Philip Watch è uno storico marchio italiano con radici svizzere.
Nel 1858 François Philippe, di origine svizzera ma residente in Italia, fa produrre i suoi design nel cantone svizzero dello Jura, in mezzo alle montagne. Non era una cosa abituale, ma il signor Philippe sapeva che per avere buoni orologi, doveva rivolgersi al suo vecchio Paese di origine. Negli Anni Trenta del secolo scorso, Philippe Watch fu uno dei primi grossi innovatori a produrre orologi da polso al posto degli allora comuni orologi da tasca.
Nel 1949, grazie ad un accordo informale Philippe Watch ha cambiato il nome in Philip Watch, per evitare problemi legali con un'altra società, il cui nome era Patek Philippe...
Philip Watch is nowadays known for making Swiss quality watches for an affordable price.
With other words; the same watch of a better known brand would cost between 5-10 times as much.
Now after more than 150 years Philip Watch has built up a beautiful heritage with many typical watches. In the 1970's Philip Watch started with the Caribe line, in the first place a collection of Divers but later that still exists today.
In the 1980's a line of ladies watches was added with a more feminine character, but still all 10 ATM water resistant.
Much of the knowledge Philip Watch had obtained in the run of more than 100 years of watch making was also used in a more known brand nowadays. Sector.
This brand with a clearly more sport orientated character is a sister brand of Philip Watch and was founded in the 1980's.
The collection of Phlip Watch is built up of three main lines:
Heritage - A collection of watches inspired by the 150 years of history of the brand.
Prestige - A collection of watches with a sporty, but yet distinguished back ground, as you can expect from a Swiss watch maker.
Gold - all watch cases of this line are made of 18 Carat Gold. Watches as they used to be made in the golden days of watch making in the 1950's and 1960's.