Longines Clous De Paris

October 25, 2006 . by John Biggs

Saw this in real life and it really looks nice. Longines is really turning into a major watch player. These should be in the $3000+ range. PROFESSIONAL WATCHES™: Longines Clous De Paris

Some of My Collection for Sale

October 24, 2006 . by John Biggs

Two pieces from my extended collection are for sale, $100 each, shipped. First, you have the Sorna Bullhead Chrono – manual wind – which I reviewed here. It’s in perfect condition on a black leather band. Then we have an automatic Zodiac GMT in fair condition. It’s a bit aged but runs well and all…

Review: Fossil FX6001 Bluetooth Watch

October 23, 2006 . by John Biggs

I wrote a review of Fossil’s Bluetooth watch over at CrunchGear.com. The watch is cool, very stylish, but it might be a bit expensive for it’s one cool feature – it gives you a called ID readout on some Symbian-based phones. It’s cool, but I’m waiting for the next incarnation. Fossil FX6001 Bluetooth Watch Hands…

Blancier Poker Face

October 23, 2006 . by John Biggs

Blancier has done it again with the Poker Face, a new face for their do-it-yourself line of timepieces. The watch face features card pips and you can even get your lucky number engraved on the crown. Mine would be 3,044,223,332. They would need to add a big crown. In other news, Blancier is also planning…

Rado Gets Fishy with Nobu

October 23, 2006 . by John Biggs

I’ve never been to Nobu but I hear their fish and chips are excellent. Designed for chef Nobu Matsuhisa, this ceramic beauty is scratchproof and heat resistant. It’s also kind of pretty. The Nobu Special Sintra XXL Automatic was designed using the original shape and body of the Sintra XXL. Enhanced features include eight blue…

Swatch Group Aquires Dial Maker MOM Le Prélet SA

October 20, 2006 . by John Biggs

I’m really jet-lagged so I’ll just paste the release. The Swatch Group Ltd. acquired with immediate effect 100% of the shares of the watch dial manufacturer MOM Le Prélet SA in Les Geneveys-sur-Coffrane (Switzerland) from the owners, Ms. Monique Giorgis, Messrs. Olivier Schwab and Jean-Marie (Mario) Schwab. Mr. Olivier Schwab, current main shareholder and General…

TokyoFlash Retsu

October 17, 2006 . by John Biggs

Another day, another TokyoFlash watch. This is 1.4-ounce Retsu. When you press a button, the lights race up and blink the time, one digit at a time. It costs $130 and your pride, so be ready to cough it up. Product Page [TokyoFlash]