Valjoux (for Vallée de Joux, "Joux Valley") is a Swiss manufacturer of mechanical watch movements. It is known primarily for chronograph ébauche movements that are used in a number of mid- to high-range mechanical watches: The company has been a part of ETA for a number of years and is a member of the Swatch Group. Valjoux is responsible for the design and manufacture of the Valjoux 7750 movement (and variants), an extremely popular movement used in the majority of mechanical chronograph watches on the market today.
Some watch brands that use base movements manufactured by Valjoux include Omega, Longines, Breitling, Cyma Watches, Oris, Appella, TAG Heuer, Hamilton Watch, IWC, Porsche Design, Gallet, Mido, Sinn, NIXON Inc. and Panerai.
- Braun, Peter; Andreas Mook (2004-09-11). "The Valjoux 7750 Engine".
- Odets, Walt, "The Valjoux 7750 chronograph", timezone.com.
- Braun, Peter; Mook, Andreas, "Special: Caliber Corner Chronographs: The Valjoux Engine"
- Valjoux Reference Site Excellent source for company history, watch details, etc.
- "Valjoux Watch Movements", ofrei.com, Otto Frei
- Alliance Horlogere A page containing information about the Valjoux 7750 along with a video showing the mechanism being assembled
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