarks of Lange Uhren GmbH which is a German maker of prestige and luxury watches. This company was first founded by Ferdinand Adolph Lange in Glashutte, Germany in the year 1845. Unfortunately, the original brand was stopped in 1948 because of the Soviet Union after the second world war.

In the year 1990, the current trademark of Lange & Sohne was registered to Lange Uhren GmbH when they founded it and headed by Walter Lange which is also the great-grandson of Ferdinand Adolph Lance. Here are some of the best watches made by A. Lange & Sohne: Lange 1 Platinum, Grand Lange 1 Moonphase, Zeitwerk Striking Time, and the Lange 1 Timezone.

Audemars Piguet

Under the company of Audemars Piguet Holding SA, it is one of the most popular Swiss manufacturer of clocks and mechanical watches. The main office is in Le Brassus, Switzerland and founded by Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet in 1875 on Valle de Joux. They first made the name as Audemars Piguet & Cie in 1881 and since then it is family-owned.

The name Audemars Piguet was very famous especially in the watch industry and they are best known for creating the Royal Oak timepiece in the year 1972. Because of that, the brand increased its prominence in the industry. One of Audemars Piguet’s biggest achievements was inventing the first minute-repeating movement for watches in 1892.

Piaget

A Swiss jeweler and luxury watchmaker that has been founded in 1874 by Georges Piaget in La Cote-aux-Fees. Piaget started as a manufacturer of watch movements and later they began creating their own watches in the 20th century. Manage by the founder’s grandson which are Valentin and Gerald Piaget they able to register their brand trademark in the year 1943.

Since then, they were able to produce their own wristwatch lines. As a result of this growth, they opened a new watch factory in La Cote-Aux-Fees in the year 1945. Until now, they continue to create lines of luxury watches like the Polo S, Limelight Gala, Altiplano, Possession, Jewellery, Black Tie, and High Jewellery Watches.

Omega

Same as the others, this brand is one of the greatest Swiss luxury watchmakers. Founded and created by Louis Brandt in La Chaux-de-Fonds in the year 1848. Omega is continuing to produce one of a kind lines of luxury watches like the Omega Seamaster, Constellation, De Ville, and the Speedmaster. These luxury watches are perfect for any occasion and event.

Takeaway

These are the top choice of brands if you are planning to buy a luxury watch. Each brand has its own history to tell but all of them made and created their wristwatch with high-quality and perfection. 

Owning one from these watchmakers, you can be sure that you will never regret it. That is the perks of having one of the most famous luxury watches in the world.
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