Hands on Kickstarter’s Tate Wade Bokeh

May 19, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

The camera-design inspired watch has a Swiss movement in a black PVD stainless steel case and sapphire crystal.



The Raven Defender Turns 2

April 4, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Well, not really, but we are getting word of a new generation, aka the Raven Defender II.  This time around, along with the three-hander plus date style we’ve seen, we’ve got a GMT complication in the mix.



Hands on with the Pantor Sea Lion Diver

February 17, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Pantor is a watch company based in Hong Kong and – up till now – they only had one model, the Sea Horse. After success with that model, they have released their next model, the Sea Lion.  While not as “extreme” a name as some other brands may use, I personally love the “Sea Lion” name. In my…



Doxa SUB 300 50th Anniversary Edition – the 300 is back!

January 23, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Doxa has been in the watch making business since the company was founded by Georges Ducommun in 1889. Doxa had patented its 8 day watch movement back in 1908 and this movement was so good that Bugatti used Doxa instruments in their racing cars. There’s a long and storied history leading up to today’s 50th…



The Stevral Megalodon (in bronze) is now up for pre-order

December 7, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

I have reviewed a great many of the Stevral (formerly Benarus) watches, and have a first-gen Sea Snake in my personal collection.  In fact, since I started working with the brand, I think John has only managed to go hands-on with an earlier Megalodon, so great has my affinity been for the brand.  I can’t…



Christopher Ward C60 Trident Pro 600 on the wrist

November 18, 2016 . by Victor Marks

The Christopher Ward Trident 600M is a looker. It’s comfortable on the wrist and wears nicely when out and about. More than that, it’s Swiss, powered by a Swiss ETA 2824-2 or Sellita SW200 movement.



DWISS M2 – A Swiss-powered watch with looks

August 13, 2016 . by Victor Marks

The awkward-to-pronounce name aside, what we have here is an interesting watch. What makes it unusual is, well, almost everything. M2 is the third model made by DWISS, and they’ve funded their kickstarter to the tune of $376,668 USD at this time. The hours in the M2 (the name of this new model) are represented through…