Up-to-the-minute news and announcements about watch brands and the watch industry.

Watches Flea Market: Is this a Watch Lovers Dream or Nightmare?

Yesterday a reader  sent me this photo where there were bins and bins of these pieces at a flea market. My first reaction was, “Wow, where is that , I’m going right now to dig through these bins — maybe I’ll find a great piece. It’s a treasure trove!”  My second thought was, “Wow, all those pieces…

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Up Close and Personal with the Bremont Codebreaker – A Tribute to WWII History (video and original pics)

Last night we had the opportunity to spend quality time with our good friends at Bremont Watch Company, and we got the chance to really see and touch the new Codebreaker watch. History lovers are going to go in big for this one—because it celebrates the thousands who worked tirelessly in England during World War…

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Throwbacks: A Look at some 20th Century Wristwatches

  As more and more brands look to their archives for inspiration, we decided it would be interesting to pull out a few of our older average-retail-priced 1980’s and 1990’s timepieces and take a  look at their size and design. Just for the fun of it. We also added a 1940’s Bulova — just because…

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Commentary: What Inspires YOU?

Recently, I was asked a very simple question: “What inspires you?”  Before I could answer, I realized that it was not such a simple question. It has many aspects. Naturally, being a journalist, my first reaction was to ask: “What inspires me in what way? To do something? To write something?” etc. Then I stopped…

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Don’t Buy that Mechanical Watch Until You’ve Read This

  If you haven’t yet purchased your first good luxury mechanical wristwatch, it is time to do so. There is so much to be said for the craftsmanship and fine-tuned technological workmanship that goes into a mechanical wristwatch. Typically, these timepieces have hundreds of tiny components all inside the case that work harmoniously to track…

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Ikepod Founder, Oliver Ike, Unveils the new A. Manzoni & Fils Canopus Weekplanner

As you may have already noticed, this week’s watch coverage thus far is about new watches. The one we are about to cover is a new venture — so new that it can be found on Kickstarter — a group funding project open to anyone wishing to invest in getting this Swiss-made timepiece line off…

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