Editor's note: Making a unique and interesting timepiece is always a hard task, especially if you're a nascent watchmaker that doesn't have anywhere near as many runs on the board as the stalwarts of the industry. What's harder, still, is making an idiosyncratic timepiece that also needs to meet the demanding rigours of a fit-for-purpose dive watch. But that's exactly what independent Canadian microbrand Halios did when they unveiled the Puck II way back in 2017. We were fortunate enough to go hands-on with the overtly round dive watch upon its unveiling, and these were our initial impressions: Over the years, I've worn many (many) watches for review purposes, and to be honest it's rare that I'm still thinking about that watch months or years after the fact. The Puck, from Canadian microbrand*Halios, is one of the rare exceptions. I*wrote up*the DLC version of the original Puck over on Hodinkee, way back in 2013 and it's been stuck in my head ever since. So when I noticed some early renders of the Puck II on Instagram last year, I immediately contacted*Jason Lim, founder of Halios, to get my hands on it ASAP (for purely impartial review purposes, obvs). Fast forward…

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