Certina watches was first produced in 1888 by brothers Adolf and Alfred Kurth. From the beginning the company had three employees but by the 50th anniversary in 1938, the number of employees has grown to 250. It was even then you went on to focus solely on the production of Certina com previously been one of the three main brands. Today Certina producec several million watches on a yearly basis and has become one of the worlds most famous watch brands.
Certina originates from the Latin word 'Certus' which means reliable, safe and with high precision. Then Certina, together with several other watch manufacturers experienced financial difficulties in the early 70s so acquired Certina of ASUAG-GWC and now so Certina is owned in full by the Swatch Group.
Certina DS – Certina Double Security
In the late 50th century created Certina an extra shock resistant watch, DS (double security). The movement was enclosed in a strong casing that made Certina watch sustained knocks better. Automatic watches were normally at this time only withstand a drop of about 2 meters. Certina DS watches were manufactured so that they could withstand a drop of 6 feet. Furthermore, had the bells a water protection at 20 ATM. The functionality of this innovation is still used today.
Certina watches are normally priced between about 2,000 to 10,000 kronor. You will find the current target prices and our discount prices on Certina watches in our webshop.
Buy Certina online
At TheWatchAgency we offer a large selection of the most popular Certina models at great discounts. If you are searching for a particular watch from Certina that we do not have in stock, please contact us and we will get back to you with availability and price.
The manufacturers own website can be found here: Certina