Posted on 13 December 2013 by Patrick Kansa
I like to think of WWR as being the home of affordable watch reviews and articles. Yes, I am interested in higher-end watches (and you’ll see me write about those here and at aBlogtoWatch), but the affordable end of the spectrum will always hold a special place in my horological heart. That’s a long way of saying that I’m fairly certain I’ve found about the best bargain you could hope for in a digital watch. Continue Reading
Posted on 04 December 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Our pal Matt Himmelstein is back with a rather interesting Kickstarter watch that features a titanium dial with a rather interesting feature. Read on to learn more about the piece.
Posted on 08 November 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Do you know someone that works with stone, maybe a contractor, or mason? Do you know a Freemason in need of a gift? The Lexell Stone Watch may be just what you need. For $109, or $197 for 2, this Kickstarter project will provide you with a fairly unique twist on a standard looking three hand quartz. Continue Reading
Posted on 26 April 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Right now, the three-ring circus known as Baseworld is going on, and the folks over at ABlogToWatch are checking out more watches in an hour that we probably all see (hands-on) in a year. One very intriguing one popped on their pages, and I wanted to point it out to you. Continue Reading
Posted on 24 April 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Every now and again, you’ll see something pop up on the watch forums, and you think “Why not? I’ll take a flier on that one.” That’s what happened to me when I ran across someone selling HMT Pilot watches, direct from the factory in India. Continue Reading
Posted on 27 February 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Watch, that is! To be sure, many of use have likely have thoughts bouncing around of sourcing our own movement, case (or machining our own), so on and so forth. But what about a quartz-driven digital model? Continue Reading
Posted on 05 February 2013 by Patrick Kansa
Yesterday, we saw our initial foray (at least for this blog) into the Orient catalog, taking a look at the popular Mako. Today, we’ll have a look at another very visually similar model, and see how it differentiates itself. Continue Reading
Posted on 04 February 2013 by Patrick Kansa
If you’ve been perusing forums and review sites look for a deal on an affordable automatic watch, you’ve no doubt run across Orient, either in terms of folks talking about the brand, or from an ad you’ve seen. Today, we’ll take a look at the first of two models that were sent over for review from them.