Category Archives: Watches

Victorinox I.N.O.X. Watch Debut

For its 130th anniversary, Victorinox took an innovative marketing step in August during which “the Original Swiss Army Knife company,” the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), and 250 Internet bloggers gathered to publicly unveil and test … Continue reading

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Szanto 4100 Series Watch Review

Steampunk.  It evokes images of an alternate reality, where the use of 19th century technology dominates a timeline in which the retro is modern.  Picture in your mind’s eye wood and brass replacing carbon fiber and stainless steel.  Analog verses … Continue reading

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German Watch Factory in Action

I was fascinated by this video of watches being manufactured.  From the handwork to the laser engraving–all cool stuff.  NOMOS Glashütte makes 95% of its own innovative watch movements in-house.  Glashütte is a town in Germany where their watch industry … Continue reading

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Minuteman Watches Announce New Knife

Minuteman Watches sent me this press release: “In an effort to expand efforts to raise funds for charities that assist veterans and their families. We are now offering our 1st Minuteman knife. “Our Minuteman knife is a rugged folding knife … Continue reading

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Szanto Displays New Watches at SHOT Show

Once again this year, I had a chance to converse with Jennifer Leonard, the brand manager for Szanto Watches, at their SHOT Show booth.  The display had new designs by owner Barry C0hen which were in keeping with his vision … Continue reading

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Traser’s New Red Combat Watch

The ink had not yet dried on the blueprints for Traser’s new Red Combat model, set for intros at SHOT Show 2014.  When I asked the Traser booth rep if I could see the new watch, she smiled and pointed … Continue reading

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Smith & Bradley Watches

I thought I had walked straight into a Hollywood buddy film.  You know, two dissimilar dudes with a singular goal.  One is a cop and the other is a regular guy.  They have to cooperate and overcome adversity to win … Continue reading

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SHOT Show 2014

The plane flight and hotel room are booked for my trip to Las Vegas tomorrow for the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade Show, known as the SHOT Show.  SHOT will attract some 62,000+ attendees, 1,600 exhibitors, and over 2,500 media … Continue reading

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Szanto Watches 5000 Series Diver

Szanto Watches aimed squarely for a vintage look.  When I saw their dive watch at SHOT Show earlier this year, I thought of skin diving.  Yeah, it’s an old term for free diving.  Fins, mask, maybe a snorkel and spear.  … Continue reading

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Szanto 1000 Series Field Watch Review

Several months back, I had the pleasure of conversing with Mr. Barry Cohen, founder of the Luminox Watch Company.  The story of how he came up with his Szanto Watch line was an interesting listen.  Cohen told me that two … Continue reading

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