Hands-on – The Powerfull Feynman Fjord

Hands-on – The Powerfull Feynman Fjord

Review
It's no secret I'm a fan of Feynman Timekeepers. You can read or reread my article of the One Eclipse, the Cove, and of course my interview with the creator of the brand right here. In 2021, I can't remember exactly when, Yong Keong Lim told me he was going to release a new collection. I'm honest with you, I was directly excited to be able to try this new creation. I was able to spend several weeks with the Fjord Magma and obviously this piece is a great success. The Case For the Feynman Fjord collection, the brand decided to use again the unique aesthetic of the Feynman Cove. This is a compressor styled case that honestly I really like. In terms of size, I think that every kind…
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Interview Pierre Bernheim – Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland

Interview Pierre Bernheim – Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland

Interview
A few weeks ago we had the chance to sit down and speak with Pierre Bernheim, Founder of 26 Spirits of Switzerland. Now, let's jump into the story of this young brand... Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I’m 38 years old, married to a beautiful woman and father of 3 wonderful kids. Besides, I’m the grandson of Mr Raymond Weil who transmitted me his passion for watches and flying. After working in the family brand for 6 years, I launched my own watch brand 88 RUE DU RHONE in 2012. 10 years later, with 36 national markets opened, and more than 150’000 watches sold worldwide, the brand was acquired by a leading Chinese business group. Being a born entrepreneur, I could…
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Interview Mael Oberkampf – Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch

Interview Mael Oberkampf – Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch

Interview
These last days I had the chance to speak with Mael Oberkampf, Founder of Timeless Swiss Watch. You know that I really really like his job so I wanted to know more about him and about his brand. Oh yes I already reviewed the HMS Collection early this year …. So click to read. Let’s go ;-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I grew up in Switzerland not far from Geneva and have always had an interest in industrial design and architecture. After training as a graphic designer, I set up on my own to embark on 3D architectural illustration, and ended up also working for some watchmakers like Richard Mille or Ladoire. It's the founder of this last brand who transmitted me the watchmaking…
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The Sacred Crafts – The luxury of sustainability

The Sacred Crafts – The luxury of sustainability

Review
Making watches using only recycled materials: this is the mission of The Sacred Crafts. Let's discover their new model. The Grand Mer is born from the recovery of boat propellers. The mission of The Sacred Crafts is to make watches using recycled materials and with the aim of having a strong impact on coral reefs and coastal protection.An ambitious project born from a great passion for nature and the sea. A watch made from bronze recovered from the propellers of abandoned boats and countless meters of fishing nets no longer used.All the components of this timepiece make one perceive a real research that goes beyond the concept of recycling.In fact, the most striking thing was the realization of SeaGlass, a material made using a special biological resin to transform the…
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Review – Timeless Swiss Watches

Review – Timeless Swiss Watches

Review
Several weeks ago I discovered on the social networks a new Swiss microbrand named Timeless. I’ve been directly captivated by the design of the piece and so I decided to contact Mael Oberkampf, the founder and designer of the brand (an interview will come in the next weeks). After some weeks of conversation he decided to send me the two watches that are part of his first collection. Let’s welcome home the HMS watches :-) I was honestly happy that he accepted my proposal because I was quite intrigued by these pieces. It is quite rare to find a new brand, or micro brand, which has a more or less affordable price, and which has a totally different design than what is already on the market. So yes, for those who…
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Isotope Goutte d’Eau Compressor Diver Watch

Isotope Goutte d’Eau Compressor Diver Watch

Review
We start the year with a new contributor and here is his first article…. Oh yes, welcome Giuseppe ;-) We already talked about their really cool Rider Jumping Hours, but here we will present something different ! Today I would like to present you a really cool Diver watch from Isotope, The Goutte d'Eau!  This watch has a nice concept history and a design approach that is quite timeless. In fact, The Goutte d’Eau shape takes inspiration from the design of the 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C SS Coupé, widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cars ever built. This watch has also another interesting feature, a bespoke and exclusive stainless steel bracelet with a discreet extension clasp mechanism that allows you to quickly change the bracelet size to wear over a…
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Last of 2020 – Rogue Horology Type 1 Diver

Last of 2020 – Rogue Horology Type 1 Diver

Review
Finally we arrive at the end of this very bizarre year ... We must admit that the Covid has turned everything upside down and for us watch journalists the year was really strange ... No trade fairs, no real contact with people, difficulties in trying on watches, and so on. Well, it was the same thing for everyone and even if 2021 arrives I'm not sure there will be any real improvements. It does not matter, Watchisthis will continue to disseminate information about watches under $ 2500, microbrands, but not just that ... And yes it is an announcement, we will also evolve in 2021. And to end this year I wanted to highlight to a project that I really like. This is Rogue Horology from Singapore. Well I’m honest…
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Interview Yong Keong Lim – Founder of Feynman Timekeepers

Interview Yong Keong Lim – Founder of Feynman Timekeepers

Interview
These last days I had the chance to speak with Yong Keong Lim, Founder of Feynman Timekeepers. You know that I really really like his job so I wanted to know more about him and about his brand. Oh yes I already reviewed the One Eclipse and the beautiful Cove.... So click to read. Let's go ;-) Could you tell us a bit about you and about your story with watches? I started serious watch collecting in 2010. Prior to that I had only a few watches which were gifts from my family. The interest actually grew when I first saw the Rolex Air King which my dad had. I started searching for information of the Air King and I ended up joining SGROC (Singapore Rolex Owners Club) forum. From…
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The really special Atowak Windows

The really special Atowak Windows

Review
Something new today… Our friend Michał Dziubiński from Katowice in Poland gives us his thoughts about one of his new watches… And let's say that it's a really nice one. So yes, he wanted to present us a new microbrand from HK named Atowak. Let's go Michał it's your turn ;-) I'm really happy because I have the chance to be with the ATOWAK Windows from already some weeks and I have to say that love this watch! I saw this piece on Kickstarter and I directly fell in love with it. They have 2 models: Window and Window Pro. I like both but for me the version Pro is harder to read time, despite this, it looks awesome and I wanted it so much! I have chosen the blue…
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The WOW effect of the Kaal Multiverse

The WOW effect of the Kaal Multiverse

Review
These last days I had the chance to try the Kaal Multiverse and honestly it’s a stunner. If you want a conversation piece at reasonable price, then this one is for you. You can find the different variations of the Multiverse collection on their website at the Super Early Bird price of 380$ (then it will be retail at $699). It’s honestly a good deal compared what you already have on the market… I talk of course of « special design pieces » only. Each of the three watches presented on the Kickstarter camapign are representative of one of the three main aspects of our solar system: the Earth, its Moon and our Sun (or better named Earth for Gaea, Sun for Sol, and Moon for Artemis).  Alvin Lew, co-owner of the brand,…
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