AE. 12 | Blok Watches | Neil Ferrier
The search for a Swiss-Made, Kid-Proof, and 'Barracuda Proof,’ adventure watch for a 5-year-old.
Meet Neil Ferrier, Owner at Discommon, Co-Founder of Blok Watch Company (@blokwatches), and a friend in the #watchfam.
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Blok Watches are Swiss-Made, Kid-Proof, and 'Barracuda Proof’ bio plastic watches.
Disruptive x Uncommon = Discommon
"In an increasingly digital world, Blok is proudly analogue. We exist to champion the balance of metaverse fluency and real world wheelie-popping. Our unique time management system allows kids to understand and harness the rarest and most universal commodity of all... time."
On Neil’s wrist- the Bulgari Octo Finissimo 2022 10th Anniversary 'Sketch' LEs (article via Hodinkee)
April 2018- The Telegraph: "Schools are removing analogue clocks from exam halls as teenagers 'cannot tell the time' Schools are removing analogue clocks from examination halls because teenagers are unable to tell the time, a head teachers’ union has said."
Monocoque case- The word monocoque is a French term for "single shell". For watches, this means the case is all one piece, and commonly the movement is loaded through the front along with the crystal.
Word of the episode Scottisher | (skŏt′ĭsh'er)- when one gets more Scottish with every drink : see Whiskey
Upcoming from Blok
Smaller straps for even younger kids
Strap shop for Blok
Ocean Plastic watch strap
Cheapest Nato “Paratrooper” strap in 18mm fits for my 5-year-old’s “adventure watch”