Editor's note: This week, we have something a little different for Micro Mondays. Instead of an interview, or review, it's an open letter from Sydney-based Australian watchmaker, Nicholas Hacko. It was written for the second edition of NOW Magazine. We featured Nicholas Hacko by way of his kind offer to host a photo shoot starring Aldis Hodge at his watch.manufacture in Sydney. The large feature was complemented with an open letter and a single page ad. But, reading this letter again now, it's too good not to share. These are words of fire, that demonstrate the levels of drive – not to mention the.levels of.self-belief – you need to possess to have any kind of chance of showing "the Swiss that [we're] capable of creating a wristwatch that is as good, if not better than the very best they have to offer." And confidence underscores Nicholas Hacko's offer, in every possible sense. Including, in quite extraordinary style, the offer and repair of watches within half a century of.the.purchase date. That's just plain epic. So, yes, it is an ad of sorts – the actual advertisement that accompanied this letter is at the bottom of the post. But it's one that…

The post MICRO MONDAYS: Australian watchmaker Nicholas Hacko's maverick vision, and a reconfirmed 50-year warranty appeared first on Time and Tide Watches.

More...