Designed in Zurich, and individually assembled and adjusted by hand in Haute-Sorne in the Swiss Jura..
In keeping with the traditions of Ollech & Wajs, every watch undergoes more than a dozen operations and is inspected at regular stages of assembly – a rigorous, multistep quality control process to ensure that it is perfectly finished.
PREMIUM QUALITY MOVEMENTS
Our watches are powered by independently tested movements from respected manufacturers – ETA 2824-2, Valjoux 7753 and Soprod Newton P092.
ASSEMBLED IN THE SWISS JURA
Crafted to the high standards of excellence that typify this important location for Swiss watchmaking.
PRESENTING THE FAMOUS OLLECH & WAJS SPORT WATCHES
The story of how Joseph Ollech and Albert Wajs shipped fine-quality diving watches and chronographs from 55 Stockerstrasse, Zurich, direct to the world.
THE NORTH POLE, WHERE BETTER TO TEST A DIVE WATCH CALLED THE ‘CARIBBEAN’?
OW – official timing partner to the 1966 Italian dive expedition to the Arctic.
ONLY ONE WATCH WENT TO THE MOON IN 1969, BUT SEVERAL OTHERS HELPED GET IT THERE
The space-age watches worn by the men on the ground.
IN 1964 OLLECH & WAJS WAS WELL BELOW THE LEADING SWISS WATCH COMPANIES. 1,312FT TO BE PRECISE.
The Caribbean 1000 and the race to the bottom of the ocean.
ALBERTO NOVELLI, THE DIVING DENTIST
Freediver, scuba world record holder, dental surgeon, and evaluator of Ollech & Wajs watches.
OLLECH & WAJS CARIBBEAN 1000, AS WORN BY BRITISH CI5 AGENTS
O&W appears on the wrists of iconic crime-fighting duo Bodie and Doyle.
IF YOU’RE IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME, YOU’D BETTER BE WEARING THE RIGHT WATCH
OW becomes the most widely used non-issued watch by US troops in Vietnam.
DR ANTHONY LLEWELLYN: FROM ASTRONAUT TO AQUANAUT
The NASA recruit who never believed space was the final frontier.
HOW THE WORLD’S BEST DEEP-WATER ENGINEERING COMPANY HELPED IMPROVE OUR SPRING BARS
OW on test with the elite divers of Global Marine.