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. In today's entry, we're talking to the owner of Schofield Watch Company, Giles Ellis. In his reminiscing, he goes back,
Round up by Kenny Yeo
In the second edition of our bi-weekly news roundup, we check out the new MB&F HM3 Megawind, explore the science behind black watches, learn about an indestructible Omega watch, and check out previews of two watches that will debut at Basel World 2013.
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It's the end of August and we take a close look at Panerai's new tourbillon pocket watch and also what some diehard Paneristis think about the direction the brand is taking. Elsewhere, we review IWC's very classy new Portuguese Chronograph Classic, Schofield's exquisite Signalman DLC and Chanel's very shiny J12
For a while I was talking to Giles Ellis as he was in the midst of starting a watch brand. It was interesting to see yet another independent watch brand thrust themselves along supported by one enthusiastic founder faced with a number of challenges. Ellis, and Englishman, wanted a watch
I have a special place in my heart for products that exhibit a singular vision. When a product is painstakingly formed to one person's idea of how good it could be if no one else got in the way. An individual or small team with exacting standards, heaps of confidence,