Burtley & Baines DEVA 40MM 1ST EDITION watch review


Today I’m reviewing the Deva 40mm 1st edition watch from Burtley & Baines. View their full collection here www.burtleyandbaines.co.uk

Deva 40mm 1st edition watch from Burtley & Baines


First let’s quickly run over the features/details of this watch:

      +     Bezel & Buckle: Gold Plated/ 316L Polished Silver
      +     Dial: White Copper
      +     Indexes & Hands: Gold Plated/ 316L Polished Silver
      +     Movement: Swiss Ronda 762 Quartz
      +     Water Resistance: 5ATM
      +     Glass: Crystal Sapphire
      +     Strap: Genuine Leather
      +     Dial Diameter: 40mm
      +     Crown Size: 4mm
      +     Strap Thickness: 2mm
      +     Lug Width: 20mm
      +     Case Thickness: 7mm
      +     Min. Length: 150mm
      +     Max Length: 195mm       

Price: £110

I’ve had this beauty for a little over a month now (I don’t mess about with my watch reviews!) and I really love it. My watch arrived very quickly and came in a black box embossed with the Burtley & Baines logo ‘We wanted to represent the feeling of power & elegance that wearing a Burtley & Baines watch gives you and this has been constructed perfectly within the form of the Burtley & Baines Lion‘ after first trying on the watch I can assure you they have achieved an elegant feel with the design.

The dial has a very clear minimalist design, adding to the classic premium feel of the watch. There’s no second hand, something I was admittedly slow to pick up on. It’s not a feature I’ve got with any of my other watches but I have to say I think it compliments the whole premium luxury feel of the watch very well.

This watch sits incredibly well on the wrist, with a case that’s just 7mm thick making it extremely comfortable.  This also fits in with the smart appearance of the watch, something I’d happily wear out to a posh restaurant and the like.

Deva 40mm 1st edition watch from Burtley & Baines Side View


Let’s talk movement. The Deva 40mm first edition features a Swiss Ronda 762 Quartz. This is a 4 jewel, gold plated movement with a standard battery life of 10 years. It’s a high quality quartz movement specially for 2 handed watches.RONDA normtech

The watch has a genuine leather strap embossed with ‘BURTLEY & BAINES’. It’s genuine leather, nice and comfortable as you’d expect. At 150mm – 195mm it will fit most wrists. I’ve worn this out on plenty of occasions and I haven’t had any discomfort like I would occasional get with other watches, where you end up being a little irritated, so this is a plus.


My Conclusion:

I’ve had plenty of time to wear this watch to my hearts content and am thoroughly happy I was given the chance to review it.  It’s been comfy and stylish throughout, quite a few friends of mine have noticed it and complimented on how nice it looked. Putting everything into perspective I’d say this watch is good value at £110. And I’d be more than happy to recommend this to anyone i knew.

I like the whole Burtley & Baines brand as a whole. They have a great collection so far and I’m sure if you’r not quite a fan of this one, you’ll find another watch by them that you’ll want. The only thing I believe they are currently missing that I would suggest is possibly a version with a 36mm case for women (perhaps in the future eh!).

Have a look at their full collection below. And head over to their website here www.burtleyandbaines.co.uk

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