Category Archives: Swiss Watches

Specific watches with specific stories

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In our series Specific Watches with specific stories we present you are first 5. Some really have a juicy story. The watch you see at the top of this post is a rare one: Vianney-Halter-Antiqua-Perpetual-Calendar. A very specific design, don’t you think? The first Waterproof Rolex In 1926, Hans Wilsdorf, one of the founders of […]

Armand Nicolet “swiss made”

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Swiss Quality Did you know that … today about half of the luxury watches come from Switzerland? The term “Swiss Made” is not just a label to indicate the origin of a product, it is a quality mark recognized worldwide. Armand Nicolet “swiss made” watches are unique. The Swiss perfection is combined with stylish Italian […]

Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3

Armand Nicolet South Africa Ladies watch AL3 Black small

Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3 These days, ladies know their watches as good as men do. They own fewer but happen to spend more money on them since they want to buy the ones they really like. This.Armand Nicolet ladies watch AL3 is just the perfect choice. It works beautifully with all clothing styles, be […]

6 nice to knows on watches

Armand Nicolet South Africa Packaging

There is a whole culture about watches. Manufacturers who are there already for ages, famous people showing off their favourite brands, the ingenuity how timepieces are built, the massive amounts paid for it at auctions. And of course, the remarkable facts. Wanna hear about it? Read these 6 nice to knows on watches.   Glove […]

Women spend more money on wristwatches

Armand Nicolet South Africa AL3 Ladies watch white strap

A wristwatch is considered to be a typical “men-thing”. Looking at sales figures, there is a 70/30 split between men’s and ladies watches. However, the average price spent on ladies watches is higher. At least, according tot Brian Duffy of Watches of Switzerland. In the past, many women would consider a watch to be a […]

Facts, figures and some history on wristwatches

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Already in the 15th century, miniature watches were produced. Eventually their size made it possible for men to wear them in their pocket. The watches were extremely important for them because knowing the exact time was of the essence during navigation and warfare. However, it was quite tedious having to take out a watch from […]