Isofrane invites you to smell the wrist

May 1, 2017 . by John Biggs

I was looking for a band for my JLC Master Compressor Extreme World Chronograph – a massive beast of a watch that has specially designed bands that pull up against the side of the case. These bands, which are basically higher end diver bands, cost $500 or so in rubber and a heady $2,500 for…



Hourtime: Fresh from the Baltic Rim

May 1, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Victor and Patrick talk about Baltic watches, Chronographs, and how you find value in watches with affordable movements.



The Elgis WILWATIKTA II invites you to experience the Majapahit Empire of Indonesia

April 28, 2017 . by John Biggs

Do you like empires? Do you like Indonesia? Buddy, have we got a watch for you. The Elgis WILWATIKTA II is a crowdfunded watch that is styled on the folk art of Indonesia. It runs an automatic Miyota 9015 movement and is made of bronze which reverts to a beautiful patina over time. The dial…



A little help?

April 25, 2017 . by John Biggs

I rarely do this but I’d love it if you guys could help out. In my other job(s) I’m a tech guy and I’m working on a new app with my friend Rich. I could use a little bit of a boost and all you have to do is click below to Tweet or Facebook…



Hourtime: Apocalypse Real Soon Now

April 23, 2017 . by Victor Marks

This quick episode brings discussions of the future of the watch industry (grim) and some decidedly not grim pieces we reviewed. John talks Victor off the ledge.



The Hourtime boys go back in time

April 13, 2017 . by John Biggs

This week on the Hourtime Podcast we talk about Junghans, AVI-8, sweet rings, and Bremont. Plus John has a crisis of faith and is talked off the edge by Victor. Direct MP3 Download • The HourTime Show on iTunes • RSS Feed • Listen on Stitcher



Inside the Cockpit of the AVI-8 Hawker Hunter Chronograph

April 12, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

AVI-8 makes some great aviation inspired watches, and this one is another great one. Many of their models take inspiration from either the cockpit or the plane itself. AVI-8 is releasing a new model to the Hawker Hunter line and this one is way cool. This new Hawker Hunter 4052 will be available for pre-order on April 13th….