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Singapore News: Big Time appointed as authorized dealer of Orient watches
Big Time has been appointed as an authorized dealer for Orient watches. They have been appointed by Orient Watch Company itself and their stocks are directly imported from the Orient. Local fans of Japanese watches can now purchase Orient watches at their showrooms at Sims Avenue and Takashimaya Shopping Centre.
Here’s a message from the towkay, Leslie Chang posted on his blog:
Orient brand name has been left without an agent in Singapore since the
early 90’s. Unknown to many, the company was established since 1950 and
is now part of the Seiko Epson family.
According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orient_Watch,
“as of 2006, Orient Watch has the largest Japanese mechanical movement
production exceeding Seiko’s and Citizen’s combined production
figures.” Thus, it was no surprise that I have been receiving enquiries
for these watches recently. I have also learned that some watch
enthusiasts have purchased latest Orients from Thailand (where the
brand enjoys a good presence), via internet or local grey imports. This
phenomenon had prompted me to make direct contact with the
manufacturer. I am glad that the good people at Orient have responded
positively. So here’s the good news for all Japanese mechanical watch
lovers. The latest collection from Orient watches is now officially
available at Big Time.