Nov 152014
 
The BOLT-68, a bullhead watch that converts into a pocket watch.

Bomberg is a  fairly new watch brand, being established in Neuchâtel, the heart of the Swiss watchmaking  in 2012.
For 2014 they introduced the BOLT-68 collection. Its an interesting and unconventional watch in the mold of the ‘Bullhead’ design which originally started appearing in the 60′s but is still being used even by major brands, Omega having recently released an updated version of their model, the Omega Seamaster Bullhead, which you can read about along with other Bullhead designs here.…

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Nov 132014
 
MB&F's latest 'machine' the HM6 is inspired by 80's Japanese cartoon.

Captain Future is a science fictional hero – originally published in self-titled American pulp magazines between 1940 and 1951 and authored by Edmond Hamilton. In 1978, Toei Animation of Japan produced a Captain Future anime TV series of 53 episodes, based on 13 original Hamilton stories which was dubbed into several languages and proved very popular, particularly in French.…

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Oct 302014
 
Division Furtive Type 50 has "Flux Capacitor" dial.

Division Furtive has announced the production of the Type 50 wristwatch, a new design following its first dual-linear watch: the Type 40, covered here. Like the Type 40 it features an accelerometer enabling the watch to respond to movement so time is displayed when you twist your wrist in front of you. The dial of the Type 50 has been lowered to add transparent cylinders on top of the LEDs to give it the “Flux Capacitor” look.…

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Sep 222014
 
Accurate to 1.5 seconds in a 1000yrs the Hoptroff No. 16 Atomic Wristwatch

The Hoptroff No. 16 Atomic Wrist watch.
After inventing the first Atomic Pocket Watch, the Hoptroff No 10 (pictured below) the company has now released their first Atomic Wrist watch, the Hoptroff No. 16.
Accurate to 1.5 seconds each thousand years it jointly shares the accolade of most accurate wristwatch with the first Atomic powered wrist watch released late last year, the Bathys Cesium 133 Atomic Wrist Watch.…

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Sep 062014
 
Parmigiani Bugatti Mythe

 
Introducing the Parmigiani Bugatti Mythe.
Since 2004, the Swiss brand Parmigiani has collaborated with Bugatti, and over the years the two brands have come together on several occasions to produce a range of cutting edge timepieces such as the previously mentioned Parmigiani Bugatti Super Sport.…

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Aug 282014
 
Luminox Surefire 2211 is a tactical wristlight watch.

Designed for the unique requirements of a highly specialised market,  professionals Tactical watches are few and far between. This latest one, the Luminox Surefire 2211 Wristlight Tactical watch combines a Swiss Luminox quartz watch with the 2211 Wristlight by SureFire and measures a monster 61 by 51 mm and 28 mm thick!…

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Dec 112013
 
Worlds smallest Nixie watch the Kopriso Mi Esposita

A new new Solar Powered Single-Tube Nixie watch from Australian designer Michel van der Meij 
A Nixie tube, also called a cold cathode display is an electronic device used for displaying numerals or other information. The early Nixie displays were made by a small vacuum tube manufacturer called Haydu Brothers Laboratories, and introduced in 1955 by Burroughs Corporation, who purchased Haydu.…

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Nov 142013
 
The Bullhead watch an horological oddity

A bullhead watch has the buttons on top of  the case that recall and were originally inspired by bull horns, chronographs with this design started appearing in the 1960′s and 70′s. This style of design was probably for a practical consideration, its more ergonomic: pressing start and stop buttons on top of the watch case is more pleasant for the position of the hand than using buttons placed on the side.…

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Nov 032013
 
Devon Tread 2 Ships To Retailers

American timepiece manufacturer DEVON has announced that its highly anticipated, electro-mechanical  Tread 2 timepieces are on their way to retailers now. Over 300 preorders were taken for the Tread 2 at Baselworld 2013, and the new Devon Works lab in Pasadena is running at full steam in order to fulfill these orders.…

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Oct 142013
 
Zenith Christophe Colomb Hurricane Grand Voyage

The Zenith Christophe Colomb Hurricane Grand Voyage.

Zenith have just released a new version of their amazing Zenith Christophe Colomb, a part of the “Academy” collection its noted for its gyroscopic module named “Gravity Control” which was a unique technical feat in the world of watchmaking.…

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