Company:Schwarz Etienne

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Schwarz Etienne
TypePrivately held company
IndustryWatchmaking
Founded1902
FounderPaul Arthur Schwarz and Olga Etienne
Headquarters
La Chaux-de-Fonds
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ProductsWristwatches
Websitewww.schwarz-etienne.ch

Schwarz Etienne is a Switzerland luxury watch brand, founded in 1902 by Paul Arthur Schwarz and his wife Olga Etienne.[1]

History

In 1902, Paul Arthur Schwarz and his wife Olga Etienne created a fabrique in La Chaux-de-Fonds and its name is a combination of their surnames. The company owned brands such as Venus or Alpha.[2] The brand is acquired in 2003 by Raffaello Radicchi who soon initiated an action a plan to develop and produce movements in-house.[3]

Watches

Modern watches of the brand are Haute Horlogerie, manufactured in-house including their movements. At BaselWorld 2017, the brand introduced a Tourbillon with retrograde seconds indication.[4]

See also

List of watch manufacturers

References

External links