Alpina Watches is a manufacturer of luxury watches based in Geneva, Switzerland.They were founded in 1883 by Gottlieb Hauser, also the founder of the Corporation of Swiss Watchmakers, a group whose vision was based on something called the ‘Alpinist Principle’: the philosophy of uniting Swiss watchmaking industry forces to achieve the highest quality and technological innovation in manufacturing while adhering to the most favourable conditions. Alpina exemplifies that vision to this day, designing robust sport watches that perform to the highest precision and with the greatest reliability in the most demanding situation.