Many Rover Haven customers have asked about the Rover Haven logo. It is a trademarked device and reflects my love of cool watches, especially British military issued watches. If you look at the logo, you'll notice it's laid out like a watch's dial, with twelve major indices.
The v in the word haven is inspired by a pheon, a form of the heraldic broad arrow. A pheon has been used by the British government to mark government property since the time of Henry VIII. I don't really collect artifacts from this period of time, but I just happen to love mid-20th century watch design, especially military watch design, and the pheon is found on some real classics. Here it is on the dial of a beautiful 1974 CWC Royal Air Force issued chronograph.
And here again on the dial of a 1970 Lemania chronograph.
The equilateral triangle in the middle of the Rover Haven logo can also be found on a wide range of military watches. From the German B-Uhren to British military classics like this Hamilton 6B...
...and this Smiths W10.
And starting soon, the inside of all Rover Haven straps will have the logo stamped on it. I did it here on the outside of one of my straps just to see how it would look.
The meaning of the name Rover Haven is explained on the About section of my site, and pertains to our habitual rescuing of rovers, both the canine and automotive varieties.
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