CrunchDeals: Final 15 Buscum Ducis BDIs for $149 each

May 22, 2010 . by John Biggs

Our buddy Sven at BD is offering his final 15 BDI watches at a considerably discount – $149, about $70 off the regular price. We reviewed the piece, a quartz with custom styling by Sven himself, back a few years ago. Beautiful watches at a great price. Sale Page

Kisai Round Trip watch: All that’s missing is the fob and aluminum top hat

May 18, 2010 . by John Biggs

There’s an old O. Henry story, The Gift of the Kisai that recounts a tale of a young man who sells his Kisai Round Trip LED pocketwatch to buy his wife a hairbrush and his wife cuts and sells her hair to buy her husband a pocketwatch chain. The story, a classic in the oeuvre…

Review: Marvin M103 Chronograph

May 13, 2010 . by John Biggs

There are a few classic watch styles. There’s the GMT and there’s the three register chrono. But one of my favorites is the day/date chrono powered by the Swiss ETA Valjoux 7750. That’s the movement that powers the Marvin M103 and, at about $1,790 with a favorable exchange rate. The watch is a standard three-register…

Is this your new iWatch?

May 11, 2010 . by John Biggs

Wouldn’t it be great if this thing were real? You could do all kinds of great stuff on your iWatch like slide to unlock and tell the time. Presumably apps would be a pretty limited – 2 inches by 1 inch won’t be a good battleground for Plants vs. Zombies – but a girl can…

Hourtime Live – An Interview with Jeffrey Kuo of Xetum Watches

May 7, 2010 . by John Biggs

This week, an interview with Jeffrey Kuo of Xetum Watches. He tells us how he made a watch brand from start to finish.

Episode 23: RGM’s Tourbillon and the ousted Seiko CEO

May 5, 2010 . by John Biggs

In this episode we look at RGM’s new Tourbillon and the firing of a Seiko exec.

QUICK! 50% off Wolf Designs Watch Winder today only

May 5, 2010 . by John Biggs

Hodinkee posted a nice little discount on Wolf Designs watch winders. The winders are still crazy expensive but they’re very high quality and they’ll be nice to your nice watches, if you let them.