Oudin dynasty became renowned as watchmaker to the French Navy, the Pope and the principal European Royal courts. The most famous customers were Emperess Joséphine, Emperess Eugénie, Napoléon III, Czar and Czarina of Russia, Alphonse XII King of Spain, King of Italy, King of Portugal and King of Greece, Prince Ferdinand d’Orléans, Earl of Villafranca and Earl of Chambord, pretender to the throne of France.
With their unique styling, Charles Oudin’s timepieces are both aesthetically beautiful and technically excellent. Watches with his signature fetch high prices at auction, and pieces in prestigious private Swiss museums bear witness to his association with the leading watchmakers of his time.
Since 1998, Camille Berthet, expert in antic watches, has taken up the challenge of reviving this timeless firm. Today, the company is making in Paris, High jewellery watches that are true marvels. Thanks to a rich know how in watch making and he perpetuates the Parisian style, traditions and high quality of the french jewellery and watchmaking.