Launched in December 2011, the SparrowHawk II from Techné met with great success. Thirty-eight months later, the brand unveils a new version that switches between two mechanisms designed 38 miles on opposite sides of the Tokyo Bay in Japan. Designed for outdoors enthusiasts, the SparrowHawk is assembled with a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal and a surgical […]
After successfully crowfunding a diving watch in 2011 and a chronograph in 2014, VANTGARD Ltd. opened pre-orders on a dual-time Swiss Concept field watch. Overseeing development of the brand Techné, Swiss studio VANTGARD Ltd. hoped to bring this unique, three-year battery, Swiss Concept watch to production through crowdfunding. The timepiece was designed to combine great […]
The multifunction quartz Merlin 280.052 with Dark Brown oiled strap is featured on the August 2014 edition of GQ British. Content copyright GQ British. Reproduced under Fair Use.
After a long development that left collectors on the edge of their seats, VANTGARD Ltd. announced the upcoming release of the SparrowHawk II Eco (5 year battery), Reference 477. Using the same casing design as the 2011 SparrowHawk II, the Ref. 477 Eco sees the VK63 calibre from Seiko Instruments replaced by the 0S20 from […]