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Mens Dreyfuss Co 1953 Chronograph Watch DGS00032/04
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Mens Dreyfuss Co 1953 Chronograph Watch DGS00032/04

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4.9/ 5

Based on 17 Customer Reviews

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Super-stylish mens Dreyfuss Co Swiss made 1953 model in stylish black, featuring Swiss Quartz movement with chronograph and date function, baton hour markers on the black and silver dial, as well as tachymetre bezel. The watch fastens on a luxurious black leather strap, with deployment clasp.

Brand
Dreyfuss Co
Packaging
Dreyfuss Co packaging
Analogue/Digital
Analogue
Case depth approx.
11mm
Case Material
Stainless Steel
Case Shape
Circle
Case width approx.
40mm
Chronograph
Yes
Clasp type
Special buckle
Date Function
Yes
Dial Colour
Black
Gender
Gents
Glass
Sapphire
Hour Markers
Batons
Model Name
1953
Movement
Swiss Quartz (battery)
Strap colour
Black
Strap Type
Genuine leather strap
Tachymeter
Yes
Rotary Waterproof
EAN
5037678020912
Guarantee
2 years
MPN
DGS00032/04

This watch is supplied with:

  • - Official Dreyfuss Co presentation box
  • - Official Dreyfuss Co guarantee
  • - Instruction manual (where applicable)
  • - 325 Reward points

This product can be shipped to:

  • UK  UK (United Kingdom)
  • EU  EU (European Union)
  • WORLDWIDE  WORLDWIDE

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Rating Breakdown (Average rating: 4.9 / 5) Based on : (17 Reviews)

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Past Reviews

Review date: Sat 13th August 2016
6 Out of 8 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Overall

The Dreyfuss & Co 53 Chrono is a great little watch for the money and feels like a sturdy, well made timepiece. For a Handmade Swiss watch of this quality I cannot really argue the the price.

Full review below.

The Presentation - 9/10

The packaging that this watch comes with is pretty much flawless. When it arrives it comes in a polished wooden box, which is padded internally. Its seriously beautiful and immediately makes you feel like youve bought an investment rather than just a watch. Inside you get the watch, a brass plaque for mounting to the box which can be engraved if necessary, a small instruction manual, a certificate of authenticity and a tag bearing the Dreyfuss and Co mark. I was a little disappointed the manual wasnt more substantial and personalised for this particular watch rather than simply for most Dreyfuss & Co watches, but the rest is so well presented that this doesnt even really matter.

The watch - how it looks - 9.5/10

It looks beautiful, the pictures do not do it justice. The watch itself has a lot more detail than can be seen on photos and those details make it a little bit more special. I especially like the grating marks on the buttons for the Chrono, very nice touch!

The watch looks like a sports watch which can be used for dress too. It is approximately 12mm high, so it may not fit under all cuffs, but the screen is clear and the contrast of black face with white/silver dials is a lovely detail.

The printing on the face is clear and the date window is large enough to be read easily. The design on the caseback is also very well designed. It has a mirror like finish and contains the Dreyfuss & Co logo in the centre with writing on the outside of the circular logo, saying Handmade Dreyfuss & Co. Switzerland.

The butterfly clasp is a thing of beauty. It is only a small band over the leather with the engraved Dreyfuss Logo when closed, but when opened the arms are hollow rather than being made of one solid bit of metal. Printed on the arms are Dreyfuss & Co with the logo and the words Stainless steel.

Finally the watch gets extra bonus marks for the crown, which contains the silver Dreyfuss logo, cast in black plastic. It looks very nice, and in a world where most watches simply have an unmarked crown it certainly stands out.

The watch - comfort - 8/10

The watch is very light and as a result is very comfortable. Unlike other, heavier watches you dont notice this as much. The leather strap is airy enough to mean your wrist doesnt get too hot, and there is plenty of adjustment in the clasp so it should fit wrists of all sizes. As said previously, it may be a little talk to fit under all cuffs, but this does mean you can show it off a little.

The watch - build quality - 9/10

After wearing the watch for 2 weeks straight, I am overall very satisfied with how well made it is. If feels sturdy despite being relatively lightweight. It is made by Rotary, so you can be satisfied too that the watch has been built to a high standard. I will mention however that the black bezel is prone to light scratches. The one I have worn has developed a few VERY small scratches in the black paint, barely enough to notice - I am very clumsy however. If youre prone to manual handling work, or accidents I would recommend wearing it only for occasions as it may be scratched.

As for the rest of the watch, it is rated as waterproof completely, unlike most watches which are simply water resistant. The screw-down crown creates a seal against the water and means you can go swimming wearing it. It is also handmade in Switzerland, a point I have personally confirmed with the manufacturer.

The movement - 8.5/10

The movement used in the watch is the Quartz 13 Jewel Swiss Made Ronda 5040.D. The movement is gold plated and the whole watch is assembled in Switzerland. The Ronda movement seems good, it hasnt had any noticeable time loss in the last 2 weeks of wearing it, but I will update this should anything occur.

The Chrono function works well to record the milliseconds within the first hour, and can even record intervals when using the lower button, which is great when timing races and other sporting events.

Customer service - 9.5/10

I have contacted the manufacturer to gain additional information about the watch since buying it. The customer service reps were really helpful and gave me exactly the information I needed.

Overall - 8.9/10

The watch is fantastic, Dreyfuss & Co are a relatively small manufacturer, and there isnt a huge amount of information about them available either, but buying a watch from them isnt a risk at all - I have heard some people saying they feel that Dreyfuss & Co are doing a Bugatti, meaning that the manufacturer may be making a loss on the construction of each watch to show the public what they can do. I dont know if this is correct, but that should be an indicator to the quality you can expect from this watch.

Overall, well worth the money and I would recommend it any day!


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Review date: Tue 23rd February 2016
11 Out of 22 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Watch is in great condition. Easy to order and collect.

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Review date: Fri 12th February 2016
10 Out of 19 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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I bought this as a gift for my father two years ago. He loves it. It hasnt had any problems. It is solid craftsmanship, nothing to add there. Looks good and elegant.

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Review date: Sat 26th December 2015
13 Out of 23 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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A smart, classy watch which represents great value for money. Attention to detail is fantastic from the beautifully designed fac and intricately detailed buttons to the thoughtful clasp. A nice middle ground between more common fashion brands and the luxury swiss watch market.

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Review date: Thu 31st July 2014
11 Out of 22 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Really happy with my purchase. The watch looks amazing. It came a really nice presentation box.

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Review date: Fri 23rd May 2014
10 Out of 18 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Was very pleased with the watch it has a good quality feel to it and a great look it also came in a lovely box and packaging overall i could have no complaints.

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Review date: Thu 27th March 2014
9 Out of 19 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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This watch is gloriously presented in a lovely wooden box. I love the intricate detail on the strap and face, this is a very pretty watch.

This was very speedy service from watchshop and I shall be purchasing many more in the future.


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Review date: Mon 24th March 2014
11 Out of 22 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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A beautiful well manufactured piece equally at home home as dress watch and a robust every day accessory. The strap and clasp are clearly of excellent quality. Mention must also be made of the box which must be worth fair amount in its own. I am very pleased with my purchase.

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Review date: Sun 23rd March 2014
7 Out of 14 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Great watch. Understated class. Just what I wanted not too bling. Classy finish and quality piece. Perfect.

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Review date: Tue 18th March 2014
7 Out of 14 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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Love the watch. Been looking for a black face and black handle style for ages and when this came up in the sale I had to get it. A lot of watch for the price!

Really decent finish and to me looks like a watch double the RRP.


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Review date: Sun 16th March 2014
8 Out of 16 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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An excellent and speedy transaction from Watch Shop, very pleased with the fast service and hassle free delivery, got the watch the next day!

As to the watch itself, I am very happy with it. It is not only sport but has a classic look to it, not too heavy or bulky, and excellent everyday watch. Highly recommended.


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Review date: Mon 10th February 2014
14 Out of 28 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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This is just beautiful and looks like a very expensive mens watch. Dreyfuss certainly know how to present things well as the wooden box it arrived in is very well made and loiks stunning on the side. All in all I would strongly recommend this to anyone.

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Review date: Sun 9th February 2014
7 Out of 12 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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This watch oozes quality, it was handmade in Switzerland And you can tell. From the leather strap with the metal buckle to attache it together. The face of the watch is stunning white and black it stands out. I would definitely recommend. This watch to anybody who wants a fabulous Looking watch at the right price.

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Review date: Wed 5th February 2014
6 Out of 11 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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A very smart watch at very competitive price. Of an excellent and awesome strap with a smooth clasp. The watch is definite crowd turner.
Can be worn as an everyday watch and part of a formal evening wear.
Being a hand made Swiss watch definitely gives it an edge.


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Review date: Mon 13th January 2014
4 Out of 9 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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This is a beautiful watch with a highly details face and engraved detail on the back of the watch. The date and stop watch functions are useful features. It has an eye catching crocodile skin effect strap with an engraved clasp.

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Review date: Thu 26th April 2012
6 Out of 13 people found this review helpful

RATING: Excellent (5 / 5)
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I bought this for my fiance for his 30th birthday. He really loved it. It is a very smart watch and as per the review above, it is neither too big or bulky or too small. A very smart chronograph at a very good price.

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Review date: Mon 9th May 2011
6 Out of 13 people found this review helpful

RATING: Very Good (4 / 5)
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Very nice watch. quite suffisticated and smart. not too big but also not too small. just right.

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Dreyfuss Co watches have an illustrious heritage that encompasses more than a century of Swiss watch-making precision for the discerning customer. Created by the leading horologist René Dreyfuss, the brand has a long history of exquisite craftsmanship, passionate design and quality materials as the foundation for this collection of Dreyfuss Co watches. Both ladies’ and gents’ Dreyfuss Co quartz watches embody the spirit of the long-established brand; that combination of quality and style that Switzerland is renowned for. A Dreyfuss Co watch comes with a guarantee of quality and a legacy of fine timekeeping tradition that dates back to 1890. Each hand-crafted timepiece is inspired by the original ideas of the company founder, immortalised as the brand ethos in 2005: precision, passion and the ability to see the world differently.

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