I want…

September 27, 2008 . by John Biggs

I want this. Comments?



Jaeger Lecoultre Master Geographic… video!

September 26, 2008 . by John Biggs

I’m shopping for watches and found this cool video of the JLC Master Geographic.



Glasshutte PanoInverse XL

September 26, 2008 . by John Biggs

I’m totally down with this PanoInverse XL from Glashutte. For some reason I’m drawn to GO recently – I saw the factory first hand so I think that’s what’s causing me to cast my gimlet eye over to Germany rather than Switzerland. The Glashütte Original PanoInverse XL was introduced at Basel 2008. It uses a…



Reactor; Classy or Extra Chunky

September 23, 2008 . by John Biggs

I’ve done too many pieces on watches out of the price range of mere mortals, now for a serious timepiece that working Joe’s (and Jill’s) can afford. From one of the creators of Freestyle watches, we get Reactor watches. Jimmy Olmes split off from Freestyle a few years ago and has approached watches from a…



Jaquet Droz sport collection… hrm…

September 22, 2008 . by John Biggs

While I understand the impulse to buy expensive watches, I’m rarely moved by to open my wallet when simple beauties like these come along. These two new limited editions form Jaquet Droz are sport watches for the caviar and horsie set. The Grande Seconde SW is a standard three hand watch with a few odd…



Inside the Alpha GMT Diver

September 20, 2008 . by John Biggs

I was totally down on this watch when I played with it a few months ago and I’m even downer on it now – the fit and finish put it dangerously close to being essentially disposable. John Flynn takes the entire thing apart, showing us the guts. Prior to disassembly, I’ve worn the watch for…



Rejoice! Buscum Ducis is shipping – Updated with photos

September 16, 2008 . by John Biggs

All around nice guy Sven from Buscum Ducis is reporting that he just got his first shipment in of his first watch line and one is winging its way over to the US as we speak. As you’ll recall, Sven van der Zande is a 21-year-old horologist with a dream: he wanted to make his…