Archive | January, 2013

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Hmmm… A Bamboo Watch?

Posted on 30 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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I’ve reviewed some watches here that have been made of a variety of non-metallic materials, but this is the first one, I believe, that I’ve seen that utilizes bamboo to quite this extent. Continue Reading

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Quinting Looks Through Time

Posted on 29 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

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Obviously, the phrase “looking through time” has some more metaphysical connotations, more often than not.  Today, we’ll see that a watch brand out of France has made this a more concrete concept. Continue Reading

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RGM Celebrates Their 20th Anniversary

Posted on 28 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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And what better way for a watch brand could their be but to introduce a brand new watch that houses a completely new in-house movement? Continue Reading

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Historical Horology: Pocket Watches For The Chinese Market

Posted on 27 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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Alright, welcome to this Sunday’s edition of Historical Horology (well, that’s the name I’m giving it for now).  Today, we’ll be having a look at a writeup on some rather interesting antique pocketwatches that were designed specifically for the Chinese market. Continue Reading

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Ooh! Shiny!

Posted on 26 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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Say the word shiny, and many folks will interpret a different meaning.  For me, I tend to think of it in the Firefly sense, or perhaps in terms of folks who might get easily distracted by a shiny object.  Now, for that second camp, the Venn diagram intersects directly with us watch folks in today’s example from H20 Watches. Continue Reading

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The Oris Aquis Depth Gauge

Posted on 25 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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When it comes to dive watches, you have no end of choice, it seems, even within the higher-end mechanical realm.  However, when it comes to being truly functional as a dive watch, you generally don’t get much more than an elapsed time (via the bezel).  Oris is changing that with their new Aquis Depth Gauge. Continue Reading

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Weekend Wrist Check Over On FB

Posted on 25 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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Let’s try a little something here – I’ve put up a photo over on our Facebook page (found here) of what I’ve got on my wrist today.  Head on over, and let us know what you’re wearing either in the comments, or by posting up your own image.

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Benarus Has Bronze Morays Available

Posted on 24 January 2013 by Patrick Kansa

 

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I put this up on the Facebook page the other day, and I thought I’d spread the news here as well, for those of you not following us on FB. Continue Reading

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