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In 1920, Harry Winston founded The Premier Diamond Company at 535, Fifth Avenue, New York. In 1932, it became part of the newly-established Harry Winston Inc. In 1989 in Geneva, Harry’s son Ronald Winston founded Harry Winston Ultimate Timepieces, the watchmaking branch of the jewellery firm.
1990 Unveiling of the Biretrograde Perpetual Calendar.
1998 Unveiling of the Ocean Chronograph, the first platinum diving watch.
2001 In partnership with François-Paul Journe, Harry Winston created Opus I, a series of complication watches (two time zones with resonance chronometer, five-day power reserve automatic, constant force tourbillon).
2002 In partnership with Antoine Preziuso, Harry Winston created Opus II Tourbillon. Launch of the Excenter.
2003 In partnership with Vianney Halter, Harry Winston created Opus III with hours, minutes and date on rotating discs viewed through portholes.
2004 In partnership with Christophe Claret, Harry Winston created Opus IV with minute-repeater, tourbillon, moon phases and date on reversible dials.
2005 In partnership with Felix Baumgartner and Urwerk, Harry Winston created Opus V with "satellite hours" on cubes on a three-part rotating system, and retrograde minute hand.
2006 In partnership with Greubel-Forsey, Harry Winston created Opus VI.