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The Pansar Augmented watch hides it smarts behind an analog face

The Pansar Augmented is a Swedish smart watch that looks like a standard three-handed wristwatch. However, with the tap of a button, you can view multiple data points including weather, notifications, and even sales data from your CRM. Pansar is a Swedish watch company that uses Swiss movements and hand assembled components to add a dash of luxury to your standard workhorse watch.

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The CJR Commander adds some aviationpunk to your wrist

Another weekend, another mechanical watch. This time we have the Commander from CJR, the company that brought us the Airspeed last year. This unique piece features an unusual curved dial and rotor-like seconds wheel that harkens back to some strange alternate future where airplanes become sentient. Early bird watches cost $449 and come on a thick leather strap. The aircraft industry is all about innovation and this feature is something wonderfully unique. The traditional second hand of the Commander Series has been scrapped in favor of a second wheel. This…

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Breitlings Avenger Hurricane 45 watch uses dense composites to stay light

According to horological legend the first luxury watch made of steel the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak caused great consternation when it launched in 1972. Up until then there were timekeepers small, cheap watches like Timex and Seiko and expensive pieces that you handed out at retirements from brands like Rolex and Patek Philippe. To build a luxury watch in steel was an outrage but eventually steel surpassed watches made of precious metals. Just wait until those steel naysayers hear about a luxury watch made of plastic. Why would you want…

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