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Bovet Dimier Recital 3

by Michael Weare
13 October, 2011
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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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That $110,000 you had stashed away for the kids education – wouldn’t it be better spent on a Bovet Dimier Recital 3? Think about it, a Bovet watch will still be attracting admiring glances when your kids have grown up and visit you only once in a blue moonphase.

Besides, there are plenty of well qualified graduates flipping burgers these days. Do you really need to blow your nest egg just for your son or daughter to wear an apron and say ‘Do you wanna go large?’

It‘s far better to be utterly selfish and indulge yourself now. After an uncomfortable half hour your wife will come to her senses and congratulate you on your alternative investment strategy. And as for your kids, newsflash, they’ll never give you so much as a brass razoo no matter how much they earn.

Genuine passion

Bovet Dimier Recital 3 side view

There’s genuine passion and precision in every Bovet. Pascal Raffy, owner of Bovet, is a total perfectionist and urges all his highly skilled craftsmen to excel themselves. As he explains: “How can you expect to assemble a beautiful movement, if you aren’t obsessed by details?” And he worked at a pizzeria at night to get where he is today.

A Bovet looks different from every other high end watch. The free rein given to Bovet artisans dates back 185 years to when Edouard Bovet made his first watches to display exotic European arts to the Chinese aristocracy.

Rarest workmanship

Bovet Dimier Recital 3 reverse

Bovet – and Pascal Raffy, insists on the finest materials and the rarest workmanship – domed dials in fired enamels, hands and screws blued by fire, or miniature paintings on mother-of-pearl.

Bid now

The Recital 3 for sale pictured here is apparently the first and only one ever to be offered on Ebay. One thing’s for sure, it’s a lot more fun than shelling out for college text books. And when you finally keel over, your kids will thank you for handing down such a rare and magnificent heirloom. Go on, buy it now or make an offer.

Bovet Dimier Recital 3 specifications

  • Condition: Brand New
  • Bovet Series: Dimier Recital 3 Retail Price: $216,000.00
  • Reference: Dimier Recital 3, 3RGCO
  • Case Size: 48.0 mm x 17.47 mm
  • Gender: Gents
  • Movement: Automatic
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Power reserve indication, Indication of 24 cities synchronised to the second time zone, Day/night indication
  • Band Type: Leather – Alligator Black
  • Included Items: Manufacture Box & Papers

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Michael Weare has been a professional writer for 30 years, writing about Japanese technology, German and Italian cars, British tailoring and Swiss watches. Michael manages the editorial content of Click Tempus and will be keeping the magazine fresh and informative with regular features, as well as bringing great writers to the magazine. Email: michael@clicktempus.com

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