Les Rhabilleurs is a watch magazine created 6 years ago by Gabriel Vachette. As a visionary editor, he takes perverse pleasure in breaking the « luxury watches » world’s codes by bringing his creative and strategic savoir-faire along with a little extra of impertinence required to enthrall readers with varied interests. He surrounds himself with a just as motivated team with whom he makes the bet of quality rather than quantity. The name « Les Rhabilleurs » reveals their watchmaking vision and style. This term embodies their editorial policy whom objective is to provide a more « lifestyle » view of watchmaking while producing their own creations (photo-reports, videos, test, etc.).
The world of vintage and collectors' watches is full of all kinds of hazards and traps: repainted dials, reassembly, or other "Frankenwatches" are everywhere. We've all done it, are doing it, and will make future mistakes. When collecting, as with other fields, errors constitute a necessary stage of learning. Indeed, [...]