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1920 1940 1880 1884 1900 EDO X history  1955 1884 It all began with a true love story Christian Ruefli-Flury, a highly talented and romantic watchmaker “Maître- Horloger” from Grenchen in Switzerland, produces a pocket watch for the 25th birthday of his beloved wife Pauline. Impressed by this exquisite gift, she convinces her husband to set up his own watch making company in Biel, a city famous for its well-educated watch engineers. Christian Ruefli-Flury called his company “Edox” which means “measuring of time” in ancient Greek. 1900 The birth of a logo The hourglass was officially used as a timeless symbol of Edox and since then, it has been a proud part of the official Edox company logo. 1955 A Growing Company At that time, Edox employed up to 500  watchmakers and the company moved into new, modern and larger production facilities. Edox was amongst Switzerland’s leading watch companies. 5


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