Watch Happening – Best of the Blogs – October 2017

 In Round-up

October has come and gone which means it’s time for a new Watch Happening.

This my personal selection of the best watch related articles from all over the web.

Click on the picture or on the hyperlink to read the articles.

Worn & Wound: INTRODUCING THE BRAVUR BW003, THE SWEDISH BRAND’S FIRST MECHANICAL SERIES

This is the Bravur BW003, the first mechanical watch of this Swedish brand. It has a sleek case which is 39 mm in diameter and it’s powered by the SW300. A 25 jewel Sellita automatic.

Source: Worn&Wound: Introducing the Bravur BW003, the Swedish Brand’s First Mechanical Series

aBlogtoWatch: Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph Watch

When you think of watches that had to do with the exploration of space, the Omega Speedmaster comes to mind. You might even come up with the Seiko 6139-6002, the Sinn 140A or the Bulova chronograph. Though, the models which are often overlooked are the Russian pieces, especially the Strela/Sekonda 3017 chronograph. Univaque watches has completely redesigned them and introduced the Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph.

Source: aBlogtoWatch: Univaque Strela Cosmoswatch Chronograph Watch

Worn&Wound: VIDEO REVIEW: NEZUMI LOEWS CHRONOGRAPH

This is the Loews, Nezumi’s classic dual-register chronograph design. The movement is a Seiko Mecha-Quartz, just as the Vouture. The case also has the same style of the Voiture. One of the differences is that the Voiture has a bezel and the Loews has an internal scale on the dial.

Source: Worn&Wound: Video Review: Nezumi Loews Chronograph

Worn&Wound: A Thoroughly British Obsession: Interview with Watch(Smiths) James Merrens

Smiths was a giant of the British watch industry. Today, the name has been bought by Eddie Platts of Timefactors but other than that, Smiths isn’t active anymore. The brand is kept alive by enthusiasts and collectors and one of these is James Merrens, who owns the SmithsWatches website.

Source: Worn&Wound: A Thoroughly British Obsession: Interview with Watch(Smiths) James Merrens

Two Speedmaster CK2915-1 Watches Being Auctioned At Bukowskis

October 2017 is of course known for the auction which included the Paul Newman. However, some other great watches were auctioned as well, including two Speedmaster CK2915s. Check them out.

Source: Fratello Watches: Two Speedmaster CK2915-1 Watches Being Auctioned At Bukowskis

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