Category Archives: Watches

Szanto Watch Teaser

I received some boxes from Szanto Watches this week.  The slogan “Time Rediscovered” is apt.  A few months back, I interviewed Szanto’s owner and designer Barry Cohen, the founder of Luminox Watches.  Suffice it to say, the resemblance between the … Continue reading

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Laco B-Uhr Luftwaffe Navigator’s Watch Review

At the outset of World War II, the German government commissioned five watchmakers to produce the Luftwaffe’s Fliegeruhr and B-Uhr aviator watches.  “Fliegeruhr” means pilot’s watch.  B-Uhr is short for “Beobachtungs-Uhr,” or observer’s watch.  Both watches were a gigantic 55 … Continue reading

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Vintage Waltham Pocket Watch Review

(Ed. note:  We are excited to bring Daniel on board to share some of the writing and photography fun!) In 1850, three men banded together and started a company that would later be known as the Waltham Watch Company. These … Continue reading

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BLACKHAWK! Introduces New Line of Watches

BLACKHAWK! Products Group has announced a new line of watches.  The example at the right is called their Deep Sea Operator.   There are several variations of the timepieces in the collection, including the Field Operator, Advanced Field Operator, Race Operator, … Continue reading

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TAG Heuer 1000 Professional Dive Watch

For some strange reason, the desire struck me to buy an old watch.  I own a TAG Heuer Aquaracer 2000 that my wife purchased for me around 2006.  I love that watch’s blue dial and brushed and polished case and … Continue reading

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Szanto Timepieces Debuted at SHOT Show 2013

Time Concepts, LLC has unveiled a new line of watches with an eye to vintage looking, rugged designs.  Szanto Timepieces will offer various models of field watches, chronometers, and dive watches.  They are scheduled to enter the market in May … Continue reading

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Arrival at the SHOT Show 2013

I’ve landed in Las Vegas for the 2013 SHOT Show.  After a nice meal of  Thai at Lotus of Siam last night, I’m psyched to hit Media Day at the Range on Monday, then the show floor for the rest … Continue reading

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Seiko 5 Sports SNZH57 Fathoms Review

In 1953, the Swiss Blancpain SA watch company was commissioned to construct a diving watch for the French Navy Combat Diver School.  The watch was a collaboration between then Blancpain CEO Jean-Jacques Fiechter and French Naval Officers Captain Robert Maloubier … Continue reading

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