WWR Wednesday: Tell us about the watch that got away

May 24, 2017 . by John Biggs

This week we’re trying something new: WWR Wednesday, a post about something we love about watches. What’s more I want to hear from you guys. Like wrist shots on the forums, this is your opportunity to tell a little story and share something you like above horology. This week? Tell us about the watch that…



A few days left to support our audiobook

May 23, 2017 . by John Biggs

I’m crowdfunding the audiobook of Marie Antoinette’s Watch. I’m offering a special deal for WWR readers: you can get the MP3 download for $3 with this SECRET link. Want a signed copy? Click this link for a $15 signed book/MP3 download deal.



Make a better choice than I did: get an Airman Purist for really cheap

May 22, 2017 . by John Biggs

Last week I finally pulled the trigger on a Glycine Airman ($695 on Jomashop) but I had to decide between a Purist model with a true 24-hour movement and a standard model with steel band. I chose the steel band model – I liked the styling better – but now I wish I had waited…



Help bring Marie Antoinette’s Watch to life!

May 17, 2017 . by John Biggs

I’m crowdfunding the audiobook of Marie Antoinette’s Watch. I’m offering a special deal for WWR readers: you can get the MP3 download for $3 with this SECRET link. Want a signed copy? Click this link for a $15 signed book/MP3 download deal. Please support the campaign early so we can get a little momentum and…



Pokemon Romain-Jerome watch with tourbillon, I choose you!

May 15, 2017 . by John Biggs

Do you like Pokemon? Do you have lots of money? Today, friend, is your lucky day. Watchmaker Romain-Jerome has just announced the Pokemon Tourbillon, a big, beefy watch that features multiple Pokemon characters – Pikachu, Charizard, and Spork – on a beautifully enameled face and set with a striking tourbillon. I know I’m taking the…



Read my book, Marie Antoinette’s Watch, for free!

May 11, 2017 . by John Biggs

I’m crowdfunding the audiobook of Marie Antoinette’s Watch and in honor of the occasion I’d like to offer the Kindle edition to you absolutely FREE until Sunday. Further, I’m offering a special deal for WWR readers: you can get the MP3 download for $3 with this SECRET link. Want a signed copy? Click this link…



The Nixie Machine II is a $32,000 clock for the true Nixie-lover

May 9, 2017 . by John Biggs

Nixie (“Numeric Indicator eXperimental No. 1”) tubes were displays used for digital readouts before the advent of the LED. Popular with James Bond villains who wanted to rule the world yet whose bomb timers stopped at exactly 007 when Bond figured out what wire to cut (and with scientists), the tubes once graced the highest…