Carl F. Bucherer

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Carl F. Bucherer

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Category: Business (4)

Founded in 1888.

Countries: Switzerland (50%), (33%), United States (17%)

Main connections: Baselworld, Automatic watch, Switzerland national football team

 

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1888

In 1888, Carl Friedrich Bucherer established his first boutique selling watches and jewelry in Lucerne, Switzerland add something

 

Since its founding in 1888, the company has been wholly owned by the Bucherer family, making Carl F. Bucherer one of the oldest luxury Swiss watchmakers continuously held by the founding family add something


1948

By 1948, the company was focusing on sporty chronographs that prominently displayed the current date add something


1968

By 1968, Carl F. Bucherer had manufactured around 15,000 high-precision, certified chronometers, making the company one of the top three Swiss producers of these specialized timepieces add something


1969

In 1969, the company became part of a Swiss consortium for the development and production of the first quartz movement for wristwatches, the Beta 21 add something


1976

In 1976, Jörg G. Bucherer, the third generation of the family, took over the company add something


2001

In 2001, the Carl F. Bucherer brand was repositioned and the company launched the Patravi watch collection add something


2002

In order to increase its production capacity, Carl F. Bucherer moved its production workshops from Nidau to a larger production site in Lengnau, Bern in 2002 add something


2005

In 2005, the company filed a patent for the monopusher mechanism of the Patravi TravelTec watch, which permits the parallel display of three time zones add something


2007

In 2007, Carl F. Bucherer acquired Téchniques Horlogères Appliquées of Sainte-Croix, Switzerland and incorporated it into the company as Carl F. Bucherer Technologies add something

 

Automatic watch - However, in 2007 Carl F. Bucherer implemented a new approach without a rotor, a peripherally mounted power source, where a geared ring made of tungsten encircles the entire mechanism, rotating on carbon rollers whenever the watch moves


2013

In 2013, Carl F. Bucherer celebrated its 125th anniversary with an international roadshow presenting over 200 historical watches and the history of the company add something


2014

As of 2014, the company's manufacture movements have been protected against counterfeiting by special laser technology add something

 

In 2014, Carl F. Bucherer partnered with the Swiss National Football Association, providing each member of the Swiss national football team a Patravi ScubaTec SFV Special Edition watch ahead of that year's World Cup add something

 

In 2014, the Manero PowerReserve becomes the first Carl F. Bucherer model to receive a unique laser signature in order to ensure product authenticity and quality add something


2015

In 2015, Carl F. Bucherer announced that its manufacturing will be consolidated to a new factory in Lengnau in order to optimize production processes and its value-added chain, as well as increase the scope of vertical manufacturing add something


2016

At BaselWorld 2016, Carl F. Bucherer introduced the CFB A2000 manufacture movement add something

 

Carl F. Bucherer's new Manero Peripheral model, introduced at BaselWorld 2016, is driven by the CFB A2000-based CFB A2050 caliber add something

 

As of 1 July 2016, Carl F. Bucherer is the "Official Timekeeper" for the Swiss national football teams for a period of four years add something


2018

In the 2018 movie Deadpool 2 the character Cable, a time-travelling soldier played by Josh Brolin, uses a time-machine on his wrist to move through time add something