Gerald Charles (company)

Gerald Charles is a Swiss watchmaking company founded by Swiss watch designer Gerald Genta. The company is known for its high end luxury watches.[1][2][3]

Gerald Charles
IndustryWatch making
Founded2000
FounderGérald Genta
HeadquartersLugano, Switzerland
ProductsLuxury watches

HistoryEdit

Gerald Charles was founded in January 2000 by Gerald Genta after he sold his eponymous brand in the same year.[4][5] In 2003, Genta sold the company to a group of investors. He remained the company’s designer-in-chief until his death in August 2011.[6][7] The company celebrated its 20 years anniversary with a limited edition watch, Maestro Anniversary.[8][9]

Notable modelsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Gérald Charles, le forme del Maestro e qualche ricordo". Il Giornale degli Orologi (in Italian). 2020-02-24. Retrieved 2021-05-05.
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