Hands on review – Draken Watches Tugela

Hands on review – Draken Watches Tugela

  What do you get when you make a dive watch in the mountains? If you’re Draken Watches, you’ll get something a little like the Tugela. Dive watches have come a long way since 1932 when Omega introduced the Marine, considered by many to be the first...
Hands on review – Aevig Balaur

Hands on review – Aevig Balaur

  Another great microbrand watch from the vision of one man. AEVIG dates back to 2013 and was started by Chip Yuen in Holland.  He has three successful watches under the AEVIG brand so far; the Corvid, Huldra and the Valkyr.  The Balaur, named after a mythical...
Hands on review – Formex DS2100 model 7020

Hands on review – Formex DS2100 model 7020

  Formex is a Swiss brand that until very recently I was totally unaware of. Started in 1999 by H.P.Gradel and partners, the company had no prior history of making watches.  As a result, they were not motivated to fall back on any watch designs from the past. ...
Hands on review – Classic Rebel Time Chrono White

Hands on review – Classic Rebel Time Chrono White

  I really appreciate new microbrands that have a real history.  Rebel Time of Brooklyn, New York is precisely one of these companies. The company traces it’s roots to Shneur Lakein’s great grandfather Issador, who immigrated from the Ukraine to the...