Eberhard & Co.

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Eberhard & Co is a Swiss watch manufacturer.

This company was founded 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds by Georges Eberhard. He then is only 22 years old. Primarily precision watches and chronographs are produced. Already in 1919 the first wrist chronograph is presented.

In 1935 an innovative stop watch with two pushers is developed, which allows start and stop without reset. In 1938, the first wrist chronograph with hour counter is presented.

In the 1930s, the precise Eberhard watches are worn by officers of the Italian Navy.

Towards the end of the 1950s the first model of the series Extra-fort is brought on the market. Here the second counter is accomplished by a single slider.

In 1984 the model "Chronomaster" is published in cooperation with the Italian aerobatic aviation team "Frecce Tricolori". In 1987, at the 100th anniversary of the brand, the collection "Navymaster" is presented.

In 1992 Eberhard & Co., in honor of the Italian racing idol Tazio Nuvolari, brings a chronograph specially dedicated to him on the market. On the basis of this model later an entire collection is created.

In recent years, Eberhard & Co. gained awareness especially by a watch with eight-day movement and by chronographs with a patented 4-row counter display.

The brand, which since long has its headquarters in the well-known watchmaking town Biel, enjoys a great popularity especially in Italy. It is now also working hard to increase its visibility in other countries.

Address

Eberhard & Co SA
Rue du Manège 5
Case postale 3509
2500 Biel 3

Tel. 032 / 342 51 41
Fax 032 / 341 02 94

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