5 Best 88 Rue Du Rhone Watches Review
Hello everyone, today we’re going to be taking a look at a few of the best Rue Du Rhone watches for men. I’ll also be taking a look at the overall quality of the brand and give you a bit of an insight to their history and where Rue Du Rhone watches are made.
Are 88 Rue Du Rhone watches any good?
So are 88 Rue Du Rhone watches any good? If you haven’t heard of this brand before I’m sure you’re eager to learn a bit more about them before you decide to part with any of your money.
88 Rue Du Rhone are a premium luxury Swiss watch brand that was established in 2012 by Elie and Pierre Bernheim, the grandsons of Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil. This independent brand was set up in La Chaux-de-Fonds which is where they still produce their watches.
The brand produces luxury timepieces that features their iconic double 8 signature in a variety of forms, some are subtle whilst others are more overt. The number 8 is considered to be a lucky number in many cultures, particularly Asia.
The 88 Rue Du Rhone watches represent elegance and excellence with their timepieces that combine innovation and tradition with fair and accessible pricing. With their years of family watchmaking know-how, Elie and Pierre Bernheim have put together a stunning collection of desirable watches.
You can learn more about the history of 88 Rue Du Rhone watches on their wiki page.
The first collection to be launched by 88 Rue Du Rhone was the ‘Double 8 Origin’ in 2012. This was made up of 100 quartz, automatic, and chronograph watches in sizes ranging from 29mm up to 45mm.
88 Rue Du Rhone watches was selected as the official watch partner for the Miami International Film Festival in 2014. They’ve also previously been the Official Watch & Timing Partner for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
All in all, I’m happy to say that 88 Rue Du Rhone watches are well made, appropriately priced timepieces that I’d be happy to wear on my wrist.
5 Best 88 Rue Du Rhone Watches For Men
Below I’ve put together a small list of 5 of the most popular Rue Du Rhone watches for men. This is just to give you an idea of a few of the styles and designs available from the brand.
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If you have any questions about any of the watches featured here simply comment below and I’ll try and help you out as soon as I can.
1. 88 Rue Du Rhone Men’s Double 8 Origin 42mm Watch
First up in today’s list of the most popular Rue Du Rhone watches is this large 42mm stainless steel timepiece that has a thickness of 10mm. The strap is also made of stainless steel and fastens with a push release style clasp.
The dial is actually a dark brown which is a little difficult to tell from the picture provided. This features slim baton style hour markers and a red seconds hand for an added hint of colour. There’s also a useful date display at the 3 o’clock position.
Powering this 88 Rue Du Rhone watch is a Swiss made quartz movement for reliable and accurate timekeeping. A sapphire crystal glass gives you excellent protection against scratches, it also has an anti-reflective coating to reduce glare. The 50m water resistance rating is also useful to have in my opinion.
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2. Men’s 88 Rue Du Rhone Rive Chronograph Watch
Up next on today’s list of the best 88 Rue Du Rhone watches for men is this chronograph stainless steel timepiece. This model has a 43mm stainless steel casing with a thickness of 11mm. The strap is also made of stainless steel and fastens with a push button deployment style clasp.
This understated Swiss made watch is fitted with a navy coloured dial with silver coloured hands and indexes. There are 3 chronograph sub-dials on display as well as a practical date indicator at the 4 o’clock position on the dial.
At the heart of this timepiece is an accurate and reliable Swiss made quartz movement. An anti-glare coated sapphire crystal glass gives you a high level of resistance from scratches. This Rue Du Rhone watch also has a 50m water resistance rating.
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3. 88 Rue Du rhone Men’s Double 8 Origin Chronograph Diamon Watch
Here we have a luxury Rue Du Rhone watch with a two tone stainless steel and rose gold PVD plated finish. The casing itself is 42mm in diameter and has a thickness of 11mm. The strap continues the two tone design and fastens with a push button deployment clasp.
The dial features this beautifully detailed design with is made up of lots of tiny ’88’ motifs. There’s a small diamond located at the 8 o’clock position on the dial which is an interesting added touch. The hands and hour markers are rose gold coloured and feature a coating of lume for better visibility in dim lit conditions. 3 chronograph sub-dials and a small date indicator as also on display.
Of course, powering this luxury Swiss watch is a high end Swiss made quartz movement that gives you accurate and reliable timekeeping. An anti-glare coated sapphire crystal glass also provided you with a high level of scratch resistance. Like the previous 88 Rue Du Rhone watches, this model also has a 50m water resistance rating.
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4. 88 Rue Du Rhone Men’s Double 8 Origin 45mm Chronograph Watch
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In at number 4 we have this popular men’s all black watch from Rue Du Rhone. This timepiece is built with a 45mm black ion-plated stainless steel casing that has a thickness of 12mm. The strap is made of a soft genuine leather and fastens with a buckle style clasp.
Like the previous model, this Rue Du Rhone watch makes use of a detailed dial design with tiny ’88’ motifs. They’ve used numeral style hour markers and slim hands that have a coating of lume for better visibility in dim lit conditions. The 3 chronograph sub-dials use white detailing to make them stand out against the black background of the dial.
A Swiss quartz movement has been used, promising accuracy and requiring very little in terms of upkeep. A sapphire crystal glass offers protection against scratches and is coated with an anti-reflective coating to help to prevent glare. This timepiece also has a 50m water resistance rating.
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5. 88 Rue Du Rhone Men’s Double 8 Origin 42mm Watch
This is the final timepiece to feature in today’s list of the most popular 88 Rue Du Rhone watches for men. This attractive gents timepiece is built with a stainless steel 42mm casing that has a thickness of 10mm. It’s been paired up with a black genuine leather strap that features yellow coloured stitching that matches up with the detailing on the dial.
Speaking of the dial, it’s black with a slightly textured design like the previous models, however, it’s a little harder to see on this model. Yellow detailing for the seconds hand and 8 o’clock hour markers add a nice splash of colour to the dial design. There’s a handy date indicator at the 3 o’clock position on the dial as well.
Powering this beautiful 88 Rue Du Rhone Double 8 Origin watch is an impressive Swiss made quartz movement that means you get reliable and accurate timekeeping that requires very little maintenance. As with the previous watches, this model also features a tough sapphire crystal glass with an anti-reflective coating. It also has a 50m water resistance rating.
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Thanks for taking the time to read through today’s list of the best 88 Rue Du Rhone watches for men. What was your favourite timepiece featured today? Comment below and let us know.