Category Archives: ETA 2836

New Prometheus Collections

Amongst micro-brands, Prometheus (www.prometheuswatch.com) is very prolific. After the Ocean Diver, Recon 5 and Manta Ray, this microbrew brand has been expanding their collection range with new additions: Baiji Featuring tritium vials, this nautical watch uses an ST2130 movement made by Tianjin Seagull. Tritium vials use the radioactive decay of tritium to keep the compound shining. The […]

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introducing: International Watchman

We used to have favorable comments about International Watchman on this blog, but it was brought to our attention that owner Ron Sabo has been engaging since 2012 in activities that can only be described as IP trolling: Sep 2012 http://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthread.php?54073-International-Watchman-Inc-NATO-G10 Nov 2013 http://www.mwrforum.net/forums/showthread.php?61181-More-news-about-International-Watchman Oct 2014 http://www.dailyreportingsuite.com/ip/news/_nato_and_nato_g_10_marks_not_proven_generic_for_watches Watchproject.com was created to promote the re-use and […]

Posted in aftermarket parts, assembler, ETA 2836, historic designs, Limited edition, militarophilia, straps, Unitas 649X | 4 Comments

introducing: Aeronautec watches

Having been around since 2006, Aeronautec offers dressy and sporty mechanical watches. The founders have decided to connect the brand with aviation, as illustrated by the Website’s extensive use of beautiful photographs of aircafts. Aeronautec indiscriminately uses Swiss movements and their Asian clones, and the watches are mostly distributed throughout Germany for the time being. […]

Posted in brand of origin, ETA 2824-2, ETA 2836, militarophilia, saturation diving, stock design, Valjoux 7750, Valjoux 7751 | Leave a comment

introducing: Christopher Ward

The brand Christopher Ward was created in Summer of 2004 by three friends: Mike France and Peter Ellis, who would both look after the retailing, and Chris Ward, who brought in the watchmaking know-how. Read the Timezone interview. Their aim was to create “the cheapest most expensive watches in the world” by harnessing margins without […]

Posted in arty, brand of origin, ETA 2824-2, ETA 2836, historic designs, Limited edition, London, UK, militarophilia, original designs, straps | Leave a comment

Prometheus new collections

Prometheus watch company has been working on a new Swiss made collection, the Ocean Diver. Ocean Diver (with ETA 2836-2 movement) Ocean Diver GMT (with Prometheus GMT movement Swiss made and based on ETA 2836-2) Ocean Diver Chrono version (with ETA 7750 movement) Each model with meet the following specs: sandblasted water resistant 300 meters […]

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