Moise DuBois takes over his father’s textile trading company.
Moise DuBois begins trade in pocket watches.
Moise DuBois begins to produce watches.
Mois’ children, Philippe and Isabeau, take over the company, which is then renamed to Philippe DuBois & Soeur.
Philippe’s son joins the company, which is then renamed to Philippe DuBois & Fils.
During the first 55 years, the company sold more than 110,000 pocket watches.
Philippe DuBois & Fils starts distribution in the USA.
The company has offices in Switzerland, Amsterdam and Frankfurt.
DuBois et fils begins to produce wrist watches.
Launch of a special watch with a unique automatic winding system called ‘Autorist’.
The decision to focus on limited edition watches is made.
Thomas Steinemann – a dedicated watch manager and collector – becomes the new owner of Philippe DuBois & Fils SA.
As the first luxury watch brand in the industry, DuBois et fils starts an equity-based crowd funding campaign.
Within 5 months, a total of 587 people from 21 countries invest CHF 1.5M in DuBois et fils shares.
Launch of the new DBF collection. In line with the credo ‘Luxury is: to be one of a few’, all DuBois et fils watch editions are limited to a maximum of 99 timepieces per model.
Creation and presentation of a pioneering distribution concept for the luxury segment of the watch industry.
230th anniversary of the oldest Swiss watch factory.