TOCKr take off with a winning combination of heritage and style

Normally in this job I get the opportunity to discuss a watch that has launched and behind it is the start of a brand, or a link into an existing brand.     Tockr™ is different in this aspect, we are witnessing the birth of the complete brand, a polished, refined, professional and complete brand….

Ikepod number 2 finished and back to life 

This was more of a repair and build project than a straight service. The customer had spent years scouting the internet for parts to bring this back to life one day. The first job was to inspect the parts for damage, and missing bits. A service of the base Valjoux 7750 movement was very encouraging…

Brellum launch a new ‘Pandial’ range, how can you choose one?

Sébastien Muller has done it again, but this time very quietly – if you ignore that a few Pandials have been at Worn and Wind, on display on request in New York. The Pandial range available on his website has four base options with a host of different combinations – all featuring the Aluminium Tachymeter…

A new sophisticated Brellum Duobox arrives as Autumn approaches

There are so many watches available on the market these days, watches to suit your mood, or watches to suit your style. Then there are the watches that are made to be pieces of excellence to reflect the beauty of time keeping, the Brellum is of course the later, but fits the first also. Since…

Ikepod repair – a beautiful job

I posted recently that I had two Ikepods in for repair, this is an update after the first one is on its way back to its fortunate owner. It was obvious from the beginning that there were issues, a peek inside the rear viewing window showed that the oscillating weight would not spin. So the…

Brellum Watches – so much more than the normal

It would be fair to say that I look at a lot of watches, in fact “breakfast, lunch and dinner” would probably be an understatement. A while ago I came across Brellum Swiss Watches on Facebook, and straight away was excited to see a watch that was so much more than the average microbrand. Beautiful…