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Defakto’s Vektor strikes a great balance as a minimalist, slim automatic watch

 Defakto is a small German watchmaker that has made a name for itself over the years thanks to the unique, but classic designs it boasts thanks to mark founder Raphael Ickler. The latest watch from Ickler and Defakto, the Vektor, continues this tradition of smart, minimalist looks, but adds a very slim case thanks to use of a Miyota 9015 automatic Japanese movement, and brings some extra… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

September 30th

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The Caliper Slide Rule Watch will help you multiply and divide in the coming end times

 When the apocalypse finally arrives, those with the booksmarts will be the upperymen. Maybe somebody you know will be the readerwriter and maybe somebody you know will learn how to make the brandywine and maybe you’ll have a bakerman among you but who will be the mather? The mather will be the one with the Slide Rule watch from Caliper, and friends, the mather can be you. This… Read More

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John Biggs

July 11th

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The Caliper Slide Rule Watch will help you multiply and divide in the coming end times

 When the apocalypse finally arrives, those with the booksmarts will be the upperymen. Maybe somebody you know will be the readerwriter and maybe somebody you know will learn how to make the brandywine and maybe you’ll have a bakerman among you but who will be the mather? The mather will be the one with the Slide Rule watch from Caliper, and friends, the mather can be you. This… Read More

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John Biggs

July 11th

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Swiss watch exports dropped for a third year in a row

 According to the watch press, this year’s Baselworld in Switzerland was a graveyard. “The Baselworld show, ended March 30, was grim,” said Joe Thompson in Watchtime Magazine, an enthusiast publication. In short, a once might industry is contracting at an alarming rate. A further harbinger of death is far simpler to understand. Swiss exports have fallen for the third year in… Read More

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John Biggs

May 18th

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The MWW Iconik 3 is an inexpensive automatic watch for military fans

 Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model, the Iconik 3 – the third in the Iconik line – is based on the Blancpain TR-900, a military spec diver’s watch used by navies worldwide in the 1960s. These waterproof workhorses are sought after collectables and the Iconik… Read More

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John Biggs

April 22nd

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MB&F HM7 Aquapod Tourbillon looks like it just rose from the briny deep

mb-f-hm7-aquapod-watch-17 It’s SIHH in Switzerland and that means all of the biggest and weirdest manufacturers are releasing their biggest and weirdest watches. Our favorite so far? This wild HM7 Aquapod, a watch that looks like it once attacked James Cameron while he was burbling around down in the Mariana Trench. Before we get to the bad news lets just revel in the majesty of this thing. It’s a… Read More

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John Biggs

January 17th

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I Am Lusting Over Sony’s New Paper-Thin E Ink Watch

Despite the added functionality that manufacturers keep trying to cram inside them, watches have always been, and will always be, a fashion accessory first. And that’s why we’re lusting over this new concept E Ink watch from Sony that can instantly change its design, but is also thinner than a credit card.

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Andrew Liszewski

January 7th

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The British-made Blacklamp Carbon watch is full of glowing goodness

screen-shot-2016-12-06-at-11-59-26-am Back when Britannia ruled the waves her beautiful lighthouses were wonders to behold. Many a sailor found solace in the pale light cast out over the ocean and now the Schofield Watch Company is celebrating these by releasing a watch that glows like a radioactive trash fire and is made almost entirely of carbon fiber. The Blacklamp Carbon is a mechanical watch with a few interesting facets.… Read More

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John Biggs

December 6th

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This crowdfunded watch looks like the Chrysler Building but was designed in Honolulu

c6048c69ffaa4fed2f9ac0fe1371f3b8_original The Skyscraper Art Deco Watch is a new crowdfunded piece by horologist Mark Carson and designer Richard Paige. Based on Art Deco skyscraper decoration – think the Empire State Building’s handsome arches or the swooping buttresses of Gotham city – this watch is interesting for a few reasons. First, this team has made some nice watches before. Their DouFace dual face watch… Read More

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John Biggs

November 20th

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This crowdfunded watch looks like the Chrysler Building but was designed in Honolulu

c6048c69ffaa4fed2f9ac0fe1371f3b8_original The Skyscraper Art Deco Watch is a new crowdfunded piece by horologist Mark Carson and designer Richard Paige. Based on Art Deco skyscraper decoration – think the Empire State Building’s handsome arches or the swooping buttresses of Gotham city – this watch is interesting for a few reasons. First, this team has made some nice watches before. Their DouFace dual face watch… Read More

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John Biggs

November 20th

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