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Ollech & Wajs announces a left-handed field watch that’s really cool

The OW 350CI is a left-handed mechanical field watch designed to look hearken back to the Condor 350, a Swiss motorcycle known for its rugged styling. The watch is a “command inversées” or reversed controls and features a khaki dial and yellow indexes.

Introducing the TC-9 1970s Diver in Stainless Steel

Taking inspiration from vintage divers, TC-9 has made some pretty cool looking watches. I have reviewed their TC-9 1970’s Bronze Diver and their TC-9 Bronze Navy. Both were very cool and I really do like bronze watches. However, it was nice to see, that they have now offered their TC-9 1970’s diver in stainless steel. TC-9 was able to send me one, which I have been wearing it for about a week straight and I must say I am very pleased with this watch. Lets take a look at this tough, not-so-little diver.

Hands on with the new TWELF-X Sky 1914 Auto Flyer

Seven Continents, five oceans, and one eXperience is what inspired the makers of Twelf-X. The name is a play on words, combining the 7 continents and 5 oceans and life’s experiences. They currently have two lines of watches: Ocean (diving) and Sky (aviation). They were kind enough to send the Sky 1914 Auto Flyer for review.

Hands on with the Meccaniche Veneziane Nereide

I have been following Meccaniche Veneziane since they started and really like the look of their watches. When I found out that after January 2018 all of their watches were going to be Swiss made, I got pretty excited. The folks at Meccaniche Veneziane were kind enough to send me out a Meccaniche Veneziane Nereide to review, and I like what I see. So what does Meccaniche Veneziane mean, and what is a Neriede?

Introducing the Marc and Sons Bronze GMT

Marc and Sons puts out some pretty nice dive watches, and some avaition models too. Back in January of 2018 I reviewed their 500M Diver. That was a fantastic timepiece. Well made, and offered at a good price. It’s been awhile since I checked out what Marc and Sons has been doing. Turns out they have been putting out some cool new stuff, including this Bronze GMT. Right away I liked the look of this thing and had to check it out.

Diving into the EVOX DV1 Diver

While browsing around for new watches something new caught my eye. At first I thought it was an Omega Proplof, which I love. Turns out it was more of an homage to the Omega Proplof, called the EVOX DV1. I had to get ahold of one so I contacted EVOX and a couple weeks later, it arrived. Lets check it out.

Hands on Tissot’s Everytime Swissmatic

Tissot has made a handsome mechanical watch for those watch wearers who want to trade-in their battery powered time-tellers for the more nuanced world of mechanical watches.

Introducing the Swiss Watch Company Diver

I have always been partial to Swiss made watches. Of course there are so many non-Swiss watches that are great, but I just favor Swiss for my own reasons. So while browsing around for new Swiss brands, I found one with about the most direct name there is. This brand is the Swiss Watch Company. Right now they have one model, which is their Diver model. There are quite a few color options for this model so I chose the orange. I have spent some time with it, and so far so good.

Hands on with Spinnaker Cahill SP-5033-02 Black

Just in the past month I have had a chance to review a few watches from Spinnaker and I really like looks of what they offer. All their watches are of a nautical them and styles range from dressy to tool. They offer quartz, solar, and automatic movements so there are choices for just about anyone. I always tend to lean to automatic divers, so when I got a hold of this Spinnaker Cahill SP-5033-02 I was a pretty happy camper. I have been trying this out for a couple weeks now and so far so good.

Normalzeit Vienna cube clock on my wrist!

Back in the early 1900’s when the people of Vienna Austria needed to set their watches, they would set them to the time on the public clocks. There was some issues with doing this however. The public clocks were not that accurate and there were different time zones within the city districts. In 1907 the first electronic Normalzeit, or normal time clock was erected. In 1910, Vienna started following Greenwich Mean Time, which meant an end to the multiple time zones. More and more of these Normalzeit clocks were erected and now people all over the city of Vienna could accurately check the time and set their watches anywhere in the city.