Archive | March, 2013

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Historical Horology: The Micro Rotor

Posted on 31 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



I’m a big fan of mechanical watches (because it’s a miniature machine on your wrist – how is that not cool?), but when you get into automatics, you invariably see case thickness increase (as compared to a hand-wound), due to the space needed for the rotor.  Well, all the way back  Continue Reading

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Another DIY Watch

Posted on 30 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



In an earlier post, I brought to your attention a watch you could build yourself.  If you’ve already done that one (or just are looking for something to do on a lazy weekend), this is another great (and affordable option). Continue Reading

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REVIEW: Skywatch Chrono

Posted on 29 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa


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So, the other day (see here) when I brought up the Touch of Modern sale on Skywatch, I said a review was forthcoming.  That day is finally here. Continue Reading

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A Pocket Watch For The People

Posted on 28 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



No, don’t worry, this isn’t some sort of communist sort of screed we’re endorsing here – just an intriguing new watch (of the pocket variety) from the minds over at People People. Continue Reading

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How About A Breitling Deal?

Posted on 27 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



Matt tipped me off to this deal, and while I think the audience for this make (at least on this blog) is smaller, it might be helpful to someone looking for their “grail”.  From Matt: Continue Reading

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Altered Geometry

Posted on 27 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



Often times, when we are looking at watches, we’ll be hit with one of a handful of shapes – generally circle or square, and sometimes a rectangle (lets leave the semantics of square/rectangle aside for now).  With the new brand, Aark CollectiveContinue Reading

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REVIEW: Gavox Curtiss P-40 Military Time

Posted on 26 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa


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Today brings us to the second sample that Gavox sent over for us to review, which is also part of their Curtiss P-40 lineup.  While yesterday’s example had a more simple presentation, today’s watch has the addition of one of my favorite complications. Continue Reading

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Psst! Looking for a Glycine Deal?

Posted on 25 March 2013 by Patrick Kansa



Then today is your lucky day – and will be for the next three days. Continue Reading

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