Category Archives: Unitas 649X

introducing: Neuhaus watches

Founder Manuel Neuhaus is quite an interesting man: Having dropped out of school to become a photographer, he trained in painting and design before earning his living by producing computer graphics in the early 1990’s. Herr Neuhaus then worked as a freelance media designer, but in 2007, he discovered the facinating world of watches. Manuel […]

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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 […]

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introducing: Temporanea Manifattura Fiorillo

Unveiled by TLex of OceanicTime.com and mentionned by Grégory Pons of BusinessMontres.com, Italian entrepreneur Federico Fiorillo launched his watch company. Temporanea Manifattura Fiorillo was first born in Spring 2009, as a project to supply a small number of watches to friends. Mr. Fiorillo was quickly overwhelmend by orders, and so he decided to plan production […]

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Your future eX-watch

Hat tip to Grégory Pons of BusinessMontres.com. Based in Switzerland, watchmaker Peter E. Kreuter-Gariko launched the Web site eX watches, where according to the founder, customers can order an eXclusive timepiece. I was expecting the catalog to show a range of watch components that one can choose from, but apparently the only choices are pre-organized […]

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introducing: Wei & Friends, the hands that carve time

Combining the skills of watchmaker and designer, Martin Weichert set on to create his personal watch collection 2 years ago. His vision was to create watches with a high level of craftsmanship and an uncommon design. Interestingly, one of his sources of inspiration being abstract British sculptor Henry Moore, Weichert describes his creations as Watchsculptures. […]

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