Hands on the Oris Diver Sixty-Five 42

May 16, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

The Diver Sixty-Five 42 is bigger, solidly-simple in its design and function while offering dial colors for almost any desk diver attire.



A slimmed-down homage in the bronze TC-9 Navy Watch

May 2, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

To this day (not that it was THAT long ago) I remember the very first mechanical watch I bought.  I had become entranced with the vintage looks and sandwich dials of the Panerai – or, more precisely, the various homages that were floating around available on the internet (and still are).  When I finally pulled…



Baltic Watch Project Is A Must See

April 26, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Baltic Watch has a time-only and chronograph offering that will make vintage lovers pounce.



Diving back in time with the Halios Seaforth

April 18, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

I do not remember when I first came across Canadian brand Halios, but I do remember being struck by their Tropik line of watches.  They’ve had a few different iterations, but the one that has stuck with me was the white-dialed version.  They’re just-announced watches – the Halios Seaforth – seem like they might be…



Hands on with TC-9 Bronze Diver

February 28, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

One day while browsing the web to find bronze watches, I ran across a brand that I had never heard of, but with one attention-grabbing watch – the TC-9 Bronze Diver.  Before we get to the watch, a quick history lesson on what TC-9 signifies.  The Tropical Cyclone (TC) rating system is for measuring how…



Vortic Watch Company Prints 3D Cases in Titanium

February 9, 2017 . by Ken Nichols

Vortic Watch Company uses refurbished pocket watches and 3D printed cases.



Raven stretches their wings with the Trekker 40

August 17, 2016 . by Victor Marks

At WWR, we’re no stranger to Raven watches. We covered the Raven Vintage, and Raven Vintage 42. Both of those models were strong homages to very early gilt dial Submariners from a well-known company whose name begins with ‘R’. Here, the new Trekker 40 is a move away from faithful homage watches. How so? Well…