Delma facts for kids
The Gilomen brothers originally registered four brands: Thuya, Midland, Delma and Gil. Thuya served as the company’s name, and the other brands were used for watch models. The Delma brand name first appeared on watches in 1933. It was established as the company’s name in 1966 with the company take over by Ulrich Wüthrich and Fritz Fankhauser. In 1996 Ulrich Wüthrich's son-in-law, Fred Leibundgut, entered the company and took over as President and CEO.
|Privately held company|
|Founder||Adolf Gilomen & Albert Gilomen|
|Adolf Gilomen, Albert Gilomen, Ulrich Wüthrich, Fred Leibundgut|
|Products||Wristwatches, Pocket watches|
- Delma watches are divided into five subsections: Racing, Diver, Dress and Ladies.
- Delma released its first professional diver's watch in 1975.
- Delma released a professional diver's watch with a water-resistance to 3,000 metres (9,900 ft) in 2011.
In 2016, Delma entered a partnership with the IMOCA 60 as Official Timer of the Transat New York to Vendée.
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