Tissot was established in 1853. The founders were Charles Felicien Tissot and his son, Charles-Emile Tissot.
The firm was located in Le Lode, Switzerland.
Tissot has created many firsts in the watch world.
They created the first antimagnetic watch, and also were the first to produce the plastic watch.
Tissot watches have been used in important sporting events such as downhill skiing in Switzerland in 1938, and also the Davis Cup in 1957.
Tissot was also recognized as the authorized timekeeper for road biking, circuit racing, cycling and ice hockey events.