In 1947, Mr. Willy Lebet starts his own watch company. La Chaux-de-Fonds is a city in the so-called cardle of the Swiss watch industry and saw, like its close neighbor Le Locle, several watch companied blooming in the 19 and 20 centuries
In 1959, Mr. Lebet’s son Claude took over the command of the company. At that time the company was specialized in the assembling of mechanical watch movement and he company grew fast
“Spaceman”, A wristwatch which inspired by man’s conquest of the moon and the astronauts. CATENA introduced it at the Basel Fair of 1972. The “Spaceman” even landed on the museum of Modern Art in New York. This success encouraged the Catena management team and the dynamic owner, Mr. Lebet to commit themselves ever further in the production of finished watches and to envisage a brand policy
Today, Catena bring you a total new collection – SWISSPACE.
Contrasting colors together with the special outlook design, completely manufactured in Switzerland, with 3-layer superimposed display time, SWISSPACE demonstrate the aesthetic and technical expertise of CATENA perfectly