Disappearing Watch Winder

December 30, 2005 . by scott

I’ve been jet-setting quite a bit lately, so I don’t recall if it was on a flight from Chicago or from Baltimore, but I recently perused the pages of The Robb Report Collection, because of course I exemplify the luxury lifestyle. And I stumbled upon Wind Me Up: Orbita a lovely article by Christian Gullik….

Interchangeable Watch Models

December 30, 2005 . by scott

Ernie over at Watchuseek has an interesting feature on JAPY Modele 08 Chronographe. This watch has a stainless steel case with measurements of 49x41mm and a height of 15mm. It features a diver bezel, dome sapphire crystal, water resistance to 100 meters and an unusual push button mechanism. Plus, you can change the module in…

Congratulations and Welcome the Newest Watch Blogger!!

December 28, 2005 . by scott

WWR founder, blogger extraordinaire, and gadget god John welcomed his firstborn son and heir into the world today. A healthy, strapping young lad, the young Biggs weighed in at an impressive 9.5 pounds, with a wrist big enough to sport a 44mm Panerai Luminor Marina with style and aplomb. Congratulations to John and his lovely…

Super Watch – Phone, Camera, Your Mom

December 27, 2005 . by John Biggs

Holy cats. What is this? Looks like it’s a real product, actually announced in 2003, but it looks like Dick Tracy had a baby. It Slices, It Dices [Gizmodo]

Review: Swatch Automatc

December 27, 2005 . by John Biggs

A hilarious review of a Swatch automatic compared to a JLC manual wind – which one do you think wins? More importantly, there are a few refinements in the 21-jewel Swatch movement (an ETA 2842, a famous movement also used by Omega, Oris, and Raymond Weil, among other adult watches that you can find in…

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah

December 23, 2005 . by John Biggs

Hey, all. Thanks for reading WWR all year and we hope to offer more fun watch news and views in the next. This blog is a labor of love and your comments and regular readership makes it worth the while.

When Omega Goes Wrong

December 22, 2005 . by John Biggs

OmegaBlogger brings this monster out from the depths of hell. This watch was won by the World Famous Davis Love III for scoring an Eagle on the 9th Hole a par 5 with an island green at the Million Dollar Challenge in Sun City!!!!! Incredible watch. One Of One!!!!! HUGE Omega Solid 18kt Seamaster Professional…