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Raymond Weil Present 'The Gift of Time' Event

On Sunday 26th August 2018 father and son duo Steven and Marc Rom, owners of AVSTEV and distributors of Raymond Weil in Australia, hosted an intimate event at Spicers Potts Point giving guests ‘The Gift of Time’. In the lead up to Father’s Day media and influencers were invited with their Father’s or loved ones to take some time out within the luxurious Victorian Terrace and experience Raymond Weil, with every guest being adorned in a hand selected timepiece before having their portrait taken. Luxury wedding and event planners The Wedding Series bought the vision to life with stunning floral, an abundant feasting station and heavenly acoustic tunes performed by Duke Sydney. The Wedding Series Founder Kate O’Shea said of...

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Ulysse Nardin Tourbillon at Centre Stage

Le Locle, August 16th, 2018 – In 1846, Ulysse Nardin took up the challenge of designing, drawing, and producing the absolute best of time-measuring instruments. The Manufacture has carried on that vision for 172 years, creating watches with the same unbroken passion and garnering more than 4,500 prizes and 18 gold medals in timekeeping—accolades which earned the Manufacture a place amongst the world’s top watchmakers. While the Ulysse Nardin Manufacture claims an illustrious position in the history of on-board watches and marine chronometers, the brand has also made waves with its tourbillons. At Ulysse Nardin, tourbillon chronometers are derived from an art that traces back to the end of the 19th century. The tourbillon contributed to the quest for ultimate...

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The Art of Giving by Raymond Weil

Life is filled with special moments – occasions worthy of a gift that will stand the test of time, quite literally! A timepiece shared between a couple on their wedding day is a traditional yet an intensely personal gift that will probably last for the wearer’s entire lifetime – and beyond, through future generations. It’s giving someone the gift of time. Raymond Weil brings together all the elements of excellence of the Swiss luxury watchmaking industry making their watches the perfect gift to mark such a special occasion. Precision and attention to detail set the tone throughout the creation process. Inspiration is what is found at the basis of each work of art; beauty and aesthetic proportions are no coincidence....

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RAYMOND WEIL UNVEILS A NEW COLLABORATION WITH MARSHALL AMPLIFICATION

RAYMOND WEIL is proud to unveil a new music collaboration as part of its Music Icons Series. The Marshall Amplification Limited Edition timepiece part of the tango collection pays tribute to the iconic amplifier and speaker cabinet, renowned for being used by the most iconic musicians of all time. This exclusive watch pays homage to the distinctive style and appeal of Marshall, playing on generous volumes to delightful effect. RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to unveil its newest music collaboration which pays tribute to the legendary British manufacturer - Marshall Amplification. The unique timepiece incorporates subtle design cues, influenced by Marshall’s iconic product design and intricate detailing. Measuring 43mm in diameter, the new Marshall Limited Edition is generously proportioned, revealing a...

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RAYMOND WEIL INTRODUCES THE MAESTRO BLUES - TWO NEW WATCHES INSPIRED BY THE TUNEFUL SOUNDS OF BLUES MUSIC

RAYMOND WEIL, proudly presents two new additions to its emblematic maestro collection, the maestro Blues, a tribute to the Brand’s source of creativity: music. RAYMOND WEIL presents two new models, the maestro Blues, inspired by the bewitching sounds of the “blues”. Equipped with a mechanical automatic winding movement housed in a 40mm-diameter case, these timekeepers feature a captivating dark blue dial, endowed with a delicate wave-like decoration.The refined contemporary hands offeran elegant match for the dial’s white Roman numerals.   The maestro Blues with the rose gold PVD plated case features a date aperture at 3 o’clock, while the stainless steel version is equipped with an aperture at noon, subtly revealing the heart of the watch. Both of these versions marry...

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LIVING EASY, LIVING FREELANCER - RAYMOND WEIL UNVEILS THE NEW FREELANCERAC/DC LIMITED EDITION

RAYMOND WEIL, is proud to unveil a new collaboration in its Music Icons series, the freelancer AC/DC Limited Edition, paying tribute to legendary Rock and Roll Hall of famers AC/DC. This exclusive watch incorporates the in-house developed Calibre RW1212 movement, allowing onlookers to view the rocking “Alternating Current/Direct Current” balance within the timepiece. A true collectors timepiece - just 3,000 have been made available worldwide.    Contact AVSTEV for availability.

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Ulysse Nardin - Executive Skeleton Tourbillon

Distinctive and modern, the Executive collection unabashedly flaunts its generously-sized attributes. It embodies the avant-garde spirit fueled by know-how and inventiveness that has guided Ulysse Nardin throughout its 170 years of existence. Expressing an exploratory nature steeped in watchmaking expertise, the new Executive Skeleton Tourbillon timepiece combines lightness, purity and technical features in a creation full of strong character.   Featherweight Reigning atop its category, the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon presents unparalleled lightness, despite its substantial size – 45 mm in diameter – and its character capable of competing with the heavyweights of watchmaking excellence. This triumph takes the form of a round titanium case, water-resistant to 30 meters, which is topped with a ceramic bezel that matches the crown in...

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H. Moser & Cie. Presents the Swiss Alp Watch S : S For Smart, Sexy and Swiss Made

In January 2016, H. Moser & Cie. joined the smartwatch debate, causing a stir with its Swiss Alp Watch, a fully mechanical Swiss Made model with a contemporary design. The message from the Schaffhausen-based Manufacture was clear: "We're not straying; we're remaining true to the tradition of mechanical watchmaking; that's what we do, and we do it well". The message was widely appreciated, and the 50 Swiss Alp Watches were immediately popular with collectors. The now iconic Swiss Alp Watch is added to the H. Moser & Cie. collection in a model with a midnight blue fumé dial: the Swiss Alp Watch S. H. Moser & Cie. is an advocate of traditional watchmaking values, retaining a sense of humour and...

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Ulysse Nardin - Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar

They say the art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity, and this timekeeper is no exception. The annual calendar offers a mechanical solution of the utmost elegance, favouring technological simplicity and ease of use. Smplicity is the hardest thing to achieve. It is the ultimate test of experience, the final push of genius. With the new Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar, Ulysse Nardin has successfully applied this new paradigm to premium watchmaking. The product of a quest for perfection, its annual calendar offers a mechanical solution of disconcerting purity. Simple to use, adjustable both on the front and back, this piece is imbued with the values of innovation, reliability and high-precision that are so cherished by the watchmaker. Its UN-153...

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Revolution Interview

Interview by Wei Koh.(reproduced with permission from Revolution Australia Magazine) Founder and CEO of AVSTEV, Steven Rom with Chief of Operations, Marc Rom REVOLUTION: What brought you from South Africa to Australia? Steven Rom: Due to a horrific political experience and with the future uncertainty in the country at the time, I decided to relocate my family to Australia. We feel privileged to have been allowed to call this fine country, Australia, home.   How did you get involved in the watch industry? I had done a deal to purchase a majority stake in a very successful liquor business, but when I arrived in Australia, the deal fell apart. I was not doing anything for too long and a business...

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