Everything You Need to Know about German Watches
German watches are practical, no-nonsense, and extremely dependable. The Germans have made use of their mastery of engineering to create timepieces that are unique and perfect in every sense. If you are planning to buy a German watch, here’s what you need to know:
The History of German Watches
The Germans have been making watches even before the Swiss as the German watchmaking industry dates as far as the 16th century. Some historians claim that it was a German, Peter Henlein, who first created a pocket watch with the hour hand. The Swiss, however, did not even begin making watches until the late 16th century. It was also the Germans who introduced wristwatches to the German Imperial Navy in 1880.
What Makes German Watches Special?
Unlike Swiss-made watches that are known for being elegant and ornamental, German designs are known for their restrained luxury. They come with superior designs and are truly the best in their class. German watches embody the German design philosophy of functionality and precision over decoration. There’s a huge emphasis on technical superiority and quality. That is why, at Tufina, we make sure every watch is hand-assembled, and each watch comes with a two-year warranty.
German watches are also known for their use of high-quality materials. The Pionier and Theorema watches are made using genuine leather and stainless steel. Plus, they’re affordable and comfortable to wear.