Short History of

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The story begins 1956 when, together with a partner, I founded the Ollech & Wajs Watch Company. Right from the beginning, we concentrated
on manufacturing rugged, good looking sports watches at affordable prices. One day, a young American student on visit in Switzerland, bought
one of our watches. He said to us: Why don't you sell your watches in the US. Everyone there, needs a timepiece like that, that can stand it's man. To keep quality high and prices low, we decided to try something new... To sell by mail to US customers direct from Switzerland and eliminate the middleman's profit. This approach proved very successful, for our company, and also for the many happy US owners of our watches. Our company received many letters from satisfied customers. You can view some of these letters on my homepage.

All our watches were equipped with mechanical movements with at least 17 jewels. When the first quartz watches made their appearance, in the
early 80ties, mechanical watches came temporarily out of fashion. We stopped production. Today, Swiss mechanical watches of good workmanship are very much sought after again Quite frequently I was approached by former customers in need of a solid, sturdy timepiece. That's why I decided to resume manufacturing mechanical watches under my new company, A. I. Wajs. The models shown here are 100% Swiss, of very good quality, and prices are affordable because of selling direct.

Thank you for your interest. Please use the information and Online-Ordering form to fax or E-mail your order which I will charge to your VISA
Card. If you have no VISA card, please mail your order together with bank check, or money-order for speedy delivery by registered insured airmail.

A.I. Wajs

Swiss made Army Watches


A.I. Wajs Army Watches
Bederstr. 77 ,8002 Zurich ,Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 202 22 71  - Fax +41 44 201 40 15 - EMail : info@chronotime.ch