One of our favorite English watchmakers Roger Smith (Roger W. Smith) just announced that he has completed a watch commissioned by the British government for Prime Minister David Cameron. Called the GREAT Britain, this is the latest in Roger Smith's series of bespoke timepieces produced…
Roger Smith “GREAT Britain” Watch Specially Made For Prime Minister David Cameron

I remember several years ago I was part of a thread on one of the popular watch forums. I commented that it was too bad we weren't alive during the 40s-60s, what I had considered the "Golden Age" of mechanical watches. It seemed like back…
Breaking Down The 2011 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Awards

After I (Meehna) posted an article on Roger Smith, I got several requests for an article on “independents.” By popular demand, here it is: An independent watchmaker brand is not an easy concept to define because there are so many read more...
The World Of Independent Watch Makers