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Bronze cased watches have become increasingly popular recently and many brands and microbrands are offering models made of this wonderful alloy. It is primarily made of copper, tin and other metals (typically zinc, nickel, manganese and aluminum) along with some non metals or metalloids. Bronze (CuSn8) has many uses and is a welcome alternative to stainless steel in watches because the patina that develops on the metal surface actually adds to its character.
REISE Watches will be launching their very first collection of ultra-hardy timepieces, the RESOLUTE collection on Kickstarter. The RESOLUTE is a collection that was wholly designed with durability, sustainability and trust in mind.
The Peren Hintz is the 3rd release from Andy Bica. Staying true to the Transylvanian inspiration and heritage of Peren, The Hintz is a tribute to the work of Eugen Hintz, one of the most respected and successful watchmakers in 1900’s Transylvania.
In the past I have reviewed a few men’s watch’s from BLWRX/Neymar, a prolific Chinese microbrand watch company. The company’s watches combine classic homage designs with exceptional quality and value. For this review I have the first woman’s watch I have seen from the company.
Ocean7 is a watch brand that I have only recently become aware of. As a new microbrand, coming up with a major game changing dive watch is a difficult task.
My last article for the year 2019 was Master Diver 1000 by Neminus and the brand is back again with a new set of divers collection – Xtreme Divers which features 3 different dial variation; Marine Salvage Diver (red), Deadhead Logger (black) and Nuclear Reactor Diver (yellow).
Back in June of 2019, I reviewed the Oceaneva Deep Marine Explorer 1000M Pro Diver watch, a Swiss automatic dive watch with amazing build quality and value. Oceaneva is now introducing a quartz GMT version of this watch.
If you do not know by now, the Internet and Kick Starter have radically changed the watch industry for the better. A perfect example of a very cool watch, inspired by a military field watch backed up with excellent modern technology and thinking, is the first watch from Mitch Mason.
Spectre Time is homegrown wristwatch microbrand from Singapore, founded in 2015 by Gulshan, a horology wristwatch enthusiast. Designed purely in-house and manufactured with quality materials, the unique timepieces are both intricate and classy.
Today’s article is to introduce the latest collection from Reverie, a brand name that has been in the market since 2014 and have produced a couple of series that has caught the attention of the microbrand market.