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Luxury watch reviews & horological lifestyles | July 8, 2015

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Only Watch 2015: De Bethune DBS Piece Unique Reference DBS 2005/2015

July 7, 2015 |

One of our favourite independent brands De Bethune has produced a special piece for the 2015 Only Watch Charity Auction.  Introducing the De Bethune DBS Piece Unique Reference DBS 2005/2015. A  re-interpretation of the iconic DBS model De … Read More

Only Watch 2015: F.P. Journe Tourbillon Souverain Bleu

July 2, 2015 |

For the first time F.P Journe will be participating in the Only Watch Auction.  If you have thought to yourself I have always wanted a Tourbillon Souverain in the same metal as the Chronometre Bleu then you have … Read More

Only Watch 2015: Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919

July 1, 2015 |

Only Watch, the charity auction for research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy is considered the world’s most important charity watch auction. Forty of the world’s major watch manufacturers have each donated a unique timepiece specially created for the auction. As for Chopard, it … Read More

Only Watch 2015: Tudor Black Bay One Reference 7923/001

July 1, 2015 |

Today we bring you another piece unique watch that will be auctioned off at Only Watch.  For the first time Tudor will be participating and their watch, has already created a buzz on the internet.   Introducing the Only … Read More

Only Watch 2015: Patek Philippe 5016A-010 Grand Complication

June 30, 2015 |

Phillips Watches  just released information on another watch for the Only Watch auction that made us do a double take at the information.   Patek Philippe have put up some stunning watches previously in Only Watch auctions and … Read More

Only Watch 2015: Kari Voutilainen GMT-6

June 30, 2015 |

On the 7th of November 2015 in Geneva, the 6th edition of the biennial charity auction of unique timepieces will take place conducted by Phillips Watch Auctions and at the helm the auction maestro Aurel Bacs.  The proceeds … Read More

Deployant Events: Highlights of Horological Events of the last Fortnight

June 29, 2015 |

Highlights of of the Horological Events of the Fortnight ending June 28, 2015

 

JLC Launch of the SG50 Reverso – June 23

Jaeger LeCoultre launched the new watch to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Singapore with a magnificent new Grande … Read More

Throwback Sundays: Six Recommendations for a Heirloom Watch from Our Archives

June 28, 2015 | 2

“You never actually own a Patek Philippe, you merely look after it for the next generation.”

For many watch collectors, this is probably one of the most famous taglines in the industry. While this tagline is part of Patek Philippe’s marketing strategy, … Read More

Introducing the Jaeger LeCoultre Grande Reverso Night & Day Singapore Special edition with live pictures and pricing

June 27, 2015 |

On the 9th of August 2015, Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence.  To mark this momentous occasion, Jaeger Le Coultre has produced a watch that we think is a very fitting tribute.  Introducing the Jaeger LeCoultre Grande … Read More

Review: Montblanc Heritage Chronométrie Ultra Slim

June 26, 2015 | 3

Montblanc sits in comfortably with its new status as best value proposition with yet another stunning piece. The Heritage Chronométrie Ultra Slim. The watch is as utilitarian as it gets. It is well sized for the job, with adequate technical … Read More

Spot the Watch: Chef Daniel Boulud

June 25, 2015 |

For this weeks Spot the Watch we are featuring Michelin starred French chef Daniel Boulud.  The first chef we featured was Eric Ripert, who has a love of Vacheron Constantin timepieces.    Mr Boulud has watches from a … Read More

Watchscapes: Ulysse Nardin FreakLab

June 24, 2015 |

The Ulysse Nardin Freak was a freak of watchmaking…that is putting it mildly. It may not seem as so radical these days, but when it first burst into the scene in 2001, the haute horlogerie scene was rather more sedate. … Read More

Introducing the Ressence Type 1 V Genesis

June 23, 2015 |

2015 marks the fifth birthday of the independent brand Ressence.  A watch that when first released stood out for having no crown and lack of conventional hands to tell the time. To mark the anniversary of the brand … Read More

Announcement: Revamped our Instagram! And More!

June 22, 2015 |

We have just revamped our Instagram account. Follow us at @deployant for updates, on the spot photographs from our roving photographers. We just made post no 1 going up earlier. 

 

Revamped, brand new Instagram: @deployant

In fact, we are revamping … Read More

Throwback Sundays: Six Watch Recommendations for a Rich Man, from Our Archives

June 21, 2015 | 3

“If I were a rich man, Yubby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dibby dum. All day long I’d biddy biddy bum. If I were a wealthy man. I wouldn’t have to work hard. Ya ha deedle deedle, bubba bubba deedle … Read More

Review: Montblanc Collection Villeret Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères Vasco da Gama

June 20, 2015 |

The name is quite a mouthful. But it makes perfect logic. The watch under review is from Montblanc, as part of the Villeret Collection, and features a Tourbillon Cylindrique, with Geosphères and a tribute to Vasco da Gama. Logical, isn’t … Read More

Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 19-01 Natalie Portman Black Sapphire and Black TZP Ceramic Limited Editions

June 19, 2015 |

Introducing the Richard Mille Tourbillon RM 19-01 Natalie Portman in Black Sapphire and Black TZP Ceramic Limited Editions. They were designed in collaboration with Richard Mille Ambassador, Natalie Portman, an Academy Award winning actress.

She set … Read More

Review: Manufacture Royale 1770 Micromegas

June 18, 2015 |

We have been quietly following Manufacture Royale since it re-started as a manufacture some 5 years ago when they made splashes in the haute horlogerie world with their Opera. They have extended their collection to the Androgyne and recently a … Read More

Review: Harry Winston Premier Precious Butterfly Collection

June 17, 2015 |

Harry Winston, now a part of the giant Swatch Group has traditionally catered to their feminine clientele extremely well. They are a very well known jewellery house, with exquisite offerings first establish themselves in the very high end jewels as early … Read More

Introducing the Parmigiani Toric Tecnica Les Carpes de Sandoz

June 16, 2015 |

Parmigiani Fleurier has created a very special timepiece dedicated to the painter and sculptor Edouard Marcel Sandoz.  The watch pays tribute to the artist’s love of animals with a beautiful hand engraved enamel dial which complements the grand … Read More

Deployant Events: Highlights of Horological Events of the last Fortnight

June 15, 2015 |

Highlights of the Horological Events of the Fortnight ending June 14, 2015 MB&F Lauch of the HMX June 3

The highly anticipated launch if the HMX by MB&F took place in Singapore. A collector dinner was held on June 2, and … Read More

Throwback Sundays: Six Recommendations for a Fathers’ Day Gift from Our Archives

June 14, 2015 |

About a month back, we celebrated Mother’s Day by recommending six excellent timepieces for ladies in our Throwback Sunday article. Fast-forward, we will be celebrating Fathers’ Day on 21st June, and we thought we shall feature six wonderful timepieces that would make … Read More

Watchscapes: A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon Pour le Mérite Piece unique

June 13, 2015 |

We covered this particular rare watch last year when it made history as the most expensive Tourbillon Pour le Mérite ever sold. And just discovered we have yet unpublished, high resolution photographs of the watch. This photo essay is to show these photographs. … Read More

Rare Watches: Vianney Halter Classic

June 12, 2015 | 2

The Vianney Halter Classic, by all descriptions is classic. Vianney Halter is more an eccentric artist with a strong bent on watchmaking than a adroit businessman. He is fun, boisterous, and irreverent. He has wild ideas to create crazy watches, and … Read More