Category Archives: stock design

introducing: Premium Watches Pforzheim

Established as a Civil Law Partnership between German craftsmen located in the city of Pforzheim, Premium Watches offers a range of services of high interest to watch collectors. The partners can do a thorough restoration of timepieces, they can built and decorate a timepiece upon request, and they also have a range of personnalized and private label […]

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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. […]

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introducing: Osirec

Hat tip to Ariel Adams, columnist for Luxist.com. Having been bit by the fascination of their late father for Ancient Egypt, businessman Thierry Peter Savineau and brother Pascal started working in 2002 on a watch brand that would tap into Ancient Egypt’s esthetic and geometric riches. The brand OSIREC was successfully registered in the USA in September 2009 and in the European […]

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introducing: Huguenin

Hat tip to Jason Heaton of Hodinkee.com. There is an extensive lineage of the Huguenin name in the history of Swiss watchmaking, which probably explains why the trade mark registration appears twice in Switzerland: once held by Faude & Huguenin AG and once by Vincent Huguenin. In the US, the mark had previously been registered by […]

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introducing: PJS watches

Hat tip to Watch Otaku. Based in South Korea, PJS aims at worlwide distribution. Their offer consists of quartz watches with tritium vials, and hand wind watches powered by the Seagull ST3900, a Unitas clone. PJS mechanical models are inspired by WWII Italian timepieces and German Beobachtungsuhren (observation watches). Mechanical watches start at USD 239.

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