Category Archives: press

Salon QP 2013

One man’s thoughts on a fantastic fair Salon QP, 7-9 November 2013, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK By R. Jay Nudds Having had the honour of attending the recent Salon QP exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, it would be unforgivable not to comment on the many inspiring things, intriguing trends and wealth of optimism I witnessed […]

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Deeper Technical Plunge for Blancpain

After several weeks of mystery, Blancpain finally unveiled their new watch on October 25th 2011 at the Dubai Mall Aquarium. Christened “X Fathoms”, this 55,6 mm novelty titanium timepiece is a  sophisticate mechanical diving computer accurate to 30 centimeter down to 15 meter of depth. Only a handful of brands has achieved to produce watches with […]

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New German Manufacture Chronograph With Central Minute Counter

Last month saw the simultaneous release by two competing German brands of a new chronograph calibre with central minute hand. This particular display replicates a function of the legendary and sadly discontinued Lemania 5100: namingly, a central minute counter allowing a more natural reading of measured time than the ubiquitous 30 minutes subdial commonly found […]

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Great loss for the watch projects community

I am saddened to hear about the passing away of renowned watch modder Noah Fuller on April 13th, 3 days after his 41st birthday and 12 days before his wedding anniversary. Noah Fuller was one of the earliest entrepreneurs offering custom watches and aftermarket parts for Seiko and ETA movements. Having amongst other things created […]

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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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