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Back in January 2017 I reviewed the Rebel Classic, a quartz chronograph that I really admire. Please check my review for further information about the company. Right now they are offering two watch lines, the Classic Chronograph and the Aviator Chronograph. Soon they will be offering their first dive watch, called the Rebel Aquafin. I have a prototype of the watch with me and from what I have found this watch has a very promising future.
New micro dive watch brands are popping up all the time. The more the better in my book. Some will put you asleep with boring derivative designs and others will really grab your attention. The UNDIVE DARK SEA 500 M is definitely one in the latter category.
Dive watches are one of my favorite watch types. They can be worn almost anywhere and they have always had an adventurous persona about them. Even if you barely get these watches wet, they generally give the wearer the feeling that they won’t let you down under harsh conditions.
We first covered the Superellipse from Jubileon one year ago with their first Kickstarter campaign. I loved the design which was both fresh and timeless. Unfortunately as sometimes happens, the watch was overlooked by crowdfunders and Jubileon had to go back to the drawing board. Thankfully they persevered and have now relaunched the Superellipse with a redesigned dial and hand set.
Pilot watch, check. Dive watch, check. This combination is known as the Bronzo. Imagine part pilot, part diver with a very interesting patina on the case from the bronze metal used. Scuro is a brand from Malaysia and their most recent effort is a bronze hybrid...
A big welcome to our newest contributor, Justin Mack! This will hopefully be the first of many posts bringing a new perspective to the Microbrand Watch World. I'm sure his story about his earliest watches will resonate with many of our readers. If you have any...
ASTROHELM SERIES - TRIBUTE TO HISTORY 31 July, 2017, the team from Advisor Watch Company (AWC) launched their second collection, AstroHelm on Kickstarter, a crowdfunding platform for start-up and aspiring brands. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication....
It’s doubtful that anyone has their finger on the pulse of micro brands like those who actually produce them. Our guest today is Billy Lau from Evertime Orologic. Billy has been involved in making microbrands fro many years as a contract manufacturer and his company has produced watches for several different micros. We asked him to share his thoughts on the design trends he’s noticed as a manufacturer.
DELTAt Watch Company is the brain child of Wai Kwong (Hiro) Cheng from Hong Kong, a young watch enthusiast. Currently his company is offering 8 different watch collections with more to come. When I first noticed the brand I immediately saw originality in his designs with an emphasis on quality. Recently his new design, Nbs-Mk1, won a Iron A Design Award from the International Association of Designers.
NorthTwentytwo is an independent Swedish watch company founded in 2014. The name comes from the location of the company, 22 kilometers North of the Swedish capital of Stockholm.