Historical Horology: The Micro Rotor

March 31, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  I’m a big fan of mechanical watches (because it’s a miniature machine on your wrist – how is that not cool?), but when you get into automatics, you invariably see case thickness increase (as compared to a hand-wound), due to the space needed for the rotor.  Well, all the way back 

Another DIY Watch

March 30, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  In an earlier post, I brought to your attention a watch you could build yourself.  If you’ve already done that one (or just are looking for something to do on a lazy weekend), this is another great (and affordable option).

REVIEW: Skywatch Chrono

March 29, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  So, the other day (see here) when I brought up the Touch of Modern sale on Skywatch, I said a review was forthcoming.  That day is finally here.

A Pocket Watch For The People

March 28, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  No, don’t worry, this isn’t some sort of communist sort of screed we’re endorsing here – just an intriguing new watch (of the pocket variety) from the minds over at People People.

How About A Breitling Deal?

March 27, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Matt tipped me off to this deal, and while I think the audience for this make (at least on this blog) is smaller, it might be helpful to someone looking for their “grail”.  From Matt:

Altered Geometry

March 27, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Often times, when we are looking at watches, we’ll be hit with one of a handful of shapes – generally circle or square, and sometimes a rectangle (lets leave the semantics of square/rectangle aside for now).  With the new brand, Aark Collective, 

REVIEW: Gavox Curtiss P-40 Military Time

March 26, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Today brings us to the second sample that Gavox sent over for us to review, which is also part of their Curtiss P-40 lineup.  While yesterday’s example had a more simple presentation, today’s watch has the addition of one of my favorite complications.