Welcome back to an original aBlogtoWatch feature, "My First Grail Watch". In this series, we ask prominent people in the watch industry about the first timepiece that they lusted after. Today, we're speaking with Scott Devon, the founder and Creative Director of Devon Works. While today he's best well-known for
One of the new Devon watches for 2013 to be presented at Baselworld will be this Exoskeleton version of the Tread 1 (reviewed here). This will be Devon's highest-end watch to-date. While the core electro-mechanical movement from the Tread 1 remains more or less the same, and the overall design
John ponders what watches brands would want to place on characters in Downton Abbey, if that was even possible given the era. We also discuss the ludicrously priced new Richard Mille watches and the new Devon Tread 2 timepieces.
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I was amusingly surprised when the video I made of the original Devon Tread 1 watch went viral (you can see it here on YouTube). Posted in 2010, the video showed me playing with the Tread 1 and displaying how its belt-driven time telling system worked. It had about 450,000
This 4th of July, we’d like to make note of a few exceptional watch brands not only based in the USA, but who also produce things here. As we’ve mentioned before, America was once home to some of the greatest manufacturers in the world. Unfortunately, our golden age in the
Not so long ago, in a galaxy just around the corner, Nixon released a new wave of Star Wars watches in anticipation of the upcoming installment of the world famous franchise. Today, we announce the release of another Star Wars-inspired watch from another American brand: watches from Devon Works are
I am pleased that Scott Devon considers my opinion valuable enough to run designs by me and ask me questions about the future of his rather cool high-end electromechanical watch brand. As part of this exchange I learned that the highly-anticipated Tread 2 watch that we saw hands-on on here at Baselworld
John "Gant" get a break and we talk about my hands-on time with the Devon Tread 2 Steampunk watch. We also discuss Roger Dubuis' new strange adverting campaign and giveaway, as well as the winners from the 2012 annual Grand Prix D'Horlogerie de Geneve watch awards.
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According to the code-based gnomes in WordPress, aBlogtoWatch had 430 posted articles in 2012. How we are supposed to choose the top articles from that is news to me. We feel that most of what we did in 2012 was pretty stellar. If you feel that you missed too much,
Coming as I do from an engineering (by training) and manufacturing background, seeing how watches come together is inherently of interest. Getting to see the movement at work is a visual treat, especially as the gears engage and mechanical work is done. Going in a totally different direction is the