Author Archives: Patrick Kansa

Writer on, and amateur collector of, watches of all types. Along with my writings here, you can find additional watch-related thoughts from me over on aBlogtoWatch. If you're on Twitter, you'll find me there as @ABTW_Patrick (for the watch stuff) and @pkansa (for everything else).

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Watching The Web For September 20, 2014

Welcome back to our weekly installment, Watching the Web, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week (or so), as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a couple of articles on some things that are trying to disrupt the Swiss watch industry. After those, we’ll highlight (as usual) some of our more popular posts from the last week. Read on to see what we’ve got in store for you.

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Introducing REC Watches

If you have been reading our site for some time, you no doubt have caught on that I have been a fan of watches that manage to re-use materials. This most commonly takes the form of watches that house old movements brought back to life (ala Archer Watches or the Wrocket ), or perhaps materials being repurposed in the strap. When it comes to REC Watches, the recycled material actually shows up in the dial.

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Watching the Web for September 13, 2014

Welcome back to our weekly installment, Watching the Web, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week (or so), as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a hands-on look at a watch as new, more affordable Ressence, a watch from a company more known for their accessories, and the biggest news of the week, the Apple watch. After those, we’ll highlight (as usual) some of our more popular posts from the last week. Read on to see what we’ve got in store for you.

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Introducing The Tissot Visodate Milanais

Tissot is a brand that we do not often write about here. It is not because we have a dislike for the brand – far from it. It’s just that, for whatever reason, they seem to fly under our radar, even with their combination of affordability, styling, and Swiss movement. That certainly changed with one of their latest, the Tissot Visodate Milanais.