Would A Woodchuck Chuck It?

September 30, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

Well, I certainly can’t answer to the watch-wearing habits of woodland mammals.  So, let’s stick with whether or not we’d strap this watch from the WeWood company on or not.  What we have here is the DATE model, and I want to address the name of the model right away.

And A Pilot Gives His Thoughts On His Archer Watch

September 30, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

Our post from two days ago on the Archer Aero II garnered a lot of comments, but there’s one in particular I’d like to draw your attention to.  Most of the pilot watches we see are simply inspired by designs used by pilots.  However, reader Flingwing DID actually use the Aero II in combat situations,…

Swatch Announces Touchscreen Watches

September 29, 2011 . by John Biggs

Ugly though they may be, these Swatch watches have a trick up their sleeves. Using the same technology found in the Tissot T-Touch line, these Swatch Touch watches are touch-sensitive and allow you to swipe through different functions and control most of the watch features with a simple finger tap.

Captain Kangaroo’s Vulcain Cricket

September 29, 2011 . by John Biggs

Hodinkee found an auction for Captain Kangroo’s original gold Vulcain Cricket. The $1,100 buy it now price seems like a great deal for a watch with quite a bit of provenance.

Episode 81 – 5+ Watches. 30 Minutes

September 29, 2011 . by John Biggs

Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web In today’s robust podcast, we go retro with the Click DIP Switch & Turn Switch, Circuit Board Style Watch, take a quick look to the stars with the Citizen Astrodea Stargazing Watch Collection, do drive by of the Porsche Design P’6620 Dashboard Chronograph Watch, go…

How About A Seriously Relaxful Diver?

September 29, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

Today’s watch is something I stumbled on completely by accident – and boy oh boy, what a happy accident it was!  The watch is the GMT Diver offered up by The BaliHa’i Project.  Now, before you go and write this of as “just another diver”, let’s take a closer look at the company, and what…

Targeting Our Neighbors To The North

September 28, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

It seems that there are no shortage of companies today turning out flieger-inspired watches – but I believe this is the first time that I’ve come across a Canadian company making them.  Today’s example is brought to us by Archer Watches.