Introducing the Maen Manhattan

May 23, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

If you didn’t see any pictures, and I told you another thin (under 7mm) quartz-driven watch hit Kickstarter, you would probably be on to the next article without a second thought. Fortunately, we do have images, and as you can see there up above (and down below), the Maen Manhattan is not your average watch…



BREAKING NEWS: $425K Asprey Mystery Clock stolen from M.S. Rau Antiques

May 22, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Occasionally, clocks and watches make the news due to villainy. We’re shocked when it does, and it happened again over this weekend at the Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show in Chicago. Missing is the Asprey Mystery Clock, valued at $425,000 USD.



Make a better choice than I did: get an Airman Purist for really cheap

May 22, 2017 . by John Biggs

Last week I finally pulled the trigger on a Glycine Airman ($695 on Jomashop) but I had to decide between a Purist model with a true 24-hour movement and a standard model with steel band. I chose the steel band model – I liked the styling better – but now I wish I had waited…



Field testing the Aevig Corvid

May 22, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Whenever a brand reaches out to see if we want to take a look at a new watch, I generally start from a position of “yeah, why not?” In other words, the watch is innocent until proven guilty. Sure, there have been some, shall we say, less-than-preferable pieces crossing the review desk with that policy….



Hands on Kickstarter’s Tate Wade Bokeh

May 19, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

The camera-design inspired watch has a Swiss movement in a black PVD stainless steel case and sapphire crystal.



No Boys Allowed: new Victorinox I.N.O.X. V

May 18, 2017 . by Jim Manley

If the feminist enforcers at Jezebel or Mic ever get hold of the press release for the new Victorinox I.N.O.X. V “ladies’ timepiece” they will rend their garments and burn the atelier to the ground.  I’ll leave clichés about “today’s empowered women” and “a mad dash across a rush-hour station on high heels” to them. But…



Help bring Marie Antoinette’s Watch to life!

May 17, 2017 . by John Biggs

I’m crowdfunding the audiobook of Marie Antoinette’s Watch. I’m offering a special deal for WWR readers: you can get the MP3 download for $3 with this SECRET link. Want a signed copy? Click this link for a $15 signed book/MP3 download deal. Please support the campaign early so we can get a little momentum and…