Online site, Town&Country, recently published an article listing the top 21 watch brands that every watch enthusiast must know. While this list would be useful for the absolute beginner watch enthusiast, the write up of the brief history of each brand can be a refresher for even the experienced out there. Without much further delay, let’s get into some interesting takeaways and you can read the full article from the link below.
Watchmaker Ulysse Nardin has a long history of association with the nautical world. Within 15 years of its establishment, the watchmaker equipped more than 50 of world’s Navy’s and international shipping companies.


Omega Speedmaster is known for being the first watch worn on the moon, by Buzz Aldrin and has been seen in a number of James Bond movies and is the official watch of the Olympics.
Longines was founded in 1832 and its logo, winged hourglass, is the oldest logo still being used in its original form. There are many more such interesting factoids about watchmakers like Jaeger-LeCoultre, Audemars Piguet, Piaget, and more.




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