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Yo Ho Ho and a Wristwatch

Posted on 08 May 2014 by Matt Himmelstein

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Do you celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day?  Should you?  Do you need a watch for it?  Well, Ballast has you covered, along with anyone else who has a bit of the Pirate in them, with the Jolly Roger Watch.  Adorned with the skull and crossbones of the Jolly Roger made famous by movie pirates everywhere, the watch adds a little edge, or playfulness, to your daily wear.

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Mytro Is Here!

Posted on 03 May 2014 by John Biggs


I’m pleased to announce that Mytro is now available on It’s available as an ebook now but will be available as a paperback shortly.

It’s been a long road and it’s been a great deal of fun building a book and learning about self-publishing. I’m glad I got to share it with you.

I’ll be offering a few things in the next few weeks to sweeten the pot for buyers but anything you can do to help out in these crucial first few says would be amazing. I appreciate your support and look forward to your thoughts on the book!

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Bathys Goes Atomic

Posted on 14 April 2014 by Matt Himmelstein


Do you want an accurate watch?  Is a certified automatic too inaccurate and a quartz too, well, uninteresting?  How about an atomic clock.  Not a quartz watch that uses the atomic clock broadcasts, but an honest to goodness atomic clock that you can wear on your wrist?  Well Bathys has the Kickstarter project for you, the World’s 1st Atomic Wristwatch. Continue Reading

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Mondaine Announces Helvetica Line Of Font-Inspired Watches

Posted on 27 March 2014 by John Biggs


Mondaine, popping off the Swiss Rail tracks for a bit, has announced what they’re calling the Helvetic Series, a simple, three-handed wristwatch that features – you guessed it – Helvetica writing on the face. It’s not robotic signing bird, but damn if that isn’t a good idea.
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The Artya “Self Defense” Buckle

Posted on 25 March 2014 by John Biggs

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Arnold & Son Have Been Busy

Posted on 24 March 2014 by Matt Himmelstein

Arnold & Son, the Swiss haute watchmakers, have been busy of late and have announced several new watches to be shown at Baselworld.  2014 is also the 250th anniversary for the brand, so it seems that parties are taking a back seat to new watches.

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Movado Dresses Up A Chronograph

Posted on 20 March 2014 by Patrick Kansa


Movado is a brand we’ve not covered too much on the site, as they don’t seem to really capture the attention of watch lovers. I myself hadn’t paid much attention to the brand (other than a rather unique solid gold one a family member had for awhile) until a co-worker stopped by, rather excited to show me his newest watch. As you can tell by even a quick look at the pictures, this particular model comes from their Museum line, which is delineated (at least in my mind) by the silver dot that shows up at 12 o’clock. Continue Reading

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Helgray Takes to the Sky

Posted on 17 March 2014 by Matt Himmelstein

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Helgray Watches out of Montreal Canada has a fairly ambitious project, launching 4 new military themed watches on kickstarter.  The watches cetainly have some common DNA across the styles, but they all use unique movements and complications.  Helgray is rolling out the Field Officer, a 3 hander with date; the California, with a sub dial for seconds at 6:00; the GMT, which provides a second time zone; and the Skyfighter, a dual register chronograph with date. Continue Reading

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