March 22, 2007 . by John Biggs

So this is fairly interesting. It seems an enterprising watch lover has created a watch rental service that allows you to wear famous brand names on on for pennies to the dollar. I’ll have to give it a go, but the concept seems sound. Who wouldn’t want to wander around wearing a Zenith or IWC…

121Time Challenger Black Metal

March 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

121Time has launched another automatic model, the Challenger Black Metal. Cool enough. lets you pick out just about everything to do with your watch is actually quite affordable. For more DIY fun, check out 121Time Challenger Black Metal []

Are Watchmakers Doomed?

March 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

A nice thread about the creation of movements and the death of watchmaking. Among many other speculative reasons, my friend and recognized world wide authority in the world of fine timepieces, proposed an idea I had heard before, whispered between old timers for years, in this niche, curtained world of magic and mythology that is…

The Watch Zen Koan

March 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

Some prose poetry about watches… read it if you dare. Sure, if you want a traditional basic watch, you can easily find many, at any price range you want. So my point isn’t that these are going away—of course they aren’t. But the stuff that makes the news, the stuff that gets the attention and…

DNS Bloops

March 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

Sorry for not posting. We had a problem with our DNS server last week and while the rest of the world could see the site, I couldn’t. Strange.

Sinn Chrono… Mmmmm…

March 13, 2007 . by John Biggs

Man, I’m really liking this new Sinn chrono. The 757 is 43mm and considered a Pilot´s watch. The bezel can be turned clockwise and anti-clockwise which is not typical for divers watches due to safety regulations. Case and bezel are tegimented. The bracelet for the 757 will be tegimented, too. The watch is water resistant…

Timex TX Video

March 13, 2007 . by John Biggs

If you can tell me what’s going on here, I’ll pay you like $5.