This Father’s Day it’s Time to Get Dad a Real Gift


by John Sealander  

Doesn’t Dad Deserve Something Special on his Special Day?

Father's DayFather’s Day is just around the corner. With all Dad has done for you, isn’t it time to do something special for him? This year, instead of another boring belt, tie or bathrobe, how about a really nice watch? Watches are in this year, and with so many exciting new timepieces to choose from, we can almost guarantee that there’s a watch that your Dad would be proud to wear on his wrist.

Today, it’s easy to find a fine timepiece in just about every price range to match your Dad’s personal taste. Is Dad a cyclist or a runner? Does he like the outdoors? Or is he a globe-trotting businessman? Whatever your Dad’s personality, there’s a watch that will suit him perfectly.

Johan Eric Helsingør

The Johan Eric Helsingør is a masterpiece of understated simplicity. This classic Danish design features a clean, easy-to-read two-hand dial with distinctively shaped triangular indices. This is a watch that is equally at home in both dressy and casual situations. The slim, modern lines of the 40 mm Helsingør will appeal to the Dad who appreciates quality, craftsmanship and great value. This distinctive watch is available in a wide variety of color combinations, including stainless steel, IP rose gold, and IP plated black. All models can be equipped with either an elegant genuine leather strap or an integrated stainless steel bracelet.

Giulio Romano Termoli

The massive 46 mm Giulio Romano Termoli will appeal to the man who likes a modern, European look. This stunning Italian design features a high-tech aluminum case with dramatic raised numbers on the bezel. The historic clock tower in Termoli, Italy served as the inspiration for this uncluttered, minimal three-hand configuration. There’s nothing old-fashioned about this fashion-forward watch, however. With a colorful case and dial and comfortable silicon strap, the Giulio Romano Termoli is perfect for the confident man who respects the past and has his eyes focused on the future.

Viceroy Real Madrid

The sporting Dad will love the distinctive Viceroy Men’s Real Madrid Chronograph. This distinctive Spanish design features the coat of arms of the popular Real Madrid professional soccer team engraved on the case back. The professional chronograph has two easy-to-read subdials that allow you to time virtually any event, plus a third subdial that indicates the date. There is also a handy tachymetre scale on the stainless steel chapter ring. For fans of the Real Madrid football club, the Viceroy Real Madrid Chronograph is a must have fashion accessory and precision timing instrument. For all other Dads, the Real Madrid is a brilliant, and seldom seen addition to any watch collection.

Viceroy Real Madrid – 432835-55 – $570
Viceroy Real Madrid - 432835-55
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Rudiger Dresden

Timepieces in the Rudiger Dresden Collection will appeal to the man who appreciates the masculine look of fine machinery. This German inspired design takes its inspiration from the German city that was the home of the Leica camera. Available in both three-hand and chronograph versions, Rudiger Dresden watches exemplify German engineering at its very best. This beautifully engineered timepiece can be equipped with an integrated stainless steel bracelet or a crocodile patterned leather strap. It’s perfect for the Dad who appreciates the masculine appeal of German engineering.

Rudiger Dresden – R1000-09-007 – $850
Rudiger Dresden - R1000-09-007
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Ferragamo 1898

The elegant Men’s Ferragamo 1898 is perfect for the Dad who insists on making a good impression on all occasions. With its sophisticated white textured dial and brushed and polished stainless steel bracelet, this classic three-hand configuration with the designer’s signature on the bezel conveys an unmistakable sense of luxury that only Ferragamo can provide.

Ferragamo 1898 – F62LBQ9902 S099 – $995
Ferragamo 1898 - F62LBQ9902 S099
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GV2 Parachute

Last, but certainly not least, is the boldly styled GV2 Parachute. This rugged looking 48 mm professional diver chronograph features a unique high-visibility black and yellow unidirectional rotating bezel, along with a textured black dial with three well-placed subdials for timing events. If Dad enjoys water sports or diving, this is the perfect watch for him. With a dial that is easy-to-read under the most adverse conditions and a case that’s water resistant to 165 feet, this is a watch that’s ready for anything.

GV2 Parachute – 3000B – $1995
GV2 Parachute - 3000B
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How to Buy

Your Dad is special. Give him some quality time this year. A fine timepiece is something that your Dad will enjoy for a lifetime. With Father’s Day only a week away, you don’t want to wait much longer to get Dad the watch he really deserves. It’s time to find a reputable watch retailer near you and show Dad the time of his life.

For help with your decision or with making your purchase, contact Mimi by email or call her at 845-425-9882.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, directed by company founder and long-time creative force in the watch business Samuel Friedmann, is the exclusive US representative for select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sporty timepieces at a wide range of price points. Additionally, Group Gevril operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Mimi, Customer Service Representative, by email or call her at 845-425-9882.

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This Father’s Day Show Dad the Time of His Life

Father's Day



by John Sealander  

Give Dad Quality Time

Father’s Day is only weeks away. Instead of another tie or a pair of Argyle socks, perhaps it’s time to give Dad something he really wants on his special day. Wouldn’t Dad like to receive a handsome new wristwatch? Of course he would.

With so many exciting styles and models to choose from, it’s not hard to find a watch that perfectly matches Dad’s personality. Start with the selections shown below. You’ll find fine timepieces in every price range for the sportsman, adventurer, or businessman in your life.

Johan Eric Watches

Johan Eric WatchesWhen Dad goes off to work, he’ll look his very best with a Johan Eric Tondor on his wrist. This handsome tonneau-shaped design features a classic three-hand configuration with a beautiful, integrated mesh band. With its vacuum ion plated rose gold bezel and indices, this slim, classically inspired watch looks much more expensive than it actually is.

For a minimalist, modern look, Dads will appreciate the stunning good looks of the Johan Eric Hobro. The Hobro features an all black IP coated stainless steel case with a matching black dial. A black mesh band completes the stealthy look. The Hobro’s red tipped second hand and easy-to-read date wheel at 6 o’clock provide the perfect contrast to this understated appearance.

Rüdiger Watches

Rüdiger WatchesIf Dad likes water sports, he’ll love the Rüdiger Chemnitz. This classically styled diver watch features a stylish protected crown and a unidirectional, rotating stainless steel bezel marked in 60-minute increments. This rugged diver design is water resistant to 170 feet and can be fitted with your choice of a stainless steel bracelet or beautiful textured leather strap.

If you’re not going to give Dad a Porsche on his special day, you can certainly give him something that is characteristically German. The simple understated dial of the Rüdiger Siegen, with its small continuous seconds display, gives this unique watch a distinctly Bauhaus look. A beautiful rose gold crown provides an elegant accent to the harmonious design.

Giulio Romano Watches

Giulio Romano WatchesIs Dad fond of Italian style? You don’t need to buy him a Ferrari. Get him a Giulio Romano Piemonte timepiece instead. This surprisingly affordable luxury timepiece will remind you of some of the world’s most exclusive sporting and yachting watches. The Piemonte features a beautifully finished dial with bold sans-serif numbers. Three well-placed subdials indicate the day, date, and 24-hour time. From the massive stainless steel screws securing the bezel, to the precisely knurled crown and pushers, this precision timepiece exhibits a level of quality that is extremely difficult to find in this price range.

If Dad always fancied himself as a racing driver, you’ll definitely want to get him the spectacular Giulio Romano Pescara driver’s multifunction watch. This specialized timepiece features oversized, color-coded pushers to make adjustments easy, even while wearing driving gloves. The Pescara is fitted with a thick, genuine leather strap that complements the case with decorative topstitching and colorfully edged ventilation holes that match the hands and indices.

Gevril GV2 Timepieces

GV2 WatchesDoes Dad have a flamboyant personality? Maybe he deserves something extravagant in return. The Limited Edition Gevril GV2 Fiamme exudes strength and power. From the fiery red crown to the beautifully textured dial, the exclusive Fiamme has a stylish swagger that will appeal to the confident man who knows his own mind. This fabulous GV2 timepiece features stylized raised Roman numbers radiating from the center of the dial, with distinctive indices carved into the massive steel case. The entire effect is smart and sophisticated.

For Dads that deserve the very best, you can’t go wrong with the Limited Edition Gevril GV2 Corsaro Chronograph. This unique Swiss made timepiece features a massive two-layer 50 mm case with an oversize bezel attached with eight precision hex screws. The back features a glass window attached with sixteen screws to showcase the inner workings of the precision automatic chronograph movement. Everything about this dramatically styled watch has been designed to make a big statement.

Give Dad quality time this year. Give him a fine timepiece that he’ll enjoy for a lifetime. Father’s Day is coming soon so don’t delay. Contact Gevril Group by email or call Maria at 845-425-9882, and we’ll help you show Dad the time of his life.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the exclusive US representative for select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sports timepieces at a wide range of price points. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers.

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