People collect watches for their craftsmanship as well as their looks, and the craftsmanship required to make a watch by hand is in short supply today. Although most watches are made on a production line modern mechanical watches are no less valuable than vintage ones. Find out more about the different watch movements in our guide.
The Kickstarter campaign for the Diewald Seahorse II ended in April, doubling its goal, and the company were kind enough to lend us a review sample so we could give it the once over.
By order of the Chinese government, a national initiative was started in early 1955 to establish a watchmaking industry in the north of the country. The Wuxing would prove to be the humble beginning of what today is probably the largest mechanical watch enterprise in the world.
We first featured the Direnzo DRZ Type 250F a month ago, and we have now had our hands on a review model. Is it worth the $420 asking price?
If you’re in any way interested in clocks, watches and the study of horology, you may have come across a few funny sounding watchmaking words and terms along the way.
Last year, the ALF Norrsken watch hit Kickstarter but failed to meet its target. Will it succeed this time? We spent seven days with the watch to find out.
The Diewald Seahorse II 200 metre diver’s watch launches on Kickstarter tomorrow – with prices starting at an amazing €179.
Artur Akmaev, originally from Russia, now lives in the USA where he produces a very small number of stunning one-off hand-made watches with beautiful engraving and enamelling.He found the time to share his story with WRUK.
Helgray has made a series of affordable watches with great styling and solid specifications, including the Le Mans and the Hornet. Their latest design, the Helgray Bomber, is coming to Kickstarter soon.
If you’ve loved the thought of visiting the world’s largest and most prestigious watch show but thought it was out of reach then think again. Our roving reporter Rikki shows you how to made the trip from the UK to Switzerland including all flights, accommodation and transport to the show and back – all for under £200!