A Visit To STP Watch Movement Manufacture: Fossil Group’s Answer To ETA - by Ariel Adams -"STP stands for 'Swiss Technology Production,' and it is the Fossil Group's secret weapon to winning the mechanical watch market game. Opened in around 2008 and wholly owned by the Fossil Group, STP produces mechanical movements for both Fossil Group brands as well as a host of undisclosed third-party manufacturers..."
Konstantin Chaykin Lunokhod Prime Watch Hands-On - by Ariel Adams - Read more and see the full photo gallery on aBlogtoWatch.com "I would venture to say that the Russian-made Konstantin Chaykin Lunokhod Prime is one of the most interesting watches in the world. Timepieces such as this really are much more than the sum of their parts from a description of the design. This is the stuff that helps define entire genres and sets the tone for other watch making regions...."
How Manually Wound Watch Movements Compare To Their Automatic Counterparts - by Brian Yates - on aBlogtoWatch.com "One thing we have noticed over the years at ABTW is, with watches, nothing is as simple as it may first seem. Take, for example, the humble automatic watch movement that we see in numerous watches today. This could be the reliable ETA 2892 or 2894 that are used by various companies, the Soprod A10 that is seen more frequently nowadays, or an in-house watch movement..."
Citizen Campanola Mechanical Watches To Use Swiss La Joux-Perret Movements - by Ariel Adams - see and learn more on aBlogtoWatch.com "If you aren't familiar with Campanola, it is a high-end sub-brand of Japanese Citizen watches and has been around for years now as a sort of secret treat for the most dedicated watch fans. Most Campanola watches remain in Japan, but they have had limited distribution around the world..."