Watch I Love : Pangaea Day Date by Meistersinger

In the Westphalian city of Münster, Germany, there is a small watch manufacturer – MeisterSinger. They are best known for their single-hand watches which are based on the idea of the very old watches with only one hand and antique solar watches. From the MeisterSinger Collection, I really like the Pangaea Day/Date. These watches have not only the charm of the single …

3000m under the sea – Andersmann Deep Ocean

Andersmann is a young brand born from passion. It all started with a diver watch given, many years ago, by a father to his son. The happy kid grew up to be a dive watch collector adult. Later, an idea was born: to create watches to fulfil all the wished heavy specifications at affordable prices. In 2014, Raymond Chan, the …

A tribute to a horological icon – Hamilton Intra-matic 68 Autochrono

In the last years, an entire wave of vintage-looking watches or re-editions of some iconic timepieces hit the market. As for example we have the Marloe Lomond Chronoscope or the Straton Syncro, both reviewed by Watchisthis?!. From the “old” brands, we can remember the Ball Engineer II Genesis, released at their 125 years brand anniversary. The list is long and …

Fin Watches Spire arrived on Kickstarter

We too often see the same kind of watches on Kickstarter, so when you have a new project with something completely different, you have to talk about it. And it’s a pleasure when it’s a product well thought – something with style, practical application and a genuine philosophy behind it. Fin Watches is the fruit of the imagination of the …

From an Autosport legend to modern watches – Direnzo DRZ_Type250F

Founded just two years ago as an homage to family and vintage race cars, Direnzo Watches promises exquisite design and excellent quality. The story of Direnzo starts years in the past in the small town of Bomba near the Abruzzo, in the province of Chieti, Italy with the grandfather of Sergio Godoy Di Renzo – Founder of DIRENZO watches. Sergio …

Fromanteel – Pendulum Special Dark Edition

Some months ago the Dutch brand Fromanteel launched their first mechanical wriswatch under the name of Pendulum. Its name is a direct reference to the pendulum clock made by the Fromanteel clockmakers family in the 1660s. The pendulum became known as the world’s most innovative and precise clock – an amazing manifestation of the craftsmanship of that time. The Dutch …

Willis and Judd goes almost full carbon

You probably heard about their first collection that they launched in October 2016. For this one they used carbon fiber for the dial and a quartz movement. You can read more about it on Watchisthis?! by clicking just right here. Today and after a successful first Kickstarter campaign, they are back with the launch of a new watch. As for …

In search of the new world – Maen Manhattan 40

Maen Watches is a brand originated from Stockholm, known for their affordable “Classic Moon” timepieces released a while ago and reviewed recently by Watchisthis?!. The two Dutch founders continue their quest in offering high-quality affordable pieces by releasing a new collection named Manhattan 40. The new collection’s name has the same inspiration from the Dutch ship, Halve Maen (Half Moon), …

A touch of elegance with ERROYL Duke Collection

ERROYL is a watch brand coming from Australia with some high quality and affordable watches and which is not a stranger for Watchisthis?! as we interviewed Wes Knight, the ERROYL CEO, for the Summer 2016 edition of the Magazine. In this one we also had the opportunity to present and review their Regent Collection. The ERROYL team released this year a new collection under the name …

Building an empire… of watches – Imperium

We are witnessing, once again, a micro-brand’s attempt to conquer the horological market using a crowdfunding platform. In this case, the Imperium Watches, a small company from Singapore, is trying the impress with not one but three distinctive collections wearing the name of great empires: The British Empire featuring 4 models, the Persian Empire with three watches and the Roman …