Incepted in the year 1874 by Georges Piaget, Piaget is regarded as one of the oldest brands which have been creating exquisite timepieces along with jewellery.
This Swiss luxury watchmaker and jeweller were founded in the village of La Côte-aux-Fées, Switzerland. Although in its initial stage it began its business by manufacturing watch movements, but in the 20th century it started marketing its own line of watches. The Piaget Polo was introduced in the year 1979, and as soon as it was launched, it became a star collection. Its family member Polo S (where S stands for steel, style and the signature of the watch) was released in the year 2016 and is one of the most sought-after Piaget watches.
History of Piaget Polo S
Founded in the year 1847 in the small village of La Côte-aux-Fées, Switzerland, the brand Piaget is regarded as one of the oldest in the world of luxury watches. It is a renowned Swiss manufacturing company which has engaged itself in the production of luxury watches as well as jewellery.
The business was established by Georges Piaget who, in the beginning, simply focused on creating watch movements. This watch shop was first built in the midst of Swiss Jura Mountains and the company, since its foundation, engaged itself in manufacturing pocket watches along with high-precision clock movements.
After Georges Piaget, the company was passed on to his son Timothée Piaget in the year 1911, who then dedicated himself to the production of wristwatches. The brand registered its trademark in the year 1943 and since then it has been manufacturing its own creations.
This renowned brand has been a pioneer of many inventions and has won several awards for the same. In the year 1957, it released its Calibre 9 P which was the very first ultra thin watch (measuring 2 mm) which came along with hand-wound mechanical movement. Soon, in the year 1960, Piaget developed its Calibre 12 P which was the world's thinnest automatic movement with a thickness of 2.3 mm.
Since the time the Piaget brand is established, it has been an active member in the world of Swiss watches and has been creating impressive and innovative timepieces. Not only that, with the launch of its coin watches, cufflink watches, ring watches, and brooch watches, Piaget also started involving greatly in creating jewellery.
One of its emblematic models is the Emperador men’s watch which was first launched in the year 1957. Piaget also made another invention in the year 2014. it presented its Altiplano 900 P which has made the record of the world’s thinnest hand-wound mechanical watch (it measures 3.65 mm which is about 1/8th of an inch).
The most desired collections by the brand are its Piaget Polo. Introduced in the year 1979, this Piaget watch was quite quick at gaining its popularity. It was created by Yves G. Piaget and since its launch, it has always successfully blended with the changing fashion. The Piaget Polo watch is way more than just a nice watch, it is actually a symbol of luxury which can be worn all the time. Its versatility is the reason behind its success. These Swiss watches for men are actually regarded as a ‘watch bracelet rather than a mere wristwatch'. The Piaget Polo collection can be categorized as the luxury sports watch which has been released to meet the requirements of the clients.
In recent years, the brand added a new member to Piaget Polo family line – the Piaget Polo S. This is one of the Piaget watches which is exclusively made for men. The Polo S is an updated classic. Since the launch of Piaget Polo, it has always been one of the most desired collections by the brand and after the release of Piaget Polo S, it has successfully maintained its reputation in the market. The S from Polo S stands for Steel, the Style of this beautiful timepieces and of course, the Signature of the brand. This newer version of Piaget Polo is said to differ from the rest of the family members, but still, it maintains its sporty elegance which is its highlight. The Piaget Polo S has been released in two vibrant variations. The time-only version by the brand is powered by the in-house automatic calibre 1110P. The case size of the watch measures 9.4 mm in its thickness and displays a date feature at its 6 o clock along with centre seconds.
Whereas the new chronograph version of the Piaget watch is powered by the automatic calibre 1160P movement. It also displays a two-register dial layout with a date window present at its 6 o’clock. Furthermore, to attain the perfect look, the watch has been equipped with a polished steel bracelet which comes with an integrated folding clasp.
Hence if you are searching for some luxury Swiss watches for men, then add these elegant timepieces to your collection. These irresistible automatic watches for men are head-turners and will perfectly sit on your wrist to provide you with the utmost comfort. The Polo line, since its release, has been satisfying its demanding clients and have been built to perfection to meet the needs of each individual. Therefore, if you want a timepiece, which has sporty looks and design, and also displays elegance along with it, then the Polo S is the one for you. Ready to go with all your apparel and occasion, the Piaget watches are a must addition to your luxury collection.