Piaget

Country

City

La Cà´te-aux-Fées

Era

e.1874

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Description

Specialties

1874

  • Georges Edouard Piaget founded as a high precision watch movement firm.

1911

  • Timothée Piaget took over running the firm.

1943

  • Gérald and Valentin Piaget registered the brand.

1945

  • Built a new manufacturing facility.

1957

  • Began to produce ultra-thin movements.
  • Calibre 9P – 2mm thick hand wound movement.

1960s

  • Calibre 12P – 2.3 mm thick self winding movement.
  • Created hardstone dials.
  • Cuff watch.
  • Began to create jeweled watches and jewelry.

1979

  • Polo Watch integrated the case and the bracelet.

Currently

  • Owned by Richemont Group.