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Review: Vario Goes to the Trenches

When I got the call asking if I’d be up for reviewing the third watch by Vario, the WWI 1918 Trench Watch, I was genuinely excited. I remember seeing Vario’s second watch, the Empire, and being really impressed with the build quality and value that it presented. Military watches have proven a lasting interest of…

Review: NTH submerges 2K1 line deep in details

With the release of the all new 2K1 series of submariner-styled timepieces, NTH Watches is diving for new depths in details, specifications and size. At just shy of 44 mm, the 2K1 line is the largest of the company’s sub line, and as the name suggests, water resistance is beefed up to an impressive 2001…

D-Day: Tockr takes flight with bronze tribute to Normandy mission

When is a watch more than the sum of its parts? That’s the question posed and answered by Tockr’s D-Day collection of timepieces, which each contain a piece of Allied WWII history. The dial is cut from a piece of an American C-47 paratrooper transport plane named, “That’s All, Brother,” which led the airborne invasion…

Engineering Elegance: The Mauron Musy Amure 03 mixes ingenuity with luxury

Every year, the horological faithful await new offerings from major producers and drool over the spectacular inner workings of high end timepieces. Rarely do the external components of the watch generate the same sort of excitement. But when a company essentially reinvents the way water resistance is achieved, it should raise plenty of eyebrows –…

Review: TSAO Baltimore dives into naval history with the Torsk

With the Torsk Diver, Alan Tsao of TSAO Baltimore has taken his company to new depths, offering a robust diver to complement his earlier dress watch release. The young microbrand pays tribute to the U.S.S. Torsk, a WWII submarine. A portion of the proceeds from each watch sale will benefit the submarine’s maintenance as a…

Review: Junghans Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus

As a general rule I dislike watch reviews for a watch that is either already sold out, generally unobtainable, or wasn’t made available to the general public.  That being said, I wanted to do a review of the officially “sold out” Junghans “max bill Automatic Edition 100 Jahre Bauhaus” for three reasons: 1.) because the…