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I’ve always been impressed with how much dedication Minuteman Watches shows towards supporting veteran causes. They have run a number of support campaigns in the past and this year they have selected Homes For Our Troops to be its 2019 nonprofit partner. That means that a portion of all sales of Minuteman watches for this year will go to help Homes For Our Troops build adaptive homes for severely injured post 9/11 veterans.
Alpha is a Chinese watch company that has been in business over 26 years and specializes in remarkable high value, high quality watches. For this review I have their homage to the legendary Omega Moonwatch.
The Hemel Hydrodurance is part of the new HD series of Marvin Menke’s line of dive watches. To make a dive watch stand out from the crowd and still perform in an exemplary manner is difficult in today’s vast market of dive watches.
USER SUBMITTED – In recent years we’re seeing the rise of small independent brands that increasingly appeal to enthusiasts. Gruppo Gamma was founded in 2013, fuelled by a strong desire to design and build timepieces that can be appreciated by collectors and aficionados.
New watch brands are developed all the time. Different passions help turn an idea into reality where the product reflects the people or person behind the brand. Giorgio Piola is a real person who has made a 50 year career as the top illustrator, author, technical analyst, television commentator and journalist of Formula One (F1) cars.
Singapore have been producing some cool design and concept of micro brands lately and it’s no exception that Advisor Watches, an independent brand is joining the list as well. I am fortunate enough to be given an early access to preview and review the 2 prototypes of Ascent Classic and Ascent Skull.
One of the first watches I reviewed for Microbrand Watch World was from CX Swiss Military Watch. It was an indestructible dive chronograph watch that was large, heavy and imposing. For this review, I have another example of their chronograph watches.
DWISS was founded in 2011 by Rafael Simoes Miranda, a watch designer since 2006. Rafael has done designs for over 15 brands of watches and is a winner of numerous design awards. Nothing seems more appropriate than an experienced watch designer going forward with his own watch brand in Switzerland, the world’s center of fine watch manufacturing.
The people in TACS have been super awesome and sent me another watch to review. This time, it’s the Day & Night model from their latest collection. I am super excited about this watch as this is my first time trying out a single-hand dial watch concept, and it would be interesting where this review would lead me to. Let’s start with what Day & Night is all about.
Shenzhen Bo Lin Watch Industrial Company Ltd of China has until recently been a manufacturer of watches for numerous brands. In the last few years, they have decided to offer their own watch brand, NEYMAR.