The Draken Tugela Automatic Dive Watch – Looking for Adventure

February 3, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Draken Watch Co. was started by Michael Blythe, who grew up and spent most of his life in South Africa. Having always had a love for watches, Michael decided to go from just obsessing about them to creating them. In 2015 he created the Draken Tugela and is now getting funding through his Kickstarter campaign. 

Alexander Burhans is remaking the iconic Orbit watch

February 1, 2017 . by John Biggs

Come back with me to 1992. A gallon of gas cost $1. McDonald’s opened it’s first restaurant in Beijing. Aladdin and Sister Act were taking theaters by storm. A sewer exploded in Mexico. And Alexander Burhans released his unique Orbit watch with clever dotted date window. You can relive those heady days withe the reissue…

Aragon Rages Against the Dying of the Light, with Tritium.

January 31, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Aragon Watch Company has been around since 1991 and offers over 21 watch models from tool watches to dress watches.  Right now, Aragon has a kickstarter running for their latest model, the Parma T-100 diver.  This new model is using Tritium. Tritium is not new to Aragon, they have used it in others such as their Divemaster…

The Manchester Watch Works Equinox has hit the starting line

January 30, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

We have been covering the releases from Manchester Watch Works since they first hit the crowd-funding scene.  Each one has been something interesting, so I was interested when I saw a new email come in from the brand announcing their latest model.  The Manchester Watch Works Equinox series just went live on Kickstarter today.

Hands on with the Zoretto Indy Bronze Diver Automatic

January 28, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Melt down some copper, throw in a little tin, add a dash of some other metals such as zinc, nickel, manganese, etc, and you get bronze. What a cool-looking alloy. Using this alloy, Zoretto has made the Indy Bronze Automatic. 

Hands on with Vierra – Best watch for under $150?

January 26, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

  Vierra Watch Co. started out when two college buddies, Eric and Jeremy, realized that they both had the desire to be entrepreneurs and shared the same passion for watches.  After a successful crowdfunding campaign in 2015 the Vierra watch brand was born.  Their claim is that this is the best watch in the world for under…

Meshable’s full-auto reload

January 24, 2017 . by Jim Manley

After a Kickstarter launch last year that hit five figures but fell just short of funding, the Bauhaus bad boys at Meshable are back. The watch is the same—their Miyota 9015-powered time/date “003”—but the funding goal is reduced to match what was pledged last time. Given that they raised the same amount just a few months ago, this…