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…



80s Power Ballade: The Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80

May 16, 2017 . by Victor Marks

The Tissot Ballade Powermatic 80 is an excellent watch. It has an 80 hour power reserve and a silicon balance at the lowest price I’ve seen for a watch so equipped. There’s a lot to like here, and a few criticisms.



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…



Hourtime Show: A Rant to Remember

May 9, 2017 . by Victor Marks

An Isofrane for the JLC, and John tolerates one last rant from Victor, on a Swiss watch company that takes shortcuts.