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OCTO, Swiss Made
Same Onwership as Pronto, that is why the text below is identical to the PRONTO page

Not much information about this company can be found online. I was surprised to learn a bit about the background when talking to our old watchmaker in Hong Kong. He obviously knows the "resurrector" of the brand: an old Cantonese business man that had bought the rights to a couple of Swiss brands that disappeared in the "Quartz Turmoil" in the 70ies and revived them in the 80ies. Also since seemingly none of the heirs is really interesting to continue the watch business with the passion of the "old man", it seems that some of those brands are quite inactive now.
The FHS (Federation of the Swiss Industry) defines Swiss Made like this. In a nutshell: the movement of the watch should be assembled in Switzerland. Also the fitting into the case, the mounting of dial and hands and the quality control are carried out in Switzerland. 50% of the watch movement caliber have to be manufactured in Switzerland.
As you can see the definition above leaves some room for companies where to setup their workshops. Intuitively I would have labeled the PRONTO brand like the Sandoz Hong Kong brand "Swiss Movts, assembled in HK". However the dials of our incredibly affordable OCTO models say "Swiss Made" and thus I have to believe that the company adheres to the FHS standard definition. I also know that the FHS and the Hong Kong watch industry work together closely. After all the Hong Kong manufacturers need the Basel Watch Fair as an exhibition platform. Thus I believe, that a company could not print wrongfully "Swiss Made" on their dials without the FHS interfering.
Regarding the movements: a 25 Jewel ETA automatic 2846 with handwinding but no hacking is used in all OCTO watches

 

Mechanical OCTO Watches

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OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

Great classic looks, hefty case and massive yet elegant bracelet with double button release clasp. An all-rounder that will stay in good shape for a very long time due to its solid build!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

Great classic looks, hefty case and massive yet elegant bracelet with double button release clasp. An all-rounder that will stay in good shape for a very long time due to its solid build!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

 

OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

Great classic looks, hefty case and massive yet elegant bracelet with double button release clasp. An all-rounder that will stay in good shape for a very long time due to its solid build!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

 

OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

A very nice and classic dial with triangular quarter markers and nice numerals. The red minute indices add a refreshing touch to the dial. A solid-links bracelet with bead looks. Double button clasp and a great case make this an affordable yet elegant Automatic

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR
 

   
USD 169 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 169 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 149 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 169 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
   

In stock

In stock


In stock
   
 
OCTO "Cushion Case" Swiss Made Automatic in 36 mm

Great looking OCTO contribution to the "cushion case theme" that had a global follower ship due to the extreme popularity and media presence of the Panerai watches. Here is your chance to buy a great looking alternative at a fraction of the price!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
50 m WR

 

OCTO "Cushion Case" Swiss Made Automatic in 36 mm

Great looking OCTO contribution to the "cushion case theme" that had a global follower ship due to the extreme popularity and media presence of the Panerai watches. Here is your chance to buy a great looking alternative at a fraction of the price!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-dow
n crown
50 m WR
  

New Old Stock
OCTO
Automatic 32 mm
2 Tone

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR
 

 

     
USD 179 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 179 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 139 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

 

     
 
SOLD OUT MODELS - kept here for your watch research and information only

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry
New Old Stock
OCTO
Missilemaster

22 mm

Great classic looks on a folded-links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

New Old Stock
OCTO
Missilemaster

22 mm Gold Plated

Great classic looks on a folded-links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

New Old Stock
OCTO
Missilemaster

25 mm DateJust-like

Great classic looks on a folded-links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

New Old Stock
OCTO
Explorer-style

34 mm DateJust-like

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Max. bracelet size 7.5"

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

New Old Stock
OCTO
Lakemaster

Great classic looks on a folded-links bracelet! I think the watch would look fantastic on a black leather band! And with 34 mm size a perfect Ladies' watch too!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2824-2

Case size 34 mm for those that like the real vintage looks and feels!

Movement is automatic, can be wound manually and hacks

Swiss Made

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR

OCTO "Cushion Case" Swiss Made Automatic in 40 mm

Great looking OCTO contribution to the "cushion case theme" that had a global follower ship due to the extreme popularity and media presence of the Panerai watches. Here is your chance to buy a great looking alternative at a fraction of the price!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
50 m WR
 

USD 99 only!
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

USD 109 only!
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

USD 119 only!
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

USD 99 only!
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

USD 99 only!
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

USD 169 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

 

 


SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

 

 



SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

 

 


SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

 

 


SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

 

 

OCTO "Cushion Case" Swiss Made Automatic in 40 mm

Great looking OCTO contribution to the "cushion case theme" that had a global follower ship due to the extreme popularity and media presence of the Panerai watches. Here is your chance to buy a great looking alternative at a fraction of the price!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
50 m WR

 

OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

Great classic looks, hefty case and massive yet elegant bracelet with double button release clasp. An all-rounder that will stay in good shape for a very long time due to its solid build!

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR
 

 

New Old Stock
OCTO
Automatic 32 mm
2 Tone
Roman
Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR
  

OCTO
Quartz 42 mm
White

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Quartz
Movement

Sapphire Crystal Solid Steel Back,

Screw-down crown
100 m WR
 

 

OCTO
Quartz 40mm
Black/Rose Gold

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Quartz
Movement

Sapphire Crystal Solid Steel Back,

Screw-down crown
100 m WR
 

 

OCTO
Quartz 40mm
Black/Yellow Gold

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Quartz
Movement

Sapphire Crystal Solid Steel Back,

Screw-down crown
100 m WR
 

 

 
USD 159 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 129 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 129 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 139 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 129 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 129 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry


SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry

SOLD OUT! No more new stock, sorry
   
OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2824

 Black Black
Submariner-like
100m WR Automatic ETA 2824, hacking and can be manually wound, with solid link Bracelet,
Sapphire Crystal Solid Steel Back,
Black Face,  Black Bezel, Satin brushed SS Bracelet, screw-down crown 

OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2824

 White
Submariner-like
100m WR Automatic ETA 2824, hacking and can be manually wound, with solid link Bracelet,
Sapphire Crystal Solid Steel Back,
Black Face,  Black Bezel, Satin brushed SS Bracelet, screw-down crown 

New Old Stock
OCTO
Automatic 32 mm
Gold

Great classic looks on a solid links bracelet!

Swiss ETA Automatic Caliber 2671

Acrylic Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR  

 OCTO Swiss Made Automatic
with hand-winding ETA 2846

A very nice and classic dial with triangular quarter markers and nice numerals. The red minute indices add a refreshing touch to the dial. A solid-links bracelet with bead looks. Double button clasp and a great case make this an affordable yet elegant Automatic

Mineral Crystal
Non screw-down crown
30 m WR
 

   
USD 279 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 279 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 159 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...
USD 169 only
+ USD 25 shipping to USA
other countries...