Eberhard & Co. Extra-fort Grande Taille

Eberhard & Co. Extra-fort Grande Taille

Eberhard & Co. first presented the Extra-Fort chronograph in the 1950s, when watch sizes were smaller than today. This is reflected by the name of this piece, Grande Taille. This year, four new dial variants for the Eberhard & Co. Extra-Fort Grande Taille have been presented, all with “frappé” finishing (I think that this refers…

Eberhard & Co. Aiglon Grande Taille

Eberhard & Co. Aiglon Grande Taille

Aiglon Grande Taille by Eberhard & Co. is a 41 mm watch in steel, with a number of versions. The main factor in determining price is the case and bracelet finish, with lower-priced models in steel, and more expensive versions with 18k 5N gold plating. The watch is water-resistant to 50 metres, in part by…

Eberhard & Co. Aiglon Dame

Eberhard & Co. Aiglon Dame

Eberhard & Co. say that they designed Aiglon Dame specifically for young, modern women. It is smooth and minimalist, with a fairly wide bezel, and an uncluttered dial. The case is 35 mm in diameter and 10 mm thick, with a water resistance of 50 metres. It is made in several different versions, based on…

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf 300

Eberhard & Co. Scafograf 300

It was back in the 1950s when Eberhard & Co. presented its Scafograf 300, the days when dive computers had not been invented – they first appeared in 1953 but they only gained widespread acceptance in the late 1980s and even later – and mechanical watches were still functional objects and not luxury items. The…

Eberhard & Co. Tazio Nuvolari 336

Eberhard & Co. continue their tradition of watches inspired by Italian racing driver Tazio Nuvolari with the 336, a piece that recalls Nuvolari’s attempt on the world speed record for a car on a road. The location that he chose was the Florence-Lucca motorway, and, driving an Alfa Romeo 16C Twin-Engine , on 15 June…

Eberhard & Co. Traversetolo

Traversetolo is a small town near Parma, Italy, and it is the town of origin of one of the current owners of Eberhard & Co. Traversetolo is also the name of a watch by Eberhard & Co., launched a few years ago, and the watch in their collection that, in the black dial version, comes…

Eberhard & Co.

Company profile Eberhard & Co. is one of the few Swiss watchmaking brands to have remained truly independent, and so not part of Swatch Group, Richemont, Sowind etc. It was founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, by Georges Eberhard in 1887 (he was just 22 at the time) as the Manufacture d’Horlogerie Eberhard & Co. Chronographs…

Eberhard & Co. Extra‐fort Automatic

Extra-fort is a name with a lot of history behind it: the model was originally launched in 1947, and it is still a best-seller for the brand. Over the years, it became associated with Eberhard’s motor-sports image, with sophisticated chronograph versions, but from about 2000 a classic three-hander was introduced, and this is the model…