A little while back on worn&wound we took a look at the Seagull 1963 chronograph (if you don’t recall or missed that one, click here and then come back, we’ll wait). The Seagull 1963 is a faithful representation of column-wheel chronograph watches manufactured in the 1960′s for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.
For those of us deep in the hobby, obsession is part of watch ownership and we each have our own variety. We obsess over straps and bracelets, keeping things clean, water resistance, crystal types, and how accurately our watches run. Thanks to the gents at Hodinkee, we became aware of a new iPhone app that is right up the alley of any watch enthusiast: Twixt Time.
Swatch is not necessarily a brand that pops to mind these days, especially when it comes to mechanical watches. Yes, Swatch was extremely popular during its heyday back in the 1980′s but since then has been perhaps more of a novelty. This month, Swatch introduced a new watch, and a new movement, that it hopes will help it regain some of its former glory.
It’s the end of the world due to a man-made virus that turns humans into vampire-like creatures. As far as you know, you are the only living human left due to your immunity to the virus, and it’s up to you to find a cure.
The pre-Baselworld announcements are in full swing this time of year and we are getting early peaks at several new offerings that will be made available in 2013. Raymond Weil is among those brands who are offering a peak at their upcoming watches and although they are above the usual price point for Worn and Wound they nevertheless caught our eye, including two that are available right now.