Padron Tessera X-Ray fully funded on Kickstarter

February 20, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Padron makes another strong showing on Kickstarter with a skeletonized automatic.



Angelus U10 Calavera – a watch to die for.

February 16, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Day of the Dead, Día De Muertos, is a holiday to remember family and friends who have died, celebrate them, and help them on their spiritual journey. There are altars, prayers, and parades, and tombstone visits. It also has created some pretty amazing iconography, involving marigolds, skulls, and people who think the icons create good…



The Milky Way to spend $225K: Introducing the DB25L Milky Way

January 27, 2017 . by Jim Manley

De Bethune has been playing at celestial complications for most of its 15 years making high-end watches, but none quite transport you to the stars like their new DB25L Milky Way. The Milky Way shares much with the existing DB25L, but adds a magical gold dusting that represents our corner of the universe.



Hands On Another Spinnaker Spence SP-5039-02

January 8, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Spinnaker Watches offers the Spence dive watch in their vintage category that has good-enough wearability but lacks a few key underwater dive functions. If you dive from the edge of the pool, this might add some color to your water-watch collection.



Minuteman is going full-auto

December 15, 2016 . by Patrick Kansa

Back when Minuteman Watch Co first hit the scene, I was interested for two main reasons.  One, they were (relatively) local to me, being in downstate Illinois.  The second, and more ambitious part of their mission, was to train and employ veterans in the building of their watches.  If memory serves, they’ve had to dial…



Loomes Made in England watches – with every part made in England

December 5, 2016 . by Victor Marks

Loomes has done watchmaking and their countrymen proud – they’ve produced a watch made entirely in Britain. Near the very top of their website, they proclaim, “Loomes & Co are traditional English watchmakers. Every single component in our Robin range is made in Britain. The watches are hand-built, to order, in Stamford.”



MSTR MEISTER: Take these broken wings

October 18, 2016 . by Victor Marks

MSTR is a brand pronounced MEISTER, the result of a fever dream where Hublot, an IWC Ingenieur, and a Royal Oak Offshore had a key party. The goal was to make something luxurious and attainable. Have they reached that goal?