We might style ourselves as super cool "retro-futuristic" watch designers... but we're just watch nerds at heart — so we're always terribly chuffed to read positive appraisals of the Veli and Vorcut! Here is a selection of the praise that has been kindly heaped on our watches:


Armand The Watch Guy


K.D.P. Ross


Worn and Wound - Hands on with the VAPAUS Veli

Read the full review here. We've got a lot of respect for Zach Weiss as an expert, so much so, that we immediately enlarged the crown of the Veli after his review of the 2050 Deep Blue prototype. All commercially available Veli watches have the enlarged crown this includes the first run of the Veli that were funded through Kickstarter.


Worn and Wound - First Look: Vapaus Vorcut Chronograph

Read the full analysis here. We especially enjoyed this pieces' focus on our strange Rorschach variant case back and our 60s dream dial.


The Time Bum

Read GUTuna thoughtful musings here. This is an interesting piece of watch journalism as it highlights his own decision making when it came to picking up the Veli.