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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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Do You Love Pokémon Enough to Spend $20,000 on a Pikachu Watch?

Watchmaker Romain Jerome has created some truly unique timepieces over the years featuring actual pieces of the Titanic, authentic moon dust, and even steel from the Statue of Liberty. But we’re having a hard time finding a way to justify the $20,000 price tag on this RJ X Pokémon watch.

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Andrew Liszewski

October 19th

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Arrr! Bell & Ross releases three new nautically-themed watches

smalltourb Avast, ye hearties! Prepare for your wrists to be boarded by these massive Bell & Ross mechanical watches. B&R is most famous for the aviation-themed pieces – all of them black and square with huge readable faces and handsome straps. Now they’ve taken that same aesthetic and pushed it out to sea, creating three fascinating pieces that look like a cross between a Bioshock… Read More

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John Biggs

September 29th

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The Robusto is one of the strongest and lightest watches in the crowdfunding universe

c5872518bdf9a5062e807039dbb4ae45_original Watches like the Omega Ploprof and, now, the bulbous-looking Robusto, are designed for rough and ready wear. The watch, created by a Dutch company called Time22 features a titanium case and automatic movement and should be able to withstand pressure, smacks, and damage. The watch is made of Grade 5 titanium and is water resistant to 200 meters. It runs an ETA or quartz movement and starts at… Read More

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John Biggs

September 13th

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The Robusto is one of the strongest and lightest watches in the crowdfunding universe

c5872518bdf9a5062e807039dbb4ae45_original Watches like the Omega Ploprof and, now, the bulbous-looking Robusto, are designed for rough and ready wear. The watch, created by a Dutch company called Time22 features a titanium case and automatic movement and should be able to withstand pressure, smacks, and damage. The watch is made of Grade 5 titanium and is water resistant to 200 meters. It runs an ETA or quartz movement and starts at… Read More

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John Biggs

September 13th

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Watch manufacturer Sinn loses its mind with a hybrid mechanical/Apple Watch band

Sinn-Dual-Strap-System-3 As we approach the coming mechanical watch apocalypse strange things will begin happening. Dogs and cats shall live together. Beloved watch brands shall buy each other for no good reason. And storied and historical watchmakers will bow to the will of Cupertino. Behold, then the first horseman: it’s called the Sinn Dual Strap System and it consists of two strap halves. On one half you… Read More

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John Biggs

August 15th

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Scuro’s titanium dive watch hits on all cylinders

77c24e7632b5ef6e63ec134ef2353d1d_original As TC’s resident watch hound I like to try to find you all a few interesting crowdfunded timepieces. What’s important to me, however, is the quality and the unqiueness of the piece. That’s why I like the perfect storm of crowdfunded watch magic called the Scuro. It is a massive dive watch with a unique design, titanium case, and automatic movement. Plus you get it for… Read More

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John Biggs

July 28th

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Art Mécanique kickstarts a mechanical watch with a few high-tech trimmings

ff97b5e32f6a48ead938e1c242f5d87d_original There is, to be sure, nothing new under the horological sun. However, by putting all of the old pieces together in new ways you end up with a watch that is both interesting and unique. Art Mécanique is a Swiss company that is crowdfunding a watch with a face made of concentric circles. The bottom half of the face is covered by a metal plate and you tell the time by looking at the top of… Read More

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John Biggs

July 7th

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