Category Archives: pimp your watch

introducing: Resum watch store

Several years ago, I purchased a low-cost nautical watch from the Military Watch Mall on eBay. It appears the store owner has since opened an online store on the Vendio portal. The new store features wrist watches, straps, dials and other types of accessories related to watches.

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Happy New Year! The Most Popular Posts of 2011

As the editor, I would like to wish the reader a Happy New Year, and thank them for their support throughout the year 2011, either by visiting our posts or by linking to them on horological forums. WatchProjects.com consistently started publishing news about boutique brands in July 2009 and the site traffic almost doubled between December […]

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introducing: SK Watch Parts

Based in the German metalsmithing Mecca of Pforzheim, SK Watches sells pare parts for standard Swiss mechanical movements: ETA 2824-2, Unitas 6497, Unitas 6498, Valjoux 7750 and Valjoux 7751. For orders of 10 dials or more, it is possible to have a personal brand printed on the dial. For orders of 75 dials or more, […]

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Ginault, nothing but the Sub

Established in Fremont, California, the founder of Ginault plans to offer bespoke watches based on legendary military diving watches. The Rolex Submariner is the first source of inspiration, ant there is also a dial inspired by the Omega Seamaster 300. Ginault’s Base Module 1 and Silent Service Mark II both come with a Swiss ETA 2824-2 calibre, […]

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Rubberize your Rolex

Hat tip to Gregory Pons of BusinessMontres.com Rolex has a reputation for being extremely conservative when it comes to design novelties. The maison generally takes decades before implementing new designs or new technology. As an example, their recent glidelock buckle was finally introduced to supercede designs that were patented more than half-a-century ago. One of the reasons for Rolex’s exteme caution is that their new technology must be thoroughly […]

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