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Rodolphe Cattin and Tomas Meyer The Swiss watch Rodolphe Cattine Manufactory brand Rodolphe was founded in 1994 by a designer Rodolphe Cattin. Before the founding of his own watch brand Rodolphe Cattin more than 10 years worked on other famous watch brands. He started as a designer in the Omega watch company after graduating from Haute école d’arts appliqués Arc in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Then there was the period of the work in Tissot. Later, Rodolphe had a period of the work for the brand Longines, during this period  the collection of Longines by Rodolphe was created.
In 1989 Rodolphe Cattin  established the company Rodolphe & Co, and in 1994 the watch brand was registered. In 2005 the controlling interest of the watch company (51%) Rodolphe was purchased  by Franck Muller Group, that fact did not prevent the further creative development of Rodolpho Cattin. Rodolphe dealt primarily with the development of design, and Franc Muller Watchland did the technical support by developing the movements and providing the technical innovations. The model  of the watch Rodolphe Instinct 5053 Chronograph Two Zone became “The Watch  of the Year 2006” according to the Swiss publication Montres Passion.
In December 2010 Rodolphe Cattin announced the resumption of the production Manufacture Rodolphe Cattin (MRC). It presented the collection of the men and women wrist watches. The concept of the collection was developed in conjunction with the co-founder, Tomas Meyer. These two talented people are united together by the vanguard spirit. The motto of the reborn manufacture is dynamism, creativity and revolutionary spirit. Rodolphe Cattine does not forget his roots, bring one of the centers of the Swiss watchmaking – La Chaux-de-Fonds, fame. Although the production is located “in the heart of the watch industry” in the Canton of Jura. Rodolphe Cattin is inspired by the centers of the modern design, such as Paris, New York, Milan and Barcelona.
The collection of the watches Manufacture Rodolphe Cattin made in the tradition of Swiss “Haute Horlogerie”. All details of the watches are tested. The Rodolphe Cattin  factory employs skilled masters who are preserving the centuries-old tradition of the Swiss watchmaking  and combining them with modern technology. The design of the watch models are in the futuristic vision of retro. More than 40 models of  the watches Rodolphe Cattin divided into two collections: EXCLUSIVELY FEMININE (the collection of the women wrist watches) and UNEQUIVOCALLY MASCULINE (the collection of the men  wrist watches).
Rodolphe Cattin and Tomas Meyer carefully learnt all the tendencies of the modern watch market and  tried to reflect them in their collections for men and women wrist watches.
Rodolpe WatchThe women wristRodolpe Watch watches collections of the Rodolphe Cattine company, such as TIMELESS, ADORE, UTOPIA, combine sophistication and glamor. They are made from rose gold and stainless steel with precious stones (black and white diamonds, sapphire, ruby, emerald) and pearls, with alligator and satin straps.
-TIMELESS is the women wrist watches collection of the Rodolphe Cattin brand. The design comes in several versions of the watches which are designed in the vanguard  style. Black and white diamonds, emeralds and rubies make the women wrist watches  “the ode to Femininity”  in the form of the exquisite jewelry.
-ADORE is the women wrist watch collection of the Rodolphe watches with the case of 18K rose gold or steel. Available in sizes: 28mm, 34mm and 40mm. The watches have the curved sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating. The dial is made of the black mother-of-pearl. The watches have the quartz movement and the function such as hour, minute, second time zone, with two counters on the dial. Water-resistant is up to 30 m.
-UTOPIA is the collection of the women wrist watches MRC. The curved steel case is encrusted with 184 diamonds  (1.75 carats). The corners of the nubs are decorated with balls. The dial is made of  white or black mother-of-pearl. The watches have the quartz movement with functions: hour, minute, second time zone. Water-resistant is up to 30 meters.
The men collections of the Rodolphe Cattine  wrist  watches  are WITNESS, VISION ONE, TEMPOVISION. The watches are  supplied  with difficult functions such as second time zone, mono-pusher chronograph, original tourbillon, designed by talented watchmakers of La Chaux-de-Fonds.
 -WITNESS is the unique collection of the men watches. They made of 18K white gold or rose gold. The case diameter is 45mm. Automatic movement. Power reserve indicator 72 hours. Water-resistant is up to 30 m. The models of this collection are equipped with special characteristics such as hour, minute, second time zone, twopusher chronograph, monopusher chronograph. You can choose a model with a tourbillon-skeleton. The straps are made of alligator leather. 
-Rodolpe WatchVISION ONE COLLECTIONRodolpe Watch Mechanism is the collection of men watches of the Rodolphe Cattin brand, which are made of steel or 18K rose gold, 45 mm. The automatic movement with hour / minute, second time zone indicator. Two-pusher chronograph, or one-pusher chronograph. Water-resistant is up to 30m.
-TEMPOVISION is the collection of men wrist watches in the square-shaped cases  which are made of white or pink gold 18K, 49mm. The automatic movement MRC900 with tourbillon. There is the model with a  a tourbillon-skeleton. 72 hour power reserve. Water-resistant is up to 30m.
The wrist watches of the Rodolphe Cattin brand attract the fans of the Watch Art not only because of the modern futuristic design, but also because of the movement's traditional Swiss quality with the different complex functions.


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Rodolpe at WPHH 2012  Geneve, January 2012
Rodolpe at WPHH 2012 Geneve, January 2012

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