VULCAIN'S TIMELESS LEGACY

The Vulcain watch manufacturer was founded in 1858 and is the inventor of the alarm complication for wristwatches.

Cricket President 36 mm - Pistachio Green
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Cricket Classique 36 mm - Black & White/Blue
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Cricket Tradition 39 mm - Eggshell
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Grand Prix - Champagne
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Nautical Heritage - Black Beige Patina
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Skindiver Nautique - Blue
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Monopusher Heritage - Black & White
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Chronograph 70's - Blue
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History of Vulcain

1858

The Manufacture Ditisheim is founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds

1858

The Manufacture Ditisheim is founded in La Chaux-de-Fonds

1889

Paris World Fair: Vulcain winms an award for a Grande Complication watch, La Vallee de l'Arve.

1889

Paris World Fair: Vulcain winms an award for a Grande Complication watch, La Vallee de l'Arve.

1893

Chicago World Fair: Vulcain wins an award for a high class work in complicated watches.

1893

Chicago World Fair: Vulcain wins an award for a high class work in complicated watches.

1898

Ditisheim & Cie becomes the Fabrique Vulcain.

1898

Ditisheim & Cie becomes the Fabrique Vulcain.

1919

The new vulcain factory, a large manufacturing facility, is inaugurated.

1919

The new vulcain factory, a large manufacturing facility, is inaugurated.

1929

Barcelona World Fair:

Vulcain is awarded the Grand Prix for its watch manufacture.

1929

Barcelona World Fair:

Vulcain is awarded the Grand Prix for its watch manufacture.

1934

Vulcain establishes a partnership with the Real Madric at the Spanish Championship

1934

Vulcain establishes a partnership with the Real Madric at the Spanish Championship

1940

Launch of the Vulcain Chronograph wristwatch.

1940

Launch of the Vulcain Chronograph wristwatch.

1946

Launch of the Exactomatic, a patented innovation.

1946

Launch of the Exactomatic, a patented innovation.

1947

The manufactor presents Vulcain Cricket, first alarm wristwatch with a strident sound that astonished the world.

1947

The manufactor presents Vulcain Cricket, first alarm wristwatch with a strident sound that astonished the world.

1951

Vulcain, The US Presendent's watch. On the right presedent Dwight Eisenhawer.

1951

Vulcain, The US Presendent's watch. On the right presedent Dwight Eisenhawer.

1953

Launch of Vulcain men's steel wristwatch, full calendar.

1953

Launch of Vulcain men's steel wristwatch, full calendar.

1956

Vulcain Cricket advert.

1956

Vulcain Cricket advert.

1958

Calibre 406 for the Cricket Golden Voice, a model designed for women.

1958

Calibre 406 for the Cricket Golden Voice, a model designed for women.

1961

First dip for the Nautical, a driver's watch unique in its kind.

1961

First dip for the Nautical, a driver's watch unique in its kind.

1964

President Lyndon Johnson

1964

President Lyndon Johnson

1966

Hannes Keller, who passed away on December 25, 2022, reached a depth of nearly 250 meters in Toulon, France, on November 3, 1966, wearing a Cricket Nautical Watch. legendary Jacques Cousteau.

1966

Hannes Keller, who passed away on December 25, 2022, reached a depth of nearly 250 meters in Toulon, France, on November 3, 1966, wearing a Cricket Nautical Watch. legendary Jacques Cousteau.

2002

Rebirth of Vulcain, relocation in Le Locle.

2002

Rebirth of Vulcain, relocation in Le Locle.

2004

Launch of the V-11, the Cricket calibre enhanced with a date display.

2004

Launch of the V-11, the Cricket calibre enhanced with a date display.

2005

Imperial Gong, the first tourbillon alarm watch, a stunning Grande Complication.

2005

Imperial Gong, the first tourbillon alarm watch, a stunning Grande Complication.

2008

The voice of the jubilee, the anniversary Heart model, a tribute to the legendary Cricket calibre.

2008

The voice of the jubilee, the anniversary Heart model, a tribute to the legendary Cricket calibre.

2009

The anniversary model for Barack Obama, 44th president of the USA.

2009

The anniversary model for Barack Obama, 44th president of the USA.

2010

Launch of the 50's Presidents watch.

2010

Launch of the 50's Presidents watch.

2011

Vulcain becomes the main sponsor of the Vulcain Trophy.

2011

Vulcain becomes the main sponsor of the Vulcain Trophy.

2012

Vulcain establishes a unique partnership with Herbie Hanchock.

2012

Vulcain establishes a unique partnership with Herbie Hanchock.

2013

Return to the Baseworld Show

2013

Return to the Baseworld Show

2014

Anniversary heart collection tourbillon

2014

Anniversary heart collection tourbillon

2015

Launch of the Vulcain for Heiner Lauterbach . A model based on the first Cricket watch from 1947.

2015

Launch of the Vulcain for Heiner Lauterbach . A model based on the first Cricket watch from 1947.

2021

1947 Limited Edition

2021

1947 Limited Edition

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