Watching The Web For April 26, 2014

April 26, 2014 . by Patrick Kansa

Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a couple of rather impressive mechanical watches on…

Would This be the Swiss Navy Watch?

April 22, 2014 . by Matt Himmelstein

Victorinox, yes the Victorinox that makes the ubiquitous Swiss Army Knife, has been in the watch business for a while. While a number of their watch offerings have been attractive, I rarely see something from them that makes me want to buy one. Well, I think they found their sweet spot, at least when it comes to what I like in a sports watch. A limited edition, Swiss automatic chronograph dive watch, and a serious dive watch at that.

Victorinox Alpnach Chrono

October 14, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

When it comes to watches, you’ve got them coming with Swiss parts, or perhaps even Swiss-made.  You want one that’s truly Swiss, through and through?  Then you should be taking a look at Victorinox, aka “The Swiss Army” folks.  It’s not the first time I’ve written about one, but they’ve brought out some new models,…

Do you want the swiss army knife of watches, or a Swiss Army Watch?

September 2, 2011 . by Patrick Kansa

Looks like Victorinox didn’t to let B&R (amongst others) be the only ones digging into their own past for a new collection.  Not surprisingly, they’re calling it the Classic model.  What does all of this reminiscing get you?  Let’s have a closer look.

Be still my heart! Victorinox releasing a Valjoux chrono!

August 9, 2010 . by John Biggs

I’ve always wanted a mechanical Swiss Army watch. It’s been a private dream of mine, stuck somewhere between the jet-pack and dating Milla Jovovich. I know that Victorinox once made mechanicals but now they’re making them again, and I couldn’t be happier. There are two models one with an “olive and cream dial with luminescent…