Author: Nick Warner
Niranjan has had his eye on this one in the Microbrand Watches group for a while now. Pancor are now live with their campaign for the P01, available in 3 styles, the Classic, Nighthawk and Heritage. The P01 uses the Seiko VK64 mecha-quartz movement to power their pilot themed offering. At nearly 70% funded on their launch day (at time of writing), This one looks set to go the distance.
Chrono’s are very popular at the moment on crowdfunding platforms. This one by Camber Watches has a simple, clean dial design that is very appealing and highly legible. If automotive themed chrono’s are your thing then this is well worth a look. It’s available in stainless steel, black pvd and plated rose gold with an ivory or black dial.
After the immense success of KLOK-01, which has recently created history on Kickstarter online crowd funding platform by amassing more than 486,800 Euros (The KS campaign is still running), the young watch brand klokers unveils its latest model: KLOK-02. Designed for travellers, KLOK-02 makes both international travel and communication easier by letting the wearer knows the time anywhere else on the planet at the push of a button. Read the preview in full over at Master Horologer
The 47mm ANN0811 is a new upcoming project from Andersmann Watch. With features like 1000m water resistance, Sapphire Crystal and ETA 2892-A2 movement, this will be one to keep an eye on! The sandwich dial with its vintage lume is well complemented by the geometric bezel. The Andersmann Watch will be available around November. You can stay up to date with the launch on their Facebook page. For full preview and more photos take a look at Watch & Worn
The Time Bum has been a busy blogger with a massive 3 part roundup of upcoming projects. There’s a little something for everyone here! Have a browse and click on the pictures to go to the full articles if you see something you like. UPDATE: You can’t keep a good Time Bum down! Part 4 has just released and now added.
In case you were not following lately the microbrand watch scene, let me tell you, there is a lot that is happening right now, and while it was not easy to chose, here are three projects that I think, you should keep an eye on: Don Kylne and their upcoming collection of cushion shaped watches, Meshable and their German minimalist chronographs, and finally, we’ll take a look at an upcoming brand from Singapore, Vorque Watches. Read the full preview by www.watchpaper.com here
(Editor’s note: This review by The Time Bum of my own brand is reposted in full from the original source with permission) Several months ago, I introduced you to Nick Warner, a South African transplanted to New Zealand who was hard at work on a bold dual-crown watch, the Uhuru Impi Automatic. That watch is now shipping to early backers all over the world and The Time Bum has one in his greedy paws, ready for review.