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AUSTRALIA’S LEADING OFFICIAL LUXURY WATCH RETAILER

Watches of Switzerland is an Australian, family-owned and operated company, founded by Eric van der Griend. After 10 years of importing and developing premium Swiss brands, Watches of Switzerland was formed in 1997, opening its first boutique in Perth.

Over the past 23 years, Watches of Switzerland has evolved from 20 premium brands to a focus on 14 of the world’s finest luxury brands, including Rolex and A. Lange & Söhne, for which Watches of Switzerland was appointed in 2012 as the sole retailer in Australia.

“AT WATCHES OF SWITZERLAND WE ARE CONSTANTLY STRIVING TO PROVIDE THE ULTIMATE PRODUCTS AND MOST EXCLUSIVE SERVICE OF SWISS WATCHMAKING TO OUR CLIENTS IN AUSTRALIA. AUSTRALIANS ARE REACHING NEW LEVELS OF EXPECTATIONS FOR RARE, HANDCRAFTED AND COMPLICATED TIMEPIECES, AS WELL AS NEW LEVELS OF ENGAGEMENT, SERVICE AND EXPERIENCES.OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO MEET AND EXCEED THOSE EXPECTATIONS.”

 

SAM VAN DER GRIEND, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Eric’s son, Sam van der Griend joined the business in 2004 and became Managing Director in 2013. Eric’s youngest son, Ed van der Griend joined in 2012 and became Business Development Manager in 2017.

As of 2020, Watches of Switzerland is proud to operate 6 prestigious boutiques across Australia. Melbourne City, Melbourne International Airport, Sydney, Perth, Canberra and now with the inclusion of Australia’s only A. Lange and Söhne Boutique located at the esteemed Martin Place in Sydney.

Today, Watches of Switzerland is Australia’s leading official luxury watch retailer.

A CHOICE OF LUXURY BRANDS

Watches of Switzerland are the exclusive watch retailer for A.Lange and Söhne timepieces in Australia. We are also the Official Retailer for Rolex, Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Cartier, Hublot, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger Le-Coultre, Panerai, Piaget, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Vacheron Constantin and Scatola del Tempo.

With boutiques in Canberra, Melbourne, Melbourne Airport, Perth and Sydney, Watches of Switzerland is Australia’s leading and largest official Swiss watch retailer.

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TRAINED AND QUALIFIED STAFF

Watches of Switzerland’s combined  team of 63 Sales Consultants enjoys over 300 years of experience in the industry and speak many different languages.

A. Lange & Söhne Boutique Sydney
Canberra Boutique
Melbourne Boutique
Melbourne Airport Boutique
Perth Boutique
Sydney Boutique

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AUSTRALIAN AUTHORISED RETAILERS

Buying from an official and authorised retailer means you have the security of the brands; official warranties plus the advice and service from professional, factory-trained experts who can guide you on everything you need to know about luxury timepieces.

All of our stores are official factory-authorised sales and service centres.

Our on-site watchmaker has over 40 years of experience in repairing and restoring Swiss watches.

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