Eone Bradley Watch

While people who appreciate watches gravitate towards mechanicals, there are some exceptions like your G-Shocks et al that many consider to be must haves for any watch enthusiast. And then there are novelty watches that are just too darn cool that it’s so hard to pass up. The Bradley is one of them.

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X-Frame Vulcan by Umbrella Watch Co.

This watch has got me so conflicted. On the one hand, it’s a cool looking watch. On the other, it has what I consider to be a fatal design flaw – which ended up exposing the horrible after sales service of this company.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s fun to wear to this day 1 And the only reason I could enjoy it was because of my own efforts, which you’ll find out about later – it’s just not something I could recommend to anyone.

But before I go on narrating my whole “ordeal”, let’s at least give the cosmetics a once over to appreciate the good in it.

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1. And the only reason I could enjoy it was because of my own efforts, which you’ll find out about later

Redux COURG Type-A

Photo c/o Jun Vinluan

The Redux COURG takes its cues from vintage pilot instrumentation/watches. Elbert had successfully integrated all these factors into a titanium case with just the perfect balance of size, legibility, and minimalism – that it quickly became one of the most funded watch campaigns in Kickstarter. Definitely one of my go-to tool watches – I grab this just as often as I grab the Rolex.

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