Casio Puzzle watch: $89 of retro-flashback

September 30, 2009 . by John Biggs

It may not do much – it’s basically a feature watch with stopwatch, alarm, and 24-hour time – but it’s nicely designed. This Casio, called the Poptone Cubic Puzzle Watch, comes in blue or black and has buttons stacked up, Tetris-style, on the bottom.

i-Toc: One very cool watch

September 28, 2009 . by John Biggs

The i-Toc is really what you would call a “mystery watch.” It has two overlapping disks that are graduated from light to dark and the point of absolute black – or whatever color you’ve bought – marks the hour and minutes hand. Pretty sly, right? Designed by CG reader Sean, the i-Toc is a mere…

Free shipping and a free polishing cloth at Boston Watch Exchange

September 27, 2009 . by John Biggs

Boston Watch Exchange, the place I picked up some red and green polishing compound for stainless steel – it buffs out the mess on stainless steel pieces – is offering a free Horosafe polishing cloth and free shipping on orders over $40. I know you’re probably not amazingly interested but who doesn’t want a 29…

Erotic watches: For the man who needs very little

September 25, 2009 . by John Biggs

Before the Internet, when a gentleman wanted to polish the brass knobs of his dear mum’s armoire he would depend on his internal spank bank which, potentially, included nudes he had seen in postcards and museums as well as racy lines about breasts he may have read in the Bible. However, barring a visit to…

Heroic scale and minimalist design

September 24, 2009 . by John Biggs

The Dievas Vintage 2533; inspired by a Panerai prototype from the 1930s, the Dievas Vintage 2533 is a magnificent lump of contradictions. Big, but comfortable, sized like a status watch, Spartan in design and function while still being handsome, simple, but sublime. And the dial is perfect for eyes that aren’t what they used to…

Swiss Military Watch blows up their 20,000 footer

September 24, 2009 . by John Biggs

A company called Swiss Military Watch – I’ve never heard of them – ran their heavy duty diver through a few clever tests including a blast from a fire hose and a close, personal connection to a stick of dynamite. The model in question, the 20,000 feet looks pretty hefty and includes a nice 7750…

Casio announces new Pathfinder, to be an exclusive

September 23, 2009 . by John Biggs

Casio announced their new Pathfinder yesterday, the PAG40-7V. This newest addition has a thermometer, digital compass, altimeter, barometer, and is water resistant to 100 meters. Of course, the only place you’ll be able to get it is online.