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About Favre Leuba Watches

The search for a vintage Swiss-made timepiece ends with Favre-Leuba watches. Established in 1737 by Abraham Favre, Favre-Leuba has continued producing watches ever since. Known for their fine quality Swiss-mechanisms, theses men's vintage watches are a favorite among collectors. Some are more difficult to find, such as the Bivouac first produced in 1962. Perfect for fliers, this clever watch relies on an aneroid mechanism to measure barometric pressure and the bezel even mas the ability to determine your altitude. Even when not in use the Bivouac retains 40 hours of power reserve to keep it from running out of time. More easily attainable is the Sea King, a men's watch with round face and leather strap available on eBay in a wide range of styles. This simple watch comes with brown, metallic blue, white, red, black, and yellow painted faces. Some even feature luminous dials that glow-in-the-dark. Favre-Leuba watches have a reputation for being quality automatic or manual-winding timepieces with hundreds of moving parts inside the cases. Vintage watch collectors must have a Favre-Leuba in their collections and on their wrists.