A Man and His Watch

April 24, 2007 . by John Biggs

BIG Watch Forum member Nad travelled to Shanghai. Luckily for us, he took about 500 pictures of the flight, his Panerai GMT, and the carpet. It’s actually quite fun. Journey to Shanghai [BIG Watch Forum]

Review: Timex TX 730

April 23, 2007 . by John Biggs

I wrote a review for my “day job” site, CrunchGear.com, of the Timex TX 730. Head on over and check it out. Timex has long been the butt of countless jokes. A brand that used to take a licking and keep on ticking has been reduced to bargain bin quartz pieces with a few bright…

Introducing Our First Ad Sponsor: Blancier

April 22, 2007 . by John Biggs

Our first 1-year ad sponsor, who will grace these pages until next April, is Blancier, our favorite custom watch site. Created by a watchmaker and a watch aficionado, the company has grown from a tiny factory in Germany into a custom powerhouse with amazing pieces at all price points. www.blancier.com is a great site and…

Announcing the Super Special Ad Bar

April 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

Watchmakers, Sales Folks, and Generally Cool People – At the top of every page we will now be offering low-cost box ads at $40 per month or $300 per year. The pixel sizes are 130×90 or 520×90, depending on what you’d like to pick up. Please drop me a line at john at wristwatchreview.com if…

Do You Wear More Than One Watch?

April 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

WUS is running a poll about wearing more than one watch at once. Why would you do this? Because you’re crazy? wearing multiple watches [Watchuseek Watch Forums]

Jaeger-LeCoultre Diving GMT

April 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

Tasty! A new, 44mm JLC with GMT hand. Pretty beefy. I have just handled two of the three pieces (this one and the chrono) and the Ti piece is very light. There’s a bit of Hublot in there, a bit of Offshore and from side-on a Sinn U1 feel – in fact it is a…

Poljot Alarm Traveller – Huh.

April 19, 2007 . by John Biggs

I like Poljot, but I went to an actual Poljot store and tried a few of their models and found many of them were quite poorly made. Hopefully, this Alarm Traveller is considerably better. This has a mechanical alarm. The extra crowns are for setting the time and winding the internal alarm. Much like a…