The Fascinating World of Automatic Watches
The helpful self-winding mechanisms of automatic watches have been a feature since the 18th century. Whether you're an athlete or a watch enthusiast with a soft spot for technicalities – models with automatic winding gear are much-valued thanks to their user-friendliness and versatility. Discover impressive automatic watches in our Swiss online shop and admire these practical masterpieces.
The Top 10 Brands & Their Best Automatic Watches
The ingenious self-winding mechanism has been ticking away on our wrists for over 150 years. Since there development, automatic watches have been among the signature timepieces of the world's most renowned brands.
Rolex has played an important role in the development of first-class timepieces. All of this Swiss manufacturer's product lines such as the legendary GMT Master or the classic Datejust are available with automatic movements.
First designed for pilots and aviation enthusiasts, Breitling watches such as the Navitimer have, for decades, been some of the most renowned models in the world (and not just in airspace). Automatic movements are guaranteed with this Swiss manufacturer.
4) Patek Philippe
Patek Philippe shows a spirit of innovation through and through. The company revolutionised the industry and made a significant contribution to the development of technical sophistication. Discover the unique automatic watches of this Geneva company. Among them is the Nautilus.
IWC watches embody uncompromising quality and characterful design. This Schaffhausen manufacturer is particularly renowned for its innovative pilot watches featuring automatic movements. But, other models such as the Ingenieur have also made a name for themselves around the globe.
The Swiss manufacturer Tudor, founded in 1926, has always stood for high-quality automatic movements. This Rolex subsidiary is in no way inferior to the legendary brand and makes first-class luxury watches accessible to those with smaller budgets. The Black Bay range is a signature timepiece for the manufacturer.
8) Audemars Piguet
Almost unlike any other brand, Audemars Piguet knows how to make automatic watches amazingly slimline without losing any of their elegance and technology. It is hardly surprising then that it has always showcased a courageous innovative spirit as demonstrated by the Royal Oak and other models.
9) TAG Heuer
TAG Heuer is closely linked to the sporting world and creates striking automatic watches in designs that combine sportiness with elegance. As one of the oldest watch manufacturers, TAG Heuer is committed to uncompromising precision. The Carrera is a prime example of this precision.