Timing tracks with the CT Scuderia Scrambler

May 26, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

When it comes to engines hitting redlines and tires spinning to gain traction, Italy is a country that quickly comes to mind. Want a fast car? Why not a Ferrari or Lamborghini? Want something on two wheels? Well, then, Ducati has you covered. If you want to carry some of that Italian motorsport design with…



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…



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…



The Bernard Knightsbridge Open Heart wears its heart on its face

May 4, 2017 . by John Biggs

They heart, they say, is a lonely hunter but the Bernard Knightsbridge Open Heart should make you a lot of friends. This £995 piece is coming in the summer and is basically an “open heart” three hander with some nice Tissot/Swatch styling and a British pedigree. The Open Heart runs a Sellita SW200 Mechanical Movement…



Introducing the Christopher Ward C1 Grand Malvern Jumping Hour

April 20, 2017 . by Jim Manley

The Malvern Massacre continues, and this time it’s personal. No watch will be spared in Christopher Ward’s march to modernity; their jumping hour timepiece is the next to undergo a makeover inspired by the C1 Grand Malvern Power Reserve. The old C9 Jumping Hour MKIII is one of my personal favorites (which I’m coincidentally wearing…



Hands on with SEVENFRIDAY Q2/01 Regulator

April 19, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Since their first watch release of the P1/01 back in 2012, I have always been intrigued by SEVENFRIDAY. Their funky dials housed in odd shaped cases make all their models stand out and call for attention. Up to now I have only seen them in pictures and had to admire them from afar.



Hands On Tissot Touch Expert Solar Quartz

April 17, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Tissot Touch is a light-weight tool recharged by solar energy with 20 features including weather forecasting, altimeter, second time zone and a compass.