Mod Watch Week: Pick Of The Pops

It’s MOD watch week here at NWC mag, which means we made time to browse the web looking at finished MOD watches we might like to buy. BB MOD Let’s start in France where BB MOD are always producing some sharp Seiko derivatives, can we suse that word without sounding like a City trader? Hell…

Kickstarter Watches: Get Your Motor Running

The famous Swiss made Jacob & Co Bugatti Chiron watch is a luxury item that really makes a statement. Two statements in fact. First, you have $280,000 lying around for a watch and secondly, you love engines – petrol engines, not electric motors. It is a tour de force of miniature engineering. But what about…

Kickstarter Watches: Meisterstein TEOS

We just spotted this new project on Kickstarter and if you love minmalist German watches, this could be worth a look. Here’s the word; Meisterstein is proud to launch its second timepiece on Kickstarter: the Meisterstein TEOS. A minimalist and modern automatic watch – made in Germany. In 2021, we launched our first successful Kickstarter campaign with the…

Indie Brands: Heron Gladiateur Offers Classic Style

We had a heads up from Heron in Canada, who have a new 41mm wide, automatic model in the pipeline. It’s on Kick right now and fully funded already, with prices on pre-order starting at about £235 which is great value for the spec we think. More here. Here’s the press info; Héron is proud…

Galo O.E.G. Auto: Classic Lines, Seiko Power

The Seiko NH35/36 movements are a benchmark automatic power unit, so you have to admire Indiegogo brands like Galo, who are making good use of them. The latest crowdfunded project – dubbed O.E.G. – is a classic styled, three hand auto, with date or day/date window options. Plus Italian leather straps for an extra £12…

MMI Turret Marine Chrono: Pre-Order Deals

MMI Watches Turret Marine is still funding on the IndieGoGo platform and their Seiko VK powered chrono is available in a variety of dial colours on pre-order. Although the grey dial has sold out – just shows, grey is definitely the in colour this year. It has a real Le Mans motorsport vibe to it,…

Gustave & Cie To Launch Jules Verne Watch on Kickstarter

The word from Gustave & Cie in Paris, who are taking inspiration from Jules Verne; Today, the French watch company Gustave & cie presents Jules, its new model and the brand’s first automatic watch. The Jules watch is assembled, prepared and inspected in France, from Besançon to Paris. For this new collection, Gustave & cie…

Kickstarter: Horizon Nautilus Dive is a Great Adventure Alternative

There are lots of 300m dive watches on the market. Some from mainstream Swiss brands can cost you over £3000 and they look beautiful too. Then there are hundreds of Indie watch brands, all using the fantastic CAD tech available now, so you can basically manufacture stuff on demand. Horizon is a new brand based…