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Ardor & Forge is a new independent watch microbrand based in Tyrone, Pennsylvania founded by Zack Rackovan. Zack is an Industrial and Graphic Designer with a strong commitment to preserving and enjoying the outdoors for now and generations to come.
For this review I have what I have been told will be the last watch model to be released by David Freemont under the brand, the d. freemont Airbatic.
Vintro is a new microbrand that was recently started by Uli Baka in Southern Germany. The first watch to be released by the company is their Vintro Le Mans 1952 Chronograph, a watch that honors the 1-2 victory by Mercedes-Benz at the 1952 24 Heures du Mans in France.
As a watch reviewer, we are always fortunate sometimes to be approached by brand requesting for honest feedback and detailed review of the watch. Today I am pleased to present the Pioneer Chronograph from Nordgreen.
Krohauser is a recent new Kickstarter brand from the Munsterland region of Germany started by Thomas Bosse and his four man team. Their first model watch from the company is the Kronhauser Automatic.
Aquatico brands itself as a company that builds and sells mechanical dive watches. Most of their watches can be classified as such, though I previously reviewed one of their pilot watches in their bronze Blue Angels line. I was very impressed by that watch.
Ever since I wrote about the collaboration between Elegantsis and JSK Moto Co back in September 2017, the brand Elegantsis went on to create more models expanding from motorcycle to military theme inspired by the government of Taiwan and Republic of China on various division (eg. Armed Force, Marine, Air Force, Navy and many others).
Opinion is always varied when it comes to something as personal as a watch but there are some designs that have will remain permanently etched into cultural relevance.
d. freemont watches is to me a new watch brand that represents one man’s passion, David Freemont McCready. Until recently, I didn’t know of this brand, but it has been around for over 20 years.
Montres Charmex SA is a long established Swiss watch company that I have reviewed a couple of pieces in the past. Both of those watches were chronographs of excellent quality and attention to detail and good values as well.