Sometimes, something so cool comes to our attention that even though it’s not a watch, we have to show it to you. Well, this is one of those situations, kind of. You see, what we are about to discuss isn’t a watch, but its most fundamental function is powered by one. Introducing the Heartbeat cameras by Kwanghun Hyun, a series of beautiful handmade cameras that utilize watch movements for their timing mechanisms.
Well, you probably already guess what was going to happen when you read our review of the Orient Sparta yesterday. Yep, we’re giving it away. Now that very cool military inspired day/date automatic can be yours, for free, if you’re lucky. Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway!
Ugh… Here we go again. Sitting in front of me is a watch I really like. It’s well made, nice looking, mechanical, a touch different but familiar nonetheless and more over, very affordable. Is it perfect? Nah, what watch is? Do I even want a perfect watch? If I found one wouldn’t the hunt be over?
One of the great things about BaselWorld is being able to see and touch watches that are normally pretty off limits…in fact, there might only be a small handful of those watches in existence to begin with. Naturally, these watches tend to fall into the category of Haute Horology, and are not about to make one of our buyer’s guides, as they cost tens of, to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Most brands that seemingly come out of nowhere tend to take a subtle approach to their entry into the watch market. An ad here, a viral campaign there, but not usually a full on marketing assault. Well, Bomberg, whom we ran a brief intro to not long ago, appeared out of the void and isn’t taking a back seat on building brand awareness.