Millésime has launched a new range for pre-orders: the Millésime Merveilleux watches are due to be released mid-December 2018, in time for Christmas. We’ve not seen one “in the metal” yet, but here is what the brand has to say.

Introducing the Millésime Merveilleux collection

The Millésime Merveilleux is a three-handed dress watch that is available in steel or rose gold, with several dial colours on offer. Inspired by the teardrop lugs cases of classical dress watches of the 1950s, with a twist of Art Deco, the watches have quality Swiss ETA movements, sapphire glass on the front and back and a look that sets them aside from the common “Kickstarter dress watch” template we see so often.

The Millésime Merveilleux – Specifications


available in 6 colours – burgundy, racing green, navy, salmon, chocolate and ivory
available in 2 case metals – steel or rose gold tone
2 year global warranty


ETA 2824 in Gold with bespoke signed rotor
automatic movement
height 4.6mm
diameter 25.6mm
28,800 vph
approx 38 hour power reserve

Dial and Hands

brushed sunburst dial
raised polished sector index
sandblasted central ring
double-faceted hour and minute dauphine hands in gold
heat-blued seconds hand


316L stainless steel or rose gold tone
voluptuous teardrop lugs case
extremely slender signed crown
elegantly engraved “Millésime Merveilleux” signature at case side
screwed down caseback
100m water resistant
39mm case diameter
11.8mm thin
18mm strap width at lugs
double domed front sapphire crystal with AR coating
rear sapphire crystal


signed deployant buckle
genuine chocolate calf leather strap with signed burgundy lining (for burgundy, racing green and navy dials)
genuine navy calf leather strap with signed burgundy lining (for salmon, chocolate and ivory dials)

Buy a Millésime Merveilleux watch

You can preorder the new watches at Millésime’s website, at the pre-order price of $398 US Dollars. The first 30 pre-order clients will also receive a pair of Millésime Double Ten Cufflinks (worth $298) in Rose Gold tone or Stainless Steel.

Only a limited allocation of watches is for sale at the pre-order price, and the pre-order will close once this threshold has been reached with the price increasing to £648 – so act quickly if these press your buttons!

By Mike Richmond

Mike spends what little spare time he has writing for WRUK; and what little money he makes building up his collection of timepieces.

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