Tissot is a watch brand that has been in business since 1853. The company began in the Swiss Jura Mountains, founded by Charles Feliient Tissot, along with his son Charles Emile. They set up their watchmaking business in Le Locle, where it is still in operation today, as a member of the Swatch Group, the largest producer and distributor of Swiss watches in the world today. The brand has provided some of the finest timepieces on the planet. For your enjoyment and consideration, here are the 20 best Tissot watches of all-time.
20. Tissot Chrono XL
Price: 345 CHF
The Chrono XL is a Swiss-made example from the T-Sport collection with a weight of 81 grams and water-resistant up to 330 feet. The case is made of 316L stainless steel with black PVD coating measuring 45 mm in width and 11.02 in thickness. It is powered with a caliber ETA G10.212 Swiss quartz movement with 4 jewels, and a Renata 394 battery. The functions include central 60-seconds chronograph hand, ADD and SPLIT functions, 30-minutes, and 1/10 of second counters. The dial is a black color with Arabic numerals and indexes in a contrasting tone. The watch is protected with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass.
19. Tissot Gentleman Powermatic 80 Silicium 18K Gold
Price: CHF 1,345
The Gentleman Powermatic 80 Silicium model features a stainless steel case measuring 40mm in diameter and 10.64 mm in depth. The bezel is 18k gold. The case back is a see-through exhibition style that shows the inner workings of the Swiss-made automatic mechanical movement with 25 jewels. This watch is waterproof up to 165 feet.
18. Tissot Seastar 1000 Powermatic 80 Silicium
Price: CHF: 795
Thee Seastar 1000 Powermatic 80 Silicium features a stainless steel case measuring 43 mm x 12.7 mm. The dial and bezel are both deep blue with white markers and indicators for excellent visibility with lume treatment for all types of lighting. A see-through case back lets you see the inside mechanical workings of the watch. It is covered front and back with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and powered with a Swiss-made CO7.811 25 jewel mechanical movement with 80 hours power reserve, and a fabric strap that matches the dial. This watch is waterproof up to 1000 feet.
17. Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar II Swiss Edition
Price: CHF: 995
This popular model is a tactile watch from 1999. It weighs just 72 grams for a light feel on the wrist but it's loaded with features and functions. The movement is an ETA E84.301 Swiss quartz solar tactile type with a Renata LMR2016 battery. The case is made of antimagnetic titanium material measuring 45 mm in width and 13.1 mm in depth with a ceramic bezel. It is protected with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The functions are EOL, meteo, altimeter, altitude difference meter, regatta, compass, countdown timer, Chrono split adn lap, 2 alarms, second-time zone, backlight, perpetual calendar with day and week indicator and an accumulator charge indicator.
16. Tissot Alpine On Board
Price: CHF 465
The Alpine On Board Model is reminiscent of a vintage piece with a nautical theme in blue and white. This watch bears a few special features including an engraved case back and EOL functions. It is waterproof up to 330 feet. The case is made of stainless steel and measures 45mm in width and 10.5 mm in depth. It is powered with a Swiss-made quartz movement ETA F07.111 with 3 jewels, EOL functions, and a Renata 371 battery.
15. Tissot Le Locle Powermatic 80
Price: CHF 865
Named for the city of the manufacture of this timepiece, it is a member of the T-Classic collection with water-resistance up to 100 ft, covered with a sapphire crystal front and back and a see-through exhibition-style case back. The case is made of stainless steel wtih Rose Gold PVD coating and measures 39.3 mm wide by 9.75 mm in depth. The movement is a Swiss-made Powermatic 80.111 mechanical with 23 jewels and an 80-hour power reserve.
14. Tissot T-Race Automatic Chronograph
Price: CHF 1,265
This popular model is water-resistant up to 330 feet. The case is made of stainless steel with black and khaki PVD coating measuring 45 mm in width and 16.58 mm in depth. The movement is a Swiss-Tissot automatic chronograph caliber CO1.211 with 15 jewels and a 45-hour power reserve. The functions of the chronograph are 30-minutes, 6-hours counters, central 60-seconds chronograph hand.
13. Tissot PRC 200 Automatic Chronograph
Price: CHF 945
This is a part of the Sporty collection with multiple variants in the PRC 200 family. The 200 Automatic chronograph is water-resistant up to 660 feet, with a classic aesthetic and a reduced-size bezel for a large dial appearance. It's highly readable thanks to the application of superluminova to the numerals, indices, and hands. This watch is powered with a Swiss-Tissot automatic, chronograph movement. The case is made of stainless steel and measures 44 mm in width and 16.28 mm in thickness.
12. Tissot Heritage 1973 (Limited Edition)
Price: CHF 1,995
This is one of Tissot's most unique collectibles with a 1973 vintage and a production run that was strictly limited to 1,973 pieces for distribution throughout the world. The back is engraved with the worlds Tissot 1853, 27 Jewels, Swiss-Made on a partially skeletonized case back that gives a glimpse of the inner workings of the movement beneath. This was a celebratory piece advertising the ties of the Tissot company to racing. It was fitted with an ETA Valjoux 7753 self-winding movement, known for its reliability in a design that was a throwback to the vintage 1960s era in racing and watchmaking with a dual nod to each. The silvery-gray dial is 43 mm in width and features three matte black counters as chronograph function displays.
11. Tissot Chemin Des Tourelles Powermatic 80
Price: CHF 765
The Tissot Chemin des Tourelles was named after the street where the Tissot factory was built in 1907 in Le Locle, Switzerland. It's a luxury watch in the T-Classic collection with a stainless steel case measuring 42 mm x 10.89 mm. It's powered with a Powermatic caliber 80.111 23 jewel movement with an 80-hour power reserve and capped with a domed scratch-resistant sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.
10. Tissot T-Race SwissMatic
Price: CHF 645
The T-Race SwissMatic is a special edition with a nod to motosports. It is the first model to feature a Swissmatic movement with a structure inspired by the parts and frame of motorbikes including the iconic brake-disc bezel and replicating moto-suspensions. The case measures 45mm in width and 13.04 mm in depth made of stainless steel material. The case back is a see-through exhibition type. The power source is a Swiss-Tissot automatic C15.111 19 jewels with a 72-hour power reserve.
9. Tissot Heritage Visodate
Price: CHF 325
The Heritage Visodate ws made in the 1950s to celebrate the many innovations they had achieved at that point in the existence of the company. This was a nostalgic piece featuring gently curved dial mirrors and domes sapphire crystal glass. The case is made of stainless steel measuring 40 mm x 10.66 mm. The movement is an ETA F06.111 with 3 jewels.
8. Tissot Tradition
Price: CHF 325
The Tradition model is a member of the T-Classic collection. It's a simply elegant timepiece with a case that is made of stainless steel with rose gold PVD coating. The width is 42 mm x 7.47 mm in-depth for a slim profile and extremely comfortable fit. The movement is a Swiss-quartz ETA F06.111 with 3 jewels. The watch is water-resistant up to 100 feet.
7. Tissot Tradition PowerMatic 80 Open Heart
Price: CHF 795
The Tissot Tradition Powermatic features a vintage design style with Tissot's signature high-tech infusions. The case is made of stainless steel with rose gold PVD coating in a gently curved design with guilloche decoration. It measures 40 mm x 9.4 mm for a slender profile and comfortable fit on the wrist. The power source is a Swiss-automatic Poweratic 80.601 movement with 25 jewels and an 80-hour power reserve. It is water-resistant up to 100 feet and features a see-through exhibition case back.
6. Tissot Everytime Medium
Price: CHF 225
The Everytime Medium model is a smaller watch that measures 38 mm in diameter and just 6.45 mm in depth for an ultra-slim fit and profile. The case is made of stainless steel material. The movement is a Swiss-quartz ETA 902.101 with 4 jewels. This is one of the most popular models because of its elegance and simplicity.
5. Tissot Carson Premium Chronograph
Price: CHF 385
The Carson Premium Chronograph is an elegant and highly functional dressy wristwatch with a stainless steel case measuring 41 mm x 10.21 mm. It's powered with a Swiss-quartz movement ETA G10.212 with 4 jewels. The functions are 30-minutes and 1/10 of second counters, central 60-seconds chronograph hand, ADD and SPLIT functions.
4.Tissot Heritage Porto Mechanical
Price: CHF 1,145
The Heritage Porto Mechanical is a sophisticated retro watch with the case crafted in a tonneau-shape. It measures 31.1 mm x 10.47 mm made of stainless steel material with rose gold PVD coating. The movement is a Swiss-mechanical type ETA 7001 with 17 jewels and a 42-hour power reserve.
3. Tissot T-Race Cycling Tour De France 2019 (Special Edition)
Price: CHF 495
This unique chronograph was made to pay tribute to the Tour de France as the official timekeeper of the cycling event in a special edition and very sporty watch. It's rugged and durable, water-resistant up to 330 feet. The case is made of stainless steel with a rose gold PVD coating in 44.5 mm in width and 11.44 mm in depth. It's powered with a Swiss-quartz movement ETA G10.212 with 4 jewels.
2. Tissot V8 Quartz Chronograph
Price: CHF 465
The Tissot V8 Quartz Chronograph model is a highly functional and elegant timepiece featuring a stainless steel case measuring 42.5 mm in width and 11.22 mm in depth. The movement is a Swiss-quartz ETA G10.212 with 4 jewels. Functions include: 30-minutes and 1/10 of second counters, central 60-seconds chronograph hand, ADD and SPLIT functions. It's protected with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal glass and this watch is water-resistant up to 330 feet.
1. Tissot PR 100 Titanium Quartz
Price: CHF 345
The Tissot PR 100 Titanium Quartz is a classic timepiece and the brand's most popular selling model. The case is made of titanium material and it measures 30 mm in diameter and 9 mm in thickness for a comfortably thin profile. It is powered by a Swiss-quartz movement ETA 955.112 with 7 jewels.
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