The Caliper Slide Watch is the perfect piece for your post-apocalyptic jaunts

July 18, 2017 . by John Biggs

When the apocalypse finally arrives, those with the booksmarts will be the upperymen. Maybe somebody you know will be the readerwriter and maybe somebody you know will learn how to make the brandywine and maybe you’ll have a bakerman among you but who will be the mather? The mather will be the one with the…



Axiom watches are utterly enchanting, utterly French

July 18, 2017 . by John Biggs

Bonjour, mes amis! Bibliothèque, croissant les halles? Oui oui! That’s what Axiom watches latest creations would say if they could talk. Axiom is a new Kickstarter brand aiming to raise $34,000 for two new pieces designed in France and based on French pilot watches. The two models they’re selling are the Lemonburst, a huge, bulbous…



No, you can’t buy a post

July 17, 2017 . by John Biggs

This is a note for all those requesting to “buy” a review on WristWatchReview: you can’t. I know it’s fun and seems easy and I know the other guys do it but we don’t. All of the watches we review on the site are actually reviewed from a critical perspective and if a watch doesn’t…



The Casio GPW-2000-1A Gravitymaster will lift you up where you belong

July 11, 2017 . by John Biggs

With a name like GRAVITYMASTER the Casio GPW-2000-1A had better make you fly. Sadly, it doesn’t. However, it can help you while you jet from spot to spot. The $800 GPW-2000-1A is specifically designed for pilots and travelers. It connects to your phone or the local GPS positioning satellites to set the time at your…



The Bitcoin watch will disrupt the government hegemony of fiat currency and/or your wardrobe

July 6, 2017 . by John Biggs

Are you ready to fight the unending violence inherent in the monetary system? Do you like watches? Bam. Bitcoin Watches. These Kickstarter pieces don’t sell for BTC but cost $239 for quartz and $2,386 for an automatic Eterna movement. This isn’t full of complications, much like the blockchain, and the main value in being able…



With Glass Watch by Orsto your glass (watch) will always be half-full (of watch)

July 5, 2017 . by John Biggs

A skeleton Miyota movement? A brass number plate in gold or silver? A glass case that looks like something Breguet coughed up on a particularly hard day at the atelier? Sign me up! The Orsto is a glass three-handed watch with some very unique styling. Based in UK, the crowdfunded piece looks to be raising…



Carl F. Bucherer wants to help the manta rays

July 3, 2017 . by John Biggs

The noble manta ray, also known as the “Flat Thing In That Isn’t The Jellyfish Or That Weird Sideways Fish With The Eye On The Side Of Its Head,” needs our help. Carl F. Bucherer is here to provide it. The company has released a new model, the Patravi ScubaTec Manta Trust, dedicated to manta…