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Romain Brabant

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2014-04-20

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My name is Romain Brabant, I am a 32 year old entrepreneur, originally from Paris but now enjoying the very agreeable climate of the Bahamas. I have been living here since 2008 although I still spend much of my time travelling.

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Watch Blog dedicated to Fine Watches with comprehensive Watch Collecting Guide, Unique Watch.. Reviews, Rare and Vintage Watches stories. DreamChrono Watch Blog is established since October 2013.

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  • Corum Golden Bridge Titanium
    on Aug 16, 2014 in Corum Over $30,000
    A wind of change has been sweeping through the corridors at Corum. You may remember that the China Haidian Group (now Citychamp Watches and Jewellery Group) acquired Corum last year. Now changes are afoot. Antonio Calce, a CEO who was as committed to...
  • Sarpaneva K1 Enamel – Part of the Adventure
    on Aug 15, 2014 in Sarpaneva
    Stepan Sarpaneva shuns the dark side, brings the purity of enamel to his portfolio and creates a masterpiece. Sarpaneva K1 Enamel – A Watchmaking Adventure Simple, pure, flawless – these are not descriptions normally associated with watches c...
  • Patek Philippe 3744 – The Quartz CalatravaA large focus of luxury watchmaking has been – and probably always will be – the centuries-old craft of designing and constructing mechanical movements. Sure there are other elements that are important; the use of precious metals, the types of fi...
  • Omega Speedmaster Mark II Rio 2016
    on Aug 13, 2014 in $1,000 - 9,999 Omega
    Brazil has proved that she can party in style as the host country of the FIFA World Cup Tournament, but the sporting spotlight will remain long after the final whistle has been blown, as the build-up to “Rio 2016” – location of the next Oly...
  • Doxa Mission 31 Sub Professional
    on Aug 12, 2014 in $1,000 - 9,999 DOXA Doxa
    Any watch enthusiast worth his salt will have a favourite ‘dive watch’ and for sure there is no shortage of selection as most large volume watch makers boast a special dedicated collection to lure the lucrative sports watch customer, with varying...
  • Stepan Sarpaneva Watches – Hands-On and The Watchmaker’s storyStepan Sarpaneva Watches – Spotting a Distinctive Style You know a brand or a watchmaker has a distinctive style when you go ‘Wait, I’ve seen this before!’ while looking at a completely new watch. I’m not talking about the entire model...
  • Speake-Marin Diamond Resilience
    on Aug 10, 2014 in Speake-Marin
    A case made from 18k red gold and a diamond-set bezel give the Speake-Marin Resilience watch a refined and genteel appearance, which is the antithesis to its maker’s recent dalliance with wristwatches of a more utilitarian nature such as the Spirit...
  • Armand Nicolet L14 O.H.M
    on Aug 9, 2014 in Armand Nicolet
    It’s new, but it’s old. The Armand Nicolet L14 O.H.M. has a true vintage heart encased in contemporary styling. There are many things to consider when purchasing a watch. Many will succumb to the power of advertising, to wristwatches which make h...
  • Louis Vuitton Escale Worldtime
    on Aug 8, 2014 in Louis Vuitton Over $30,000
    The Louis Vuitton Escale Worldtime watch has one of the most original, distinctive and colourful watch faces of 2014, but despite its jazzy and almost playful appearance, to make it required the attention of two of the watchmaking industry’s most c...
  • Dubey & Schaldenbrand Grand Shar DBWhenever I fly solo I invariably wind up being sat next to the generously proportioned lone male traveller. I board early and watch hopefully as several nubile young females pass me by. Sometimes I am almost fooled into thinking the seat next to me m...
  • Bell & Ross WW2 Military Tourbillon Limited Edition
    on Aug 6, 2014 in Bell & Ross Over $30,000
    June 6th 2014 marked the occasion of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, and current and documented coverage of the greatest seaborne land assault, and arguably the greatest military gamble in modern history, gives us a scant idea of what the bravest youn...
  • Rolex Deepsea Sea-Dweller D-Blue Dial & Deepsea Challenge StoryWhile many, frankly too many, explorers have journeyed to the highest point on earth, Mount Everest, only two teams of intrepid explorers have ever made it to the deepest trough of our planet, scraping the ocean depths of the Mariana Trench. In trib...
  • Arnold & Son Dial Side True Beat 250th Anniversary Edition Hands-OnTypically speaking, fine watch connoisseurs follow the same golden rule; if the seconds hand ticks, they’re not interested. That’s because the distinctive ticking motion is usually indicative of a cheap quartz movement at work, a strict no no for...
  • Jacob & Co Astronomia Tourbillon
    on Aug 3, 2014 in Jacob & Co Over $30,000
    It would be sacrilege to let the Astronomia Tourbillon which was unveiled by Jacob & Co at Baselworld earlier this year slip under the radar. Now that the dust has settled and the collections of the main watchmaking brands have grabbed the headli...
  • TNT Challenger 1 “On the Wrist”
    on Aug 2, 2014 in $500 - 999 Hands-On TNT
    There’s a sub-set of watch manufacturing that actual deserves the more edgy-sounding label of “counterculture.” It’s been around for a few years, and it seems to be unaffected by the constant, overriding concern the industry has for the suppl...
  • Know your watch conglomerates – Part 4 : Kering
    on Aug 1, 2014 in Brand History Opinion Kering
    This article is the part (4) of our series “Know your watch conglomerates” : First Part about Swatch Group, Second Part about Richemont Group, Third Part about LVMH Group. Conglomerate no. 4: Kering Group Prestige and Luxury Range: Girard-Perrega...
  • Chronoswiss Sirius Retrograde Day
    on Jul 31, 2014 in $1,000 - 9,999 Chronoswiss
    All is well at Chronoswiss. Despite having undergone a change of ownership when the company was acquired by the Swiss family Ebstein, the new models presented this year represent continuation and the passion for watchmaking instilled by the founding...
  • Breaking News : Kering acquires Ulysse Nardin
    on Jul 30, 2014 in Brand History Ulysse Nardin
    There aren’t so many major independent watch brands left, such as Breitling or Rolex. Since today, there’s even one less : Kering (Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard) just announced it acquires Ulysse Nardin. The brand will join Kering’s ‘Luxury...
  • Bremont Wright Flyer Limited EditionIt was a red-letter day for Bremont Watches, with the unveiling of not only a new movement, Calibre BW-01, but also the announcement of a collaboration which is so remarkable that Nick English, co-founder of Bremont was compelled to admit that “…...
  • Graham Chronofighter Oversize Superlight TT
    on Jul 29, 2014 in $1,000 - 9,999 Graham
    When it comes to living life on the very edge, few sports compare to the white-knuckle endurance test of man and machine that is the annual TT Races, held on the closed public roads of the small and lovely Isle of Man, midway between Ireland and Brit...
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