Rankings Change Log

The following is the change log of the watch ranking list.  This can be helpful to see additions for those visiting often or changes in rankings position.

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September 2, 2018

  • Added McGonigle (Ireland) to the 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries  category >$40,000
  • Added Masahiro Kikuno (Japan) to the 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries  category >$40,000
  • Added Nordgreen (Denmark) to the to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Reef Tiger (China) (origins: Switzerland) to the to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Richard LeGrand (Singapore) to the to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

July 7, 2018

  • Added Garrick (UK)  watch-rankings.com-favorite to the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Added Schofield (UK) 2 star Basic Luxury Watches Other Countries category $1,500 - $5,000
  • Added Robert Loomes (UK) to the 4 star High-End Luxury Other Countries category $10,000 - $40,000

June 24, 2018

  • Added Detroit Watch Company (USA) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Straton  to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Andersmann (Hong Kong) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Detomaso (Germany) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added MHD (UK) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Lorier (USA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added MWC (Military Watch Company) to the Watches category <$500

May 21, 2018

  • Added Audaceone to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Campanola (Japan) (CITIZEN Groupto the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Added OWC (Australia) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Moved Credor (Japan) (Seiko Groupwatch-rankings.com-favorite from the 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries category >$40,000 to the 3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Moved Gucci (France) (origins: Italy)(Kering) from  the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500 to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Moved Seiko (Japan) watch-rankings.com-favorite (Seiko Group) from the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500 to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Sekonda (UK) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added AWC (UK) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

May 16, 2018

  • Added Gos (Gustafsson & Sjögren)(Sweden) to the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Added Magellan to the 2 star Basic Luxury Watches category $1,500 - $5,000
  • Added Bomberg (USA) 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Seals (USA) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Ophion (Spain) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Metal.Ch  to the Watches category <$500
  • Added  Achtung (Germnay) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Fiyta (China) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

May 13, 2018

  • Added Kentex (Japan) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Ocean Crawler (USA) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Halios (Canada)  to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added H20 (Germany)  to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Lanccelot (Indonesia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Nam (Indonesia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Eoniq (Hong Kong) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Romanson (South Korea) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Phoibos (China) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Nezumi (Sweden) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Traser (Switzerland) (mb-microtec AG) to the Watches category <$500

May 10, 2018

  • Moved CVSTOS (Russia) from the to the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000 to the 4 star High-End Luxury Other Countries category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Moved Perrelet  (origins: Switzerland) (Festina Group) from the 2 star Basic Luxury Watches Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500 to the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Moved Montblanc watch-rankings.com-favorite (origins: Germany) (Richemont Group) from the 2 star Basic Luxury Watches Other Countries category $1,500 - $5,000 to the  3 star Luxury Other Countries category $5,000 - $10,000
  • Moved DEVON (USA) from the 2 star Basic Luxury Watches Other Countries category $1,500 - $5,000 to the  4 star High-End Luxury Other Countries category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Added ESQ (USA) (Movado Group) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Tommy Hilfiger (USA)(Movado Group) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Removed deLaCour from the 3 star Luxury category $5,000 - $10,000 because it was a duplicate of the correct placement in the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000

May 1st, 2018

  • Added Von Doren (Norway) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500

April 28, 2018

  • Added HD3 to the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000
  • Added deLaCour to the 3 star Luxury category $5,00 - $10,000
  • Added Perseo (Italy) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Perigaum (Germany) (Timeshop24.de Ltd.) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Cortébert (Wiki linkto the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500

April 15, 2018

  • Updated the rankings range for 3 Star Luxury from $4,500 - $10,000 to $5,000 - $10,000
  • Updated the rankings range for 2 Star Entry Luxury from $1,500 - $4,500 to $1,500 - $5,000
  • Added Minase (Japan) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $5,000

April 6, 2018

  • Added Bexei (Hungary) watch-rankings.com-favorite to the 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries category >$40,000
  • Added MeisterSinger (Germany) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Evolvens Budapest (Hungary) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Mira (Hong Kong)(origins: Switzerland) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Coinwatch to the Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Elliot Brown (UK) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Fiori (Canada) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Jiusko (China) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Police (Italy) (De Rigo Vision S.p.A) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Obaku (Denmark) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Arnold Schwarzenegger (USA) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500

March 16, 2018

  • Added Chairos (Malaysia) (Qi Group) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Original Grain (USA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Botta (Germany) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Nite (UK) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Filippo Loreti watch-rankings.com-favorite (UK by way of Lithuania) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500 along with the red heart symbol because the brand uses Sapphire Crystal in their watches and has a very nice Italian design
  • Moved Cimier from the Swiss  Brand to Other Countries as it is owned by the Malaysian conglomerate Qi Group

March 11, 2018

  • Added Tellus (France) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Nethuns (Hong Kong) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500
  • Added What? (USA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Tuw Ruhla (Germany) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Mondia (Italy)(origins: Switzerland) (Sordi SpA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Yelang (Hong Kong) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added TruWood (USA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Moved Snyper from the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000 to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Moved Dewitt watch-rankings.com-favorite from the the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 to the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000

February 28, 2018

February 14, 2018

  • Added Bernhard H. Mayer (Malaysia) (origins: Germany then Switzerland) (Qi Group) to the Entry Luxury Watches Other Countries category $500 - $1,500

February 10, 2018

  • Added Ernst Benz to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Christian Jacques to the Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500

February 8, 2018

  • Added Erwin Sattler (Germany) to the 3 star Luxury Other Countries category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added Sevenfriday to the Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Rodania (Belgium) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

February 7, 2018

  • Added Pierre DeRoche to the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Added Steinhausen (USA) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

February 6, 2018

  • Added Credor (Japan) (Seiko) watch-rankings.com-favorite to the 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries category >$40,000
  • Added Kazimon (origins: Germany) to the Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Kronsegler (Germany) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

February 2, 2018

  • Added Martenero (USA) watch-rankings.com-favorite to the Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Reverie (Singapore) watch-rankings.com-favorite to the Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500

January 30, 2018

  • Added Roberto Cavalli (origins: Italy) (Franck Muller Group) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Kelek Theorein (wiki link) to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Luch (origins: Russia) (Franck Muller Group) to the Watches category <$500
  • Added Raketa (Russia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Slava (Russia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Pobeda (Russia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500
  • Added Zim (Russia) to the Watches Other Countries category <$500

January 29, 2018

  • Added Cecil Purnell to the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000
  • Added Bertolucci (Hong Kong) (origins: Switzerland)(Dickson Group) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added J. Chevalier (Spain) (origins: Switzerland) (Festina Group) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Xemex to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Jacob Jensen (Denmark) to the Watches Other Countries Category <$500
  • Added S. Coifman (USA) (origins: Switzerland) (Invicta Watch Group) to the Watches Other Countries Category <$500

January 28, 2018

January 18, 2018

  • Moved Girard-Perregaux (France) (origins: Switzerland) (Kering) from 3 star Luxury Other Countries category $4,500 - $10,000 to the 4 star High-End Luxury Other Countries category $10,000 - $40,000

January 14, 2018

  • Added C.H. Wolf (Germany) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Bruno Söhnle (Germany)  to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Chronosport (Hong Kong) to the Watches Other Countries Category <$500
  • Added Chronosport (USA) (sailboat logo) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Chronosport (Germany) (Guinand & Helmut Sinn) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added CHRONOSPORT (USA) (airplane logo) (Patrick T. Barnard & Associates Ltd) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Guinand (Germany) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500

January 10, 2018

  • Moved Yeslam (Saudi Arabia) from the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000

January 8, 2018

  • Moved Frédérique Constant (origins: Switzerland) (Japan) (CITIZEN Group) from the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500 to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Moved Stowa (Germany) from the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500 to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500

December 31, 2017

  • Added Brellum to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500 along with the red heart symbol   due to the COSC Certification and because the founder is involved with the production of every watch - something that normally occurs in the Ultra Luxury Category

December 29, 2017

  • Added Dodane (France) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Maurice de Mauriac to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Philip Zepter to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Ludovic Ballouard to the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000

December 16, 2017

  • Major update in progress assigning brand parent holding company references such as Swatch, Richemont, LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, Festina Group and Kering with more underway

December 12, 2017

  • Added Korloff (France) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Moved Glycine (origins: Switzerland) from the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500 to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500 because the brand is owned by an American firm, the Invicta Watch Group

December 9, 2017

  • Added the Illinois Watch Company (USA) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Strom (Daniel) to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added DeLaCour to the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000

November 30, 2017

  • Established the backlog of 252 watch brand rankings in progress here
  • Added Aviator (origins: Russia) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Buran (origins: Russia) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Sturmanskie (Russia) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Poljot-International to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Removed Gérald Genta from the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Removed Hautlence from the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Removed Van Cleef & Arpels from the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500 (France) because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Moved Poljot (Russia) from the Watches Other category to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500

November 24, 2017

  • Added Auricoste (France) to the 2 star Basic Luxury Other Countries category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Cimier to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Askania (Germany) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Yema (France) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Other Countries Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Removed De Grisogono from the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000 because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Removed Armin Strom from the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Removed Emmanuel Bouchet from the 5 star Ultra Luxury category >$40,000 because it was listed as a duplicate in the correct 5 star Ultra Luxury Other Countries category >$40,000
  • Removed Chronoswiss from the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500 as it was also listed as a duplicate in the correct 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Moved Chronoswiss from Other Countries to Swiss (originally Germany) within the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000

November 11, 2017

  • Added Roamer to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Croton (USA)(Originally Swiss/Italy) to the Watches category <$500
  • Added Rotary (origins: Switzerland) to the Watches category <$500
  • Added Phenix (Wiki link) to the Watches category <$500
  • Corrections made as pointed out by WatchGuy: Removed Harry Winston duplication in the list, placed Waltham into the Swiss category noting origins to be USA, spelling correction of Zodiac and changed splling of FAVRE-LEUB to Favre-Leub

October 14, 2017

  • Moved Clerc from the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500 up to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added Auguste Reymond to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Charriol to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Revelation to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added Guy Ellia to the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Added Valbray to the 4 star High-End Luxury category $10,000 - $40,000

October 1, 2017

  • Added Backes & Strauss (Germany, UK) 4 star High-End Luxury (Other Countries) category $10,000 - $40,000
  • Added Martin Braun (now owned by the Franck Muller group) to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added Rodolphe (now owned by the Franck Muller group) to the 3 star Luxury category $4,500 - $10,000
  • Added European Company Watch (ECW) to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Barthelay (now owned by the Franck Muller group) to the 2 star Basic Luxury category $1,500 - $4,500
  • Added Smalto (now owned by the Franck Muller group) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches category $500 - $1,500
  • Added Renato (USA) to the 1 star Entry Luxury Watches (Other countries) category $500 - $1,500

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