WatchBox, the global leader in collectible luxury timepieces, announces a majority investment in independent watch manufacture De Bethune.
De Bethune is an independent Swiss watch manufacturer, established in 2002, located in L'Auberson (Vaud). De Bethune employs nearly 40 people and focus on the research and development of technical and aesthetic innovations in the spirit of the great master watchmakers of the 18th century. Its philosophy combines classic watchmaking skills and craftsmanship with a contemporary technical process.
WatchBox has championed the work of contemporary watchmakers and independent brands. This investment heightens its commitment to the independent watchmaking segment and will enable De Bethune to fulfil its long-term vision in a time the company is experiencing unprecedented growth.
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