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AUGUSTE REYMOND DIXIELAND: A Connoisseurs’

Delight

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uguste Reymond is one of those hidden treasures that crafts affordable watches of such a high quality that they offer an amazing value for money. They have been around forever, being made for over a century in the Swiss village of Tramelan. Far away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, they created refined, classical inspired watches like the Dixieland. Dixieland is one of the earliest styles of Jazz music, and the Auguste Reymond with the same name delights with style elements that go back to a time when watches were not only timekeepers, but elegant as well.

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This starts with the tonneau shaped case that seemed to be almost sculpted, especially the way the lugs are integrated in the design. A stunning framework for the dial, which boasts a guilloche of a quality that you normally only find on watches with a much, much higher price tag not only give the different levels on the dial a stunning play of light, but between the levels there is a small

ring of guilloche as well. These details make the watch feel and look much more expensive than it actually is. Another one of these details are the hands. Here Auguste Reymond did not opt for what is readily available in the market, but designed their own.

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