Hi Raphael,


My new Akkord Modular arrived quickly and safely on Monday morning and I am very pleased with it.  The case finishing is exceptional and the design and function of the watch are also excellent.  The accuracy of the movement thus far has been very good and is well regulated.  I have received many compliments on the watch so far from others.  Thanks again for designing and building such a great timepiece!  Have a nice week.


Best Regards,

J. S. 




I have received my watch and I am delighted with it. Thank you for providing not only a superb product, but also a most straightforward, sensible and efficient purchasing experience.  Bravo!
With kind regards,
C. F.




Good evening Raphael 


Thank you - the watch was delivered today and we are extremely pleased with it. The watch is going to London as it is a present for my son. I am sure my son will be very happy with the watch as he works as a designer for P.... He has always had a love of watches and loved the design of your watch that he found on the Internet.


Thank you for keeping us informed about the delivery and we wish you every success for the future.


Kind Regards

L. H.




Hi Raphael, 

Thanks for expediting the delivery of the wrist watch. It's a gorgeous piece that I look forward to wearing for all occasions. I've already had several compliments and my girlfriend loves it. Keep up the excellent work and service!


Best regards,





Dear Raphael,


the watch arrived safely on friday. I am very pleased with the design & finsih. Many thanks for you help with purchase.







Hello Raphael,


Thank you for your email and correspondence over the past few weeks. I am happy to report that the watch was delivered! And my boyfriend was delighted with the watch, it made our graduation extra special. It's a beautiful watch which I am sure he will be showing off to everyone!


Once again thank you for your time and efforts, it is hugely appreciated. I will be recommending your company to everyone!


Best wishes,


L. W.




Hi Raphael


The watch arrived yesterday and in a word 'beautiful'. 


I will update you as to what kind of response it gets from my Japanese friends in the near future. 


I can't imagine why they are not popular here other than lack of marketing exposure - usually anything minimal, carefully  designed and German/European is very sought-after here.


Best regards.






Thanks for your email!  I picked it up at the Fedex office yesterday, and am wearing it now.  It's a wonderful watch--beautiful and remarkably practical.




T. J.




Dear Mr. Ickler,


I got the watch. It looks even better than the pictures. Love it!






Thanks Raphael!

As said I've been very happy with your watch. Thanks for making something a bit different. Nerds like me really appreciate stuff like this. :)




Hello Raphael,


I just got the watch and I have to say: I'm in love! :)

It's awesome, thank you very much!


Best regards,





Hi Raphael,


thank you. I just got it toady. Absolutly stunning work!


Have a great weekend 





Dear Mr. Ickler,


I have received the watch today and it’s very beautiful. I really like the design wouldn’t want it to be anything else. It does look tiny a bit larger than expected, as some people might have mentioned that they prefer 40/38mm case diameter. The lugs don’t overhang on my wrist so I think it’s great, and the last hole of the strap actually works for my small wrist.


Thank you very much for such a nice watch and the great service you have provided. I would certainly recommend Defakto to the others when opportunity presents.



C. L.




Hello Raphael


My watch has arrived as promised today. I am very happy with it and feel it is a good addition to my collection. My partner also really likes it and has enquired as to whether you plan on releasing a female collection of watches?








Dear Raphael,


Sorry for the late reply, wanted to wear it for a while before I tell you how I feel with it!


Thank you so much for sending me such a nice watch! The casing is really nice, its hard to find a word to exactly describe how I feel about it. Simple but very smart and grand looking indeed. Really great work Raphael! Will definitely buy again in the future. Will you have new design in the near future? Its not like I don't find the current designs appealing, I quite like the Bronze Akkord Modular to be honest. Well, big thanks again!


Kind regards,







I received my watch. I just want to tell you that it's a beautifully designed and crafted watch. I'm a User Experience and Graphic Designer and the Akkord reminds me so much of Ulm, Dieter Rams and of course, the Bauhaus movement...Bravo! 






I have received this  beautiful instrument. I am grateful for the opportunity to wear it.  Please thank the designers and crafts people who made it.  I plan to purchase several more from your catalogue as gifts for colleagues.   Again, many thanks.  T. D.



Watch arrived - very elegant - time simplified - delighted with it!!!



Vielen Dank!