Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches, re-emerging design from the 60s

Diver watch designs are usually generic, sterile and more often than not micro brands tend to err on the safe side with ‘beaten to death’ models. The Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches is inspired by a lessser-known diver watch from the 60s, the extremely rare Breguet no. 1646 with only 60 pieces ever made. Let’s dive into the details. There are two variants of … Continue reading Tropic Diver 300 by Evant Watches, re-emerging design from the 60s

Introducing Lumbr’s Troy, a wooden watch inspired by the Trojan Horse

I have received many emails on Kickstarter projects but never one that’s so unusual. From the ship to your wrist, each Troy watch is handcrafted from solid oak or walnut shipwood. Theo and Bart, the founders of Lumbr were inspired by the Trojan Horse that the Greek used to enter the city of Troy during the Trojan War. So what makes this watch so interesting? The Troy’s … Continue reading Introducing Lumbr’s Troy, a wooden watch inspired by the Trojan Horse

Jacopo Dondi, a Single-Hand 24-Hour Watch

Jacopo Dondi was launched in June 2016 as a Kickstarter campaign, raising over $50K in pre-orders. Based in Perth, Founders Jake and Carmen came up with the concept thinking it was an original idea but soon found out otherwise. In fact, the single-hand 24-hour timekeeping concept has been around for almost 700 years and was the original way of telling time (think: sundial). Let’s take a look at … Continue reading Jacopo Dondi, a Single-Hand 24-Hour Watch

Doctor Strange’s Watch Collection (4 out of 9 spotted)

Multiverse, astral travel, magical portals… Time plays a huge role in the latest entry to the Marvel Universe, Doctor Strange. And of course, the sorcerer supreme ought to have a kickass watch collection. I promise not to go all technical in order for everyone to enjoy. Here’s 4 out of the 9 watches spotted in Dr. Stephen Strange’s collection. The most prominent watch (with the … Continue reading Doctor Strange’s Watch Collection (4 out of 9 spotted)

TiMe22 Robusto Titanium Watch

Set to be the first grade 5 titanium watch funded on Kickstarter, TiMe22 Robusto Titanium Watch from The Netherlands is a display of engineering feat mixed with interesting design. It has an unusual vibe that brings us back to the 70s and reminds me of my childhood love for futuristic alien technology. Designed and engineered by Dutch engineers Stefan Wessels and Marc Schot, the TiMe22 Robusto is meant … Continue reading TiMe22 Robusto Titanium Watch

BOLDR Journey, a vintage aviation-inspired watch with a modern tick

BOLDR Watches, a new Kickstarter project started by the same team that brought to us the TRAVISLEON Heirloom mechanical timepiece, just launched their first series of vintage aviation-inspired timepiece. The BOLDR Journey Chronograph timepiece comes in three variants—Wasp, Sopwith and Warhawk—each with its outstanding dial design and they are all powered by the Seiko VK64 mechanical-quartz movement. For those unfamiliar with meca-quartz movements, these are basically hybrid … Continue reading BOLDR Journey, a vintage aviation-inspired watch with a modern tick

Limited Edition Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military MAXI

Vintage military submariners (milsubs) are arguably the most beautiful and historically-rich dive/military watches around. They are highly sought after, very rare, and commands a premium. Milsubs from the late 60s/early 70s by Rolex (ref. 5517) and Tudor (ref. 7016) caught the eye of collectors and quickly gained a cult following—in fact, military watches have always been the cream of the crop for vintage timepieces. Prices skyrocketed … Continue reading Limited Edition Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military MAXI