De Bethune

  • De Bethune DB28 Digitale

    A digital delight Angus Davies reminisces about his youth whilst reviewing the De Bethune DB28 Digitale, a watch equipped with a jumping hour display.     I remember growing up in the 1970s, kicking a football in the school playground and chatting to my fellow pupils at break times. One boy in my class, Robert…

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  • Independent's day – De Bethune DB25 QP

    Horological poetry  De Bethune refers to DB25 QP in its press release, as being, “imbued with poetry”. I can see little reason to argue with the beautiful shape, but is the word “poetry” applicable in this instance?     I often read press releases that accompany timepieces, primarily to appraise the specification of the model….

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  • De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk

    An affectionate embrace Angus Davies reviews the De Bethune DB27 Titan Hawk, a watch which has unusual floating lugs which accord an exceptionally comfortable fit.     De Bethune are a relatively new company in watchmaking compared with some of the brands I have written about.   This year it celebrates its tenth anniversary. However,…

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