Hands On: Squarestreet Aluminum

February 25, 2016 . by Ken Nichols

This watch has a delicate dial design with concentric rings pressed in the aluminum dial from the center of the watch to the outer chapter ring. Its use of small numerals contrasted with its larger, 42mm case.

An Update From Our Gavox Legacy Winner

January 15, 2015 . by Patrick Kansa

So, do you remember back in April when we ran a different contest for the Gavox Legacy? We had quite a few different entries, and with the help of Gavox, we narrowed things down to our top 3 favorite stories (a recap can be found here). Our winner, Matt, was going to wear the watch on the biggest day of his life – his wedding.

Basel 09 highlights

April 1, 2009 . by John Biggs

I probably should have gone to Basel this year. I never go. It always seemed so daunting: Switzerland is a closed country and I don’t have lederhosen and it just never worked. Anyway, Wired has a great round-up of watches including this striking Hamilton with no buttons, just a rotating bezel that starts and resets…

Horological Machine #3 shipping next year

November 20, 2008 . by John Biggs

You know me and my watch fetish. Well, there’s one rarified section of the watch industry where mere mortals dare not tread. While you and I can’t “go there,” MB&F certainly went, producing the Horological Machine #3, a dual read-out crazy clock with a large date wheel and an odd inverted power transmission system using…

Me in QP magazine and a trip to Geneva and Neuchatel

November 16, 2008 . by John Biggs

I just found a mention of my book in QP magazine. The magazine also has a nice piece about the M-A by Thomas Byczkowski who I’m going to hit up in a minute about his research.

Audemars Piguet opens a bucket of WTF with the Royal Oak Offshore Survivor Chrono

November 5, 2008 . by John Biggs

The Royal Oak from Audemars Piguet line, essentially a water resistant line of yachting watches, is famous for being the first steel luxury watch ever made. It’s a beautiful pieces, looks great on men and women, and is potentially affordable used. However, in order to follow Bell & Ross and Zenith into the depths of…

A Stowa Airman cake: Yeah, your wife doesn't love you this much

March 21, 2008 . by John Biggs

A reader on CrunchGear posted a comment discussing the Kindle cake beloved by Jeff Bezos. He pointed online casino out that the ladies tend to like to make these cakes and that his wife made a freaking Stowa Airman cake for his birthday.