Let’s posit a fact: unless you have some really deep pockets, or plan to mortgage your home, it is just about impossible to get a Swiss-made tourbillion. Now, if you are a collector on a budget like me, there is another option. This option is the ERA Tourbillon. The movement may not be Swiss, but for us this is a good thing, because it makes the watch affordable.
As you all know, MeisterSinger is known for their implementation of single-handed watches. You may also know that, well, I’m not particularly a fan of single-handed watches. They just lack the precision in time-telling that I’ve come to prefer. So, why in the world would I agree to take a look at the MeisterSinger Bronze Metris? Well, just because I may not prefer the approach to handsets the brand adopts, they do create some lovely watches, and this one in particular I felt would be a stunner to see in person.
When it comes to watches, and particularly three-handers, there is a lot to be said for the classic look and styling – it’s timeless and it gets the job done. But what if you’re a fan of minimalism, and want to avoid the carbon copies floating around on Kickstarter with very loose claims to the aesthetic? What if, above that, you want something that’s – shall we say – a luminous beast? Well, friend, you are in for a treat, as the Defakto Transit Standard was just recently announced.
it’s launch day. Today in 1969, the Apollo 11 crew got up around 4 a.m. and began preparing for their flight. They had a 9:32 a.m. rocket to catch. But it’s also launch day for Xeric’s Trappist-1 NASA Edition. Commencing countdown, engines on…
We’ve reviewed quite a few different watches from the Swiss company Ball Watch. You’ve no doubt seen their prolific use of tritium tubes on their dials. That’s how I first became aware of then, with the Engineer line and the segmented sort of display that they were doing. Since then, I’ve come to realize that what’s found in their Trainmaster lineup is really more to my liking. Given that, I was definitely on board when the Ball Trainmaster Manufacture 80 Hours was proposed for a review.
We’ve reviewed several different Casio ProTrek watches and just lately, as part of the Wristwatch Day celebrations, we had another one come in on loan for a review. We’ve already talked about the Casio Edifice that came in, and in that I teased that I really ended up preferring the other watch. So, let’s see what got my attention with the Casio ProTrek PRG-600.
How much more black can the Endeavour Perpetual Moon Concept Only Watch get? None more black. Why? Because the entire face is covered in “Vantablack®, a super-black coating that holds the world record as the darkest man-made substance.”
Grand Seiko is adding a new Spring Drive GMT to their collection. Is the new sparkly goodness something for you? Well, let me ask you: Do you like blue?
While my taste buds have definitely taken me in more of a bitter route with IPAs, it used to be that porters and stouts are where I went most commonly. I’ve started mixing things up a bit – have to keep those tastebuds on their figurative toes – and recently picked up a loose bottle at the shop of the Founders Breakfast Stout.