Category Archives: forum watch

Proyecto Tokkotai, Spanish initiative of a Japanese icon assembled in Poland

Earlier this year (2013) the Spanish forum ClubSeiko decided to make their first project the Proyecto Tokkotai in tribute to the WWII Japan Imperial Navy pilot’s Seikosha.  The idea is to keep the dial and hands as close as possible to the original. The 316L steel case has been sized to 43 mm and the water-resistance to […]

Posted in assembler, forum watch, historic designs, legacy, Limited edition, militarophilia, Seiko, SII NH35 | 4 Comments

Minimalistic watches from World Heritage capital of Scotland

Born and raised in Scotland, designer Fraser Gordon has been working as an architectural model maker and collecting entry-price quartz and mechanical watches in capital Edinburgh. For more than a decade, Fraser kept throwing ideas on paper from digital watches to physics-bending ideas, until he decided to go back to fundamentals: less is more. The Scottish […]

Posted in arty, brand of origin, forum watch, Limited edition, novelty, original designs, Unitas 649X | 1 Comment

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. consistently started publishing news about boutique brands in July 2009 and the site traffic almost doubled between December […]

Posted in editorial, forum watch, ISO-certified, Limited edition, militarophilia, novelty, parts, pimp your watch, Seiko | Leave a comment

The Poor Man’s Fifty Fathoms

Seiko has a rock-solid reputation when it comes to their diving watches and über-affordable Seiko 5 collections. Standing on the shoulders of their legacy, history and Intellectual Property, Seiko are rightly the last company that one would expect to attempt to draw inspiration from competition. This is the certainty that was challenged in the minds of some forumers when they discovered Seiko’s latest 42mm-wide […]

Posted in forum watch, historic designs, legacy, Limited edition, militarophilia, pimp your watch, Seiko | 5 Comments

Proyecto Pleamar para el Foro de Relojes

Hat tip to Grégory Pons of [EDITED Feb 18, 2011] When it comes to diving watches, there is very little information publicly available regarding one of the most remarkable Swiss case makers of all times. Located in Bassecourt, in the heart of Swiss Jura mountains, Ervin Piquerez S.A. used to produce and supply watch […]

Posted in ETA 2824-2, forum watch, historic designs, legacy, Limited edition, made-to-order, militarophilia, Spain