Edox - “Maître- Horloger since 1884”
Edox means measuring of time in ancient Greek. This Swiss watchmaking company based in Les Genevez entered the watch industry back in the 1884 and has celebrated more than 135 years in the industry. Since 1900 the hourglass is Edox's logo a symbol for the first way in measuring time. Edox continues to thrive with its commitment to innovation and traditional hand-assembly. Edox is primarily known for its reliable water-resistant timepieces with a lot of great timepieces to offer.
Edox was founded in 1884 by watchmaker Christian Rüefli-Flury who grew up in Grenchen, Switzerland.
Edox introduced in 1961 its first revolutionary timepiece, the Delfin. Its crown is engineered with a double gasket to reinforce its water resistance; hence, the timepiece is water-resistant to 500 meters. Such design has been patented to Edox and became the reason why the brand has been globally known for water-resistant timepieces. In fact, the said patented design is still being used by major Swiss watch brands.
Edox has become the official timekeeper of various racing events such as the Class-1 World Powerboat Championship, World Rally Championship, Dakar Rally, Extreme Sailing Series, and the World Curling Federation.
The CO-1 collection was particularly designed and made for Pal Virik Nilsen, an offshore powerboat racer. As such, CO-1 timepieces are accurate, reliable, and stylish sports watch.
To meet the standards and needs of a powerboat racer, CO-1 models are strategically built with high-quality materials such as ceramic bezels, stainless steel cases, and rubber straps.
There are also models with chronograph functions who come with 45mm cases. The cases for this collection are made of ultra-solid construction. They also feature an offshore boat propeller engraving at the back. Depending on the model, they have the water-resistance of either 300m or 500m. In addition, CO-1 timepieces are built with an automatic helium valve, making them suitable even for deep-sea diving.
The Delfin collection plays a vital role in the Edox’s history. the latest Delfin collection is called the The-Original-Collection and is still the Edoxe’s champion for water-resistant watches.
It’s also one of Edox’s widest collections as it includes chronographs, divers, day/date, and simple three-hand watches and all have the specialized shock-absorbing case back and double o-ring gaskets for crowns and pushers for reinforced water-resistance.
The Grand Ocean collection is a timepiece for extreme water sports, the Edox Grand Ocean is the collection you must go to. Grand Ocean watches feature a balanced fusion of performance and style. They are not just elegant; they are also accurate, reliable, and packed with features and functions needed for your regattas, yachting, and other similar races. In terms of water-resistance, you will not be disappointed as well because they’re good for up to 500 meters.
With more than 130 years of experience in the watch industry, Edox is an expert in technical innovations. A top build quality, using high-quality materials, producing outstandingly water-resistant timepieces.