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"I purchased the first ancient mariner from you all number of years ago…I
have many watches…Uylsse Nardin, Rolex, on from there….but I'll tell you
the quality and attention to detail, looks and workmanship in your
watches…is so far above these others its almost laughable. For the
heck of it, I took part in a kickstart of a new company LUXURY
watch…I don’t think people understand what luxury means…its not PRICE its
workmanship, its what makes the watch.. you all have nailed it.. from many
years of work and detail….I enjoy and appreciate my watch more every
year…" R A
View Back Swiss Made Limited
Regulator's unique appearance, with the
prominent hour hand, gives the wearer instant recognition of the time… and
when necessary the exact time, by consulting the minute hand. As
with all d.freemont watches, accuracy is the principal focus. The
day your watch is prepared for shipment to you, d.freemont personally makes the
final adjustment to your watch. The Swiss certification board relies upon the COSC standard that a mechanical watch must not lose more than 4 seconds per day
nor gain more than 6 seconds per day. d.freemont sets your watch to gain
between 2 and 5 seconds per day, never to lose time.
characteristics of the
Regulator include a d.freemont specified 25 jewel automatic ETA 2824 movement –
which permits the accuracy level we demand. The 37mm case is stainless steel
with a low profile 9mm, sapphire crystal, screw down bezel, and view back
with a water resistance of
5 ATM – 150 ft.
Production is limited to 100 pieces. Each case is numbered.
"Nothing more Noble than Kindness"
is engraved on the view back.
The reason for naming this rendition of the Ancyent
Marinere, the Regulator , stems from the basic premise that watches schedule
man's activities and coordinate them with others. d.freemont believes that the
basic function needs to be
this could easily be accomplished with one single hand. This issue was
considered in the production of the Regulator , one large hand that pointed to
the position of the “hour at hand” relative to the next division of time. But
in practice the decision to include a less imposing minute hand became the final
Jack Foster straps by option number.
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d.freemont watches are timed just prior to
shipping... a copy of the actual computer setting is included. Your name will
appear on the print-out along with the serial number of the watch. Each watch
comes in a gift box with all warranty and papers. We always choose the top
of the line ETA movements which feature shock protected, 28,800 beats per
hour movements. d.freemont Watches are truly collectible - limited
d.freemont watches are calibrated to the Fleuier
standard ( 0 to + 5 ) seconds per day.
Notice: There are a total of 900
Ancyent Marinere in the series:
* The original Ancyent
Marinere with luminous dial and screw down crown 300 pieces
* The Panama 250 pieces
* The Voyager 250
* The Regulator 100
Only the original has sequential numbers the others
are not sequential and may bear any number between 301 and 900.
"I want to personally thank you for your first rate service and delivery
of my extraordinary new Regulator timepiece! This is my first - and
certainly not my last - D. Freemont timepiece.
Your thoughtful attention to detail to every aspect of manufacturing,
inspection and delivery of this timepiece is very evident! I ordered my
Regulator with the high grade, supple, black leather strap with
the form fitting deployant closure. I love the decorative touches on
both the bezel and the rotor. The dial is stunning, and the generously
luminescent hands are easy to read in any light. It is a wonder that you
can manage to sell such a fine timepiece at such an affordable price!
Your letter of thanks was a very nice personal touch, as well.
I look forward to ordering various mechanical timepieces from your fine
company in the future. Thanks, again! Very truly yours," SD
Marinere watch I purchased arrived within 3 days! It is
stunning, and I am honored to have the opportunity to own a piece of
your work. Many of your past customers praise you for maintaining a high
standard of quality, value and outstanding service……..and now I know
why. Beautiful workmanship, prompt attention to inquiries, and
very fast service. Over the past 25 years, I have collected well over
two hundred Swiss watches. Finally, I have my first (of many, I hope) d.
freemont watches! Well done. VERY well done. With gratitude and best
“I received the watch as promised. I would like to say thank you to both you and Barbara for such a wonderful experience. I love the watch, and couldn’t be more pleased. I am
already giving the highest praise to you and your company.” DU
“I won several “top end” time pieces which have all been factory adjusted and cleaned and none
are as accurate as my d.freemont’s. My compliments on a truly extraordinary effort!.” DH
“Thanks for such excellent service and an excellent product at a bargain
I look forward to doing business with you again.” JS
"I have purchased 5 of your watches [including
Regulator, and Voyager]
and have always been pleased with never a case of buyer's remorse." BM