Following the hands-on review of the Hemel 24, Marvin Menke, the founder of Hemel, suggested that instead of returning the watch, I should offer it here as a giveaway. Since then, it was waiting in its box an opening in our giveaway lineup, and now, finally, I can announce it. The watch is LNIB, it […]

It’s really great to have Barrington sponsoring another giveaway here on WatchPaper and the Microbrand Watches Facebook group. Last year, TimeCaptain had a Barrington Single Winder in for a review and he was very impressed with the quality and its exceptional value (£99/$149 US), you can read his detailed review here. In the meantime, Barrington […]

Our next giveaway is sponsored by X-Frame, a microbrand part of the Umbrella Watch Group that also has an online retail website specialised in fashion watches. Their debut piece, the X-Frame Vulcan, with its geometric volumes was very well received by the Kickstarter community, and now they are preparing their next project, the X-Frame Seer, a […]

Mercer Watch Co. is a really prolific microbrand that never ceases to surprise me. Earlier this year, I had the pleasure to review the Mercer Watch Co. Brigadier Chronograph, which was on Kickstarter at that time. The campaign was a success, but in the meantime, Scott Vuocolo, the founder of Mercer was already busy working […]

European microbrand fans, and not only, probably know Stephan Trimbos as a merchant of microbrands, such as Magrette from New Zeeland, or Halios from Canada. He’s also the owner of Stuckx, that made its debut in 2014 with the massive (44,8 mm / 21 mm) model, appropriately called, The Rock and a more human sized (44 […]