Review – Stoic Sports Watch

Review – Stoic Sports Watch

Recently I reviewed The Chronograph from STOIC, a new microbrand started by the well known English watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin.  Currently there are three watches in the STOIC line and for this review I have the STOIC Sports watch, which as the name indicates, is...
Review – NOWA Shaper Smart Watch

Review – NOWA Shaper Smart Watch

NOWA is a relatively new watch brand in a category that is best described as the hybrid smart watch or smart travel watch.  In this case the watch looks like a conventional minimalist analog watch, but when linked to your smart phone with Bluetooth the watch can do...
Review – NODUS Retrospect

Review – NODUS Retrospect

Photo courtesy of NODUS NODUS Watches is a new Los Angeles based microbrand that should really be noticed.  The company has developed two exquisite lines of watches at this time, the Contrail and the Retrospect.  For this review I have a Retrospect in Industrial...
Review – Pontvs Fonderia Navale Veneto

Review – Pontvs Fonderia Navale Veneto

New watch brands are emerging from all over the world, with many having the idea of using well proven components with a unique mix of elements.  For this review I have the Pontvs Fonderia Navale Veneto, one of three lines from the company.  Currently Pontvs is...
Review – Crafter Blue Professional Diver’s Watches

Review – Crafter Blue Professional Diver’s Watches

Crafter Blue is a new Hong Kong based watch company begun in 2013 by Steve Chan, a Seiko enthusiast.  The first product line manufactured by Crafter Blue was and is their high end curved rubber straps, primarily made for various Seiko dive watches.  No one else makes...