Chris Beccan of Bexsonn, a blog based in The United Kingdom about watches and whisky just performed a review on the Hanhart Pioneer MonoScope timepiece. A mono-pusher chronograph from a Swiss-German watch company or better yet, a chronograph company. This +130 year old company which has firm roots in pilot chronographs, being one of the first manufacturers that used a column wheel chronograph movement for pilot’s watches.
The review on Bexsonn gives some company background first, including some trivial information about their historical chronograph movements and why Hanhart uses the red pushers on their chronographs. Besides sharing his opinion about the Pioneer Monoscope, Chris also shows his photographing skills.
Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more