Category Archives: made-to-order

introducing: Temporanea Manifattura Fiorillo

Unveiled by TLex of and mentionned by Grégory Pons of, 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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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

Watchprojects’ most popular topics in 2010

I took a short break from these Winter Holidays to visit relatives across Northwestern Europe. Due to unforeseen heavy snow, my journey turned into “Around Western Europe in 80 hours”. Luckily I was able to reach destination sound and safe… with my luggage intact. Winter Solstice is good news for residents of the Northern Hemisphere, as it marks the moment when […]

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Your future eX-watch

Hat tip to Grégory Pons of 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 […]

Posted in assembler, brand of origin, ETA 28XX, made-to-order, Unitas 649X, Valjoux 775X | 1 Comment

introducing: Barrington Griffiths watch company

Mr. Mark Griffiths, founder of the Barrington Griffiths Watch co. kindly contacted me to announce the imminent launch of their first collection. Called the Modern Classic, it will be available from January 3rd 2011 in three choices of dials:  black, blue and orange.     Based in Calgary, Canada, the company runs a small workshop where they design and build the custom […]

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