Leroy was founded in 1747 and is the oldest of all the top watch manufactures. In fact, it is older than Patek Phillippe, Vacheron Constantin, Breguet, and Audemars Piguet. Leroy has a venerable royal history. By the 19th century, it was the most prestigious watchmaker in Europe. Leroy was appointed the royal watchmaker by Louis XV, Queen Elizabeth, and the King of Portugal.
Throughout history, countless famous historical figures were clients of Leroy’s pocket watches and watches, as recorded in the company register. Owners of Leroy watches include, among artists and literary figures, Debussy, Chopin, Proust, Alexandre Dumas, Wagner, and Matisse; among statesman, Alphonse de Lamartine, Napoleon III, General De Gaulle, General Eisenhower, Roosevelt, and Churchill. Other famous clients include Alfred Nobel, St. Exupery, Lindberg, Paul-Emile Victor, Marcel Dassault, and the list goes on.
Historically, Leroy was far more famous, precious and horologically important than Breguet, as the premier choice for royalties.
The brand is a rare collaboration between the Swiss and the French. Two ateliers located in Bienne, Switzerland, and Besancon, France – the cradle of high watch-making in France.
The long production process results in more exclusive than most commercially available brands out there.
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