Welcome back to what has proven to be a very popular feature, the “Interview with a Watch Maker” series. We’re planning to talk with a wide variety of folks in the industry, so you can get some insight into what makes them tick. Today, we’re speaking with Chris “Doc” Vail, the man behind Lew & Huey, as well as NTH.
Earlier this week, we caught word of some input that Janis Trading (formerly known as Lew & Huey; L&H is now a brand of the company) is looking for with regards to their new line of NTH Subs. When you get into things like their being eight different variants, and only 1000 pieces being built,…
It is hard to believe it is December already, but it is, so it is time to roll out our weekly edition of Watching the Web. Here, we highlight interesting articles we come across on other sites, as well as identify which of our own recent articles were the most popular over the last week or so. For this week’s article, I have an ultra thin tourbillon, a new brand from one of the men behind Magrette, and a Damascas steel watch from GoS. From our pages, the posts about new Magrette models, the Lew & Huey Phantom and the Crowdfunding Round Up topped the list.
Lew and Huey is a brand that I look to when I want to talk about the potential success of the crowd funded marketplace. The brand began on Kickstarter, with multiple watches launched on that platform, all well received. I put the brand in the category of “friend of the site,” and they are always happy to send us information on upcoming watches and then lend us review copies when they are available. I first wrote up the Phantom in April, and now I have a chance to take a two of the three options out for a test drive.
I hope everyone here in the US has enjoyed their Thanksgiving and there were no fired turkey disasters. For our readers outside the US, I hope you had a lovely Thursday and Friday as well, and welcome to Watching the Web for November 28. We take this time to highlight some interesting watch reviews and watch related posts from other sites, as well as highlight our own more popular posts of the last week or so. This week, you can get your freak on with Ulysse Nardine, Zenith pulls your chain, and the FTC clears the air. From our own site, we have the 2015 Gift Guide, Lew & Huey’s sale, and the Van Speyk Dutch Diver.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, doorbusters on Thanksgiving itself, this is the start of the discount season, at least here in the US, and Lew and Huey and getting on on the excitement. From now through December 1, the brand is giving a discount of $100 on any Acionna or the Spectre, $75 on any Cerberus, and $50 on the Orange/Blue and Red/Gray Orthos.
We just received word the other day from our pals over at Lew & Huey about a handful of updates, so we thought we’d share the news out here as well, as it is likely of interest to our readers. This roundup contains information on the Lew & Huey Phantom pre-order, a handful of replacement dials, and some new strap options.