Refined Hardware’s Latest Available via ToM

April 30, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  So, did our post (here) on Refined Hardware’s latest lineup get your attention?  If so, you’ll want to check out Touch of Modern, and their 

REVIEW: Armida A5

April 30, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

    These days, there is no shortage of dive watches being produced by smaller companies.  As such, its become more difficult (at least, it seems to me it would be) for a brand to differentiate themselves, and their products.  Today’s example from Armida definitely seems up to the task.

Ever Wonder Separates A Homage From A Fake?

April 29, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  It’s a conundrum many  a new watch collector runs into – they like the looks of the watch (for example, the good ‘ol Submariner) but they simply cannot afford the prices that are attached to nice examples.  But not to fear!  There are plenty of makers out there creating 

Historical Horology: The Dead Seconds Complication

April 28, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

    In today’s installment of Historical Horology, I’m going to take you through a brief overview of a complication that is rarely seen in today’s watches – the dead seconds (or dead-beat seconds) complication.

Schofield’s Latest Creation Is In The Works

April 27, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  I’ve been following the folks over at Schofield for awhile now, including our review of their customer-only strap kit (here).  The Signalman has been a hit, and they’re currently working on a new model.

A New Recommendation For Your First Mechanical Watch?

April 26, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  Right now, the three-ring circus known as Baseworld is going on, and the folks over at ABlogToWatch are checking out more watches in an hour that we probably all see (hands-on) in a year.  One very intriguing one popped on their pages, and I wanted to point it out to you.

REVIEW: Marvin Origin M108

April 25, 2013 . by Patrick Kansa

  We brought your attention to some Marvin models last year (here), but after that, we went a little radio-silent on the brand.  Today, we”ll turn the dial back up, and dig into a newer (and rather bold) model.