HourTime Podcast: listen for free watch!

August 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

John and Victor discuss the Archimede GMT, Kickstarters who aren’t ETA snobs, and how you too, can get a free watch from John. Free watch? FREE WATCH!



The OMW Elementor is in living color

August 23, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Forged carbon fiber is, in many ways, a material that you need to see and feel in person to truly appreciate.  In photos, it can sometimes come across as looking like just another plastic resin.  That said, coming across the material – particularly in the form of a watch case – has been difficult.  There…



Christopher Ward C9 P2725 TM-B Limited Edition recalls the Battle of Britain

August 22, 2017 . by Jim Manley

“This was their finest hour.” Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, Christopher Ward commemorates what Winston Churchill envisaged would be the RAF’s proudest moment. This limited edition run of 100 watches is built from a heroically doomed RAF Hawker Hurricane that defended Buckingham Palace during the Battle of Britain.



Introducing the Hemel HFT20: A Seiko-powered chronograph for every budget

August 22, 2017 . by Jim Manley

If you were jazzed about the Glycine Airman John covered a couple of weeks ago, this new Hemel gives a lot of the same aesthetic, but with the choice of an automatic or mecha-quartz chronograph. Both are Seiko movements, and it’s great to see the automatic NE88 as an option alongside the ubiquitous VK64 mecha-quartz.



Introducing the Elegantsis JSK Series

August 21, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Elegantsis Watch Company is not a new company, but unless you live in Taiwan or it surroundings you may have never heard of them. The company is trying to change that with their new model which launched on Kickstarter on August 1, 2017. Elegantsis partnered with California based JKS Moto Co to create a new motorcycle…



Twist and shout! There’s a new Oris Big Crown ProPilot Worldtimer out!

August 18, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

When it comes to tracking multiple time zones on a watch, you’ve got quite a few options.  You of course have GMT complications (with an additional hand on the dial), world times (with all the time zones showing up), simple 12-hour bezels that can allow you track another time zone, as well as watches that…



Redefining the Classic Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris

August 17, 2017 . by Jeffrey Donenfeld

The Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Ceramic Clous De Paris is a brand new revitalization of the iconic brand’s classic line. These three new watches combine high-end materials including ceramic cases with refined and elegant lines and reserved styling into an eminently luxurious and wearable classic watch. Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Dros has been around making luxury…