Posted on 26 April 2014 by Patrick Kansa
Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, 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 rather impressive mechanical watches on tap, as well as a crazy set of Amazon reviews. 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.
And now, let’s come back to our own pages. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 April 2014 by Matt Himmelstein
Victorinox, yes the Victorinox that makes the ubiquitous Swiss Army Knife, has been in the watch business for a while. While a number of their watch offerings have been attractive, I rarely see something from them that makes me want to buy one. Well, I think they found their sweet spot, at least when it comes to what I like in a sports watch. A limited edition, Swiss automatic chronograph dive watch, and a serious dive watch at that. Continue Reading
Posted on 14 October 2011 by Patrick Kansa
When it comes to watches, you’ve got them coming with Swiss parts, or perhaps even Swiss-made. You want one that’s truly Swiss, through and through? Then you should be taking a look at Victorinox, aka “The Swiss Army” folks. It’s not the first time I’ve written about one, but they’ve brought out some new models, and this one grabbed my attention.
Posted on 02 September 2011 by Patrick Kansa
Looks like Victorinox didn’t to let B&R (amongst others) be the only ones digging into their own past for a new collection. Not surprisingly, they’re calling it the Classic model. What does all of this reminiscing get you? Let’s have a closer look. Continue Reading
Posted on 09 August 2010 by John Biggs
I’ve always wanted a mechanical Swiss Army watch. It’s been a private dream of mine, stuck somewhere between the jet-pack and dating Milla Jovovich. I know that Victorinox once made mechanicals but now they’re making them again, and I couldn’t be happier. There are two models one with an “olive and cream dial with luminescent hands and numerals on a genuine brown leather strap for $1695 and a black dial with PVD case and bracelet for $1895, not too bad for a Valjoux 7750. The model first appeared with a quartz movement but now is going automatic. Huzzah!