Eberhard and Co boasts a long tradition of making exquisite timepieces with remarkable precision
and advanced technology. Being a highly regarded luxury Swiss watchmaking brand, its products
adorn the wrists of wealthy clients, from Italian Royal Navy officers to sportsmen alike.
Established in 1887, in La Chaux-de- Fonds by George – Lucien Eberhard, this year celebrates the
brand’s 130th anniversary. Since its early days, Eberhard and Co continues to produce watches that
stand out for their exceptional quality and traditional style. They are created in tribute to the brand’s
remarkable heritage, actively reviving its antique demeanour inspired by classic pocket watches.
The brand is recognised for seeking to bring together comfort and functionality of sportive watches
alongside the elegance associated with dress watches.
In 1894 the brand patented an innovative time-setting system for its pocket watches. This early
development paved the way for a century of technical innovations, achieved by the company.
1919 proved to be a particularly important year for Eberhard and Co, as it saw the launch of the most
advanced wrist chronograph created by the brand’s watchmakers. This reiterated the company’s
ambition to never cease pushing boundaries of horological expertise, and set Eberhard and Co on an
individualised path in the craft.
In 1935 the company once more proved its vanguard position by producing a wholly
unprecedented chronograph which featured two pushbuttons with a stop and start function without
Three years later the brand launches a chronograph with an hour counter, and in 1939 arrived a
wrist chronograph equipped with an innovative fly-back device, which enabled dual time keeping.
During the years of the Second World War Eberhard and Co was also supplying chronographs to
officers of the Italian Royal Navy.
Since 1996, the manufacture has focused primarily on luxury king-size wrist watches, which was
soon followed with the launch of a new Grande Taille (Super Size) collection. In 2001, the brand
introduced the Chrono 4 chronograph wristwatch. It was remarkable for the fact that it was the very
first chronograph to have 4 counters aligned in one row.
Aside from the Chrono 4, the company has designed many other models to answer the specialised
needs of sportsmen, as well as drivers. Amongst these is the Extra-Fort watch. An iconic timepiece
of the 1940s, It was revived in 2012 with the limited-edition ‘125ème Anniversaire’ anniversary
watch with a more contemporary design. It is a skilful blend of technique and class, with timeless
The 8 jours watch is now one of the brands most popular models. It is a classic wristwatch with a
historic feel and an easy to read dial. Apart from its appealing appearance, it comes with an
impressive 8-day power reserve indicator.
Inspired by contemporary femininity, the Gilda line is a harmonious blend of modern practicality
and aesthetic tradition. It features a dial in white mother-of- pearl and eye catching, stylised roman
Eberhard and Co maintains its honourable status as a vanguard watchmaker of the highest calibre. It
stands in league amongst the best watchmaking brands, for its dedication to making exceptional
products out of passion for tradition, timeless elegance, and precision.