Hands-On Watch Reviews


As a rule, Beyond The Dial only reviews watches and other items that we’ve handled directly. With our Hands-On Reviews, we aim to go beyond brand marketing and uninformed speculation.

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Bremont Supermarine S302 GMT Dive Watch – Gen II with 24-hour Bezel New For 2023

Hands-On – Bremont Supermarine S302 GMT Dive Watch – Gen II with 24-hour Bezel New For 2023

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands On </span>– The Panerai PAM01347 & 01348 Radiomir 8 Giorni

Hands On – The Panerai PAM01347 & 01348 Radiomir 8 Giorni

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Tudor Black Bay 54

Hands-On – Tudor Black Bay 54

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands On </span>– The Panerai PAM01467 Luminor BiTempo Titanium DLC New York Limited Edition

Hands On – The Panerai PAM01467 Luminor BiTempo Titanium DLC New York Limited Edition

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands On </span>– The Panerai PAM914

Hands On – The Panerai PAM914

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Reservoir Sonomaster Chronograph

Hands-On – Reservoir Sonomaster Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Bremont Broadsword Recon 40mm Limited Edition Military Watch

Hands-On – Bremont Broadsword Recon 40mm Limited Edition Military Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Nodus Sector GMT Watch

Hands-On – Nodus Sector GMT Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Nodus Sector Deep 39mm Left-Hand Drive (LHD) Dive Watch

Hands-On – Nodus Sector Deep 39mm Left-Hand Drive (LHD) Dive Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Moser Endeavor 42mm Perpetual Calendar Tantalum & Steel With Blue Fume Dial

Hands-On – Moser Endeavor 42mm Perpetual Calendar Tantalum & Steel With Blue Fume Dial

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Oris 38mm Big Crown Pointer Date Manually-Wound Caliber 473 – A Timepiece for the Democratically Minded Connoisseur of Horology

Hands-On – Oris 38mm Big Crown Pointer Date Manually-Wound Caliber 473 – A Timepiece for the Democratically Minded Connoisseur of Horology

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Pro-Diver 42mm GMT Left-Hand Drive (LHD) – The Watch That Proves Zodiac is Back

Hands-On – Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Pro-Diver 42mm GMT Left-Hand Drive (LHD) – The Watch That Proves Zodiac is Back

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Bulova Hack 38mm Reference 96A259 Special Edition Field Watch (Supports Veteran’s Watchmaking Initiative)

Hands-On – Bulova Hack 38mm Reference 96A259 Special Edition Field Watch (Supports Veteran’s Watchmaking Initiative)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Bremont Fury 40mm Pilot’s Watch

Hands-On – Bremont Fury 40mm Pilot’s Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– 1978 Patek Philippe Nautilus Reference 3700-01A – One Owner, Unpolished

Hands-On – 1978 Patek Philippe Nautilus Reference 3700-01A – One Owner, Unpolished

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Patek Philippe Calatrava 5226G

Hands-On – Patek Philippe Calatrava 5226G

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Hemel x Mathey-Tissot TypeXX Pilot’s Chronograph

Hands-On – Hemel x Mathey-Tissot TypeXX Pilot’s Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Curating the Collection </span>– How The Vacheron Constantin Reference 92239/000P-4 Cooled My Passion for Watches

Curating the Collection – How The Vacheron Constantin Reference 92239/000P-4 Cooled My Passion for Watches

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>– Yema Superman 500 GMT 39mm

Hands-On – Yema Superman 500 GMT 39mm

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Curating the Collection </span>– A Vintage Seiko Speedtimer 6139 Pogue Chronograph Ousts a Ceramic Daytona From a Rolex Collection

Curating the Collection – A Vintage Seiko Speedtimer 6139 Pogue Chronograph Ousts a Ceramic Daytona From a Rolex Collection

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tudor Black Bay GMT Pro (Reference M79470-0002 of 2022)

Hands-On Tudor Black Bay GMT Pro (Reference M79470-0002 of 2022)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>42mm Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Titanium Pro Diver Chronometer Reference ZO3550

Hands-On 42mm Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Titanium Pro Diver Chronometer Reference ZO3550

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Divers Sixty-Five 12-Hour Calibre 400

Hands-On Oris Divers Sixty-Five 12-Hour Calibre 400

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Omega 39mm Constellation with Integrated Bracelet in Solid Yellow Gold (Ref. 131.50.39.20.02.0022)

Hands-On Omega 39mm Constellation with Integrated Bracelet in Solid Yellow Gold (Ref. 131.50.39.20.02.0022)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Panerai Goldtech Luminor Marina PAM1112 – Solid Red Gold, 44mm, Caliber P.9010

Hands-On Panerai Goldtech Luminor Marina PAM1112 – Solid Red Gold, 44mm, Caliber P.9010

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tudor Black Bay GMT S&G – A Tribute to the Rolex Rootbeer GMT Master of the 1960s

Hands-On Tudor Black Bay GMT S&G – A Tribute to the Rolex Rootbeer GMT Master of the 1960s

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Re-evaluating the Hermès H08

Hands-On Re-evaluating the Hermès H08

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>The Swatch 34mm Slim Caricia Verde – Bioceramic Explained

Hands-On The Swatch 34mm Slim Caricia Verde – Bioceramic Explained

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>The 2022 Omega Speedmaster 57 Reference 332.10.41.51.01.001 – An Elegant and Sophisticated Chronograph

Hands-On The 2022 Omega Speedmaster 57 Reference 332.10.41.51.01.001 – An Elegant and Sophisticated Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Bremont S300 Supermarine Kaimu 40m Dive Watch – Serious Diver Durability & Timeless Aviation Vibes

Hands-On Bremont S300 Supermarine Kaimu 40m Dive Watch – Serious Diver Durability & Timeless Aviation Vibes

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Nezumi Voiture Ref. VM1S.201 Manual Mechanical Chronograph

Hands-On Nezumi Voiture Ref. VM1S.201 Manual Mechanical Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53 Compression Automatic Dive Watch with a High-Precision In-House Movement

Hands-On Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53 Compression Automatic Dive Watch with a High-Precision In-House Movement

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Isofrane & Tropic Rubber Watch Straps – The Italian Non-Silicon Vulcanized Compound Perfect for Dive Watches

Hands-On Isofrane & Tropic Rubber Watch Straps – The Italian Non-Silicon Vulcanized Compound Perfect for Dive Watches

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Blok 33 Vegan Children’s Watch – Helps Kids Learn To Tell Time and Love Watches

Hands-On Blok 33 Vegan Children’s Watch – Helps Kids Learn To Tell Time and Love Watches

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Seiko Shogun Titanium Dive Watch SPB191 SBCD131

Hands-On Seiko Shogun Titanium Dive Watch SPB191 SBCD131

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin Automatic – The Allure of Core Collections In the Age of Proliferation

Hands-On Zodiac Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin Automatic – The Allure of Core Collections In the Age of Proliferation

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Ianos Mihanikos Dive Watch

Hands-On Ianos Mihanikos Dive Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Yema Navygraph Marine Nationale Automatic

Hands-On Yema Navygraph Marine Nationale Automatic

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Haven Watch Co. Chilluminati 37.5mm Hand-Wound Chronograph

Hands-On Haven Watch Co. Chilluminati 37.5mm Hand-Wound Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris ProPilot X Calibre 400

Hands-On Oris ProPilot X Calibre 400

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Praesidus 38mm Mechanical Type A11 – A Very Vibey WWII-Era Field Watch Tribute

Hands-On Praesidus 38mm Mechanical Type A11 – A Very Vibey WWII-Era Field Watch Tribute

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Yema Kavinsky… C’est Très Choutte

Hands-On Yema Kavinsky… C’est Très Choutte

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>UNIMATIC x HODINKEE Modello Uno U1-HGMT – Progenitor of the Thinner UNIMATIC “Swiss Case”

Hands-On UNIMATIC x HODINKEE Modello Uno U1-HGMT – Progenitor of the Thinner UNIMATIC “Swiss Case”

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Seiko Speedtimer SSC819P1 – A Disappointing Chronograph

Hands-On Seiko Speedtimer SSC819P1 – A Disappointing Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Zenith Defy Revival A3642, Predecessor to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Hands-On Zenith Defy Revival A3642, Predecessor to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Patek Philippe World Time 5231J and The Law of Attraction

Owner Review Patek Philippe World Time 5231J and The Law of Attraction

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Mega-Review

Hands-On Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Mega-Review

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Divers Sixty-Five Glow

Hands-On Oris Divers Sixty-Five Glow

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Grand Seiko SBGX347 & SBGX349

Hands-On Grand Seiko SBGX347 & SBGX349

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Moser Streamliner Perpetual Calendar

Hands-On Moser Streamliner Perpetual Calendar

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Roue Watches TPS

Owner Review Roue Watches TPS

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked 37mm Frosted Gold

Owner Review Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Openworked 37mm Frosted Gold

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Yay, it’s the 80s! – Nuclear War, AIDS, Porn, and The Casio Vintage x Pac-Man Watch

Hands-On Yay, it’s the 80s! – Nuclear War, AIDS, Porn, and The Casio Vintage x Pac-Man Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tudor Black Bay Bronze

Hands-On Tudor Black Bay Bronze

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>WMT Royal Marine Subdiver MKII Limited

Hands-On WMT Royal Marine Subdiver MKII Limited

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa Hebdomadaire

Hands-On Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa Hebdomadaire

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph

Hands-On Longines Heritage Classic Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Breitling Navitimer B01

Hands-On Breitling Navitimer B01

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Christopher Ward C65 Divetimer

Owner Review Christopher Ward C65 Divetimer

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Longines Heritage Classic Sector Dial

Hands-On Longines Heritage Classic Sector Dial

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Breitling Superocean Automatic 42

Hands-On Breitling Superocean Automatic 42

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>G-Shock NASA DW5600NASA20 & DW5600NASA21

Hands-On G-Shock NASA DW5600NASA20 & DW5600NASA21

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>38mm Bronze Oris Divers 65 “Cotton Candy” Pink

Hands-On 38mm Bronze Oris Divers 65 “Cotton Candy” Pink

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>C Ward C63 Sealander Automatic

Hands-On C Ward C63 Sealander Automatic

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>G-Shock “Casioak” GMAS2100-7A & Post-Gender

Hands-On G-Shock “Casioak” GMAS2100-7A & Post-Gender

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Overlooking The Glory of Large Watches, a Case Study Featuring the Moser Pioneer Centre Seconds Limited Edition in Mad Red

Hands-On Overlooking The Glory of Large Watches, a Case Study Featuring the Moser Pioneer Centre Seconds Limited Edition in Mad Red

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Second Look </span>The Tudor Black Bay GMT

Second Look The Tudor Black Bay GMT

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>The Hemel Airfoil Chronograph

Hands-On The Hemel Airfoil Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tutima M2 Coastline Chronograph 6430-06

Hands-On Tutima M2 Coastline Chronograph 6430-06

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Our Watches </span>– Swapping a 1972 Rolex Datejust 1603 for a 1976 Seiko 6139-6002 Pogue

Our Watches – Swapping a 1972 Rolex Datejust 1603 for a 1976 Seiko 6139-6002 Pogue

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Seiko SZSJ005 & SZSJ006 Chronographs

Hands-On Seiko SZSJ005 & SZSJ006 Chronographs

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Our Watches </span>Swapping an Omega Speedmaster Professional for a Cartier Tank Basculante

Our Watches Swapping an Omega Speedmaster Professional for a Cartier Tank Basculante

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Aquastar Deepstar Diver Chronograph

Hands-On Aquastar Deepstar Diver Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>anOrdain Model 1 Green Fumé

Owner Review anOrdain Model 1 Green Fumé

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Grand Seiko SBGK007

Hands-On Grand Seiko SBGK007

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Aquis Whaleshark Limited Edition

Hands-On Oris Aquis Whaleshark Limited Edition

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Carl Brashear Cal 401 Limited Edition Diver 65 in Bronze

Hands-On Oris Carl Brashear Cal 401 Limited Edition Diver 65 in Bronze

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Vieren Automatic Rectangular Dress Watch

Hands-On Vieren Automatic Rectangular Dress Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Zenith Chronomaster Sport (1/10th Second Chronograph)

Hands-On Zenith Chronomaster Sport (1/10th Second Chronograph)

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>A Pair of Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converters

Hands-On A Pair of Hamilton Khaki Aviation Converters

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Omega Speedmaster US1171 and US1035 Flat Link Bracelets from Uncle Seiko

Hands-On Omega Speedmaster US1171 and US1035 Flat Link Bracelets from Uncle Seiko

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Christopher Ward C60 BLUE Limited Edition Dive Watch

Hands-On Christopher Ward C60 BLUE Limited Edition Dive Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Uncle Seiko SKX Z199 and Super Oyster Bracelets

Hands-On Uncle Seiko SKX Z199 and Super Oyster Bracelets

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Uncle Seiko Vintage Straps

Hands-On Uncle Seiko Vintage Straps

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Second Look </span>The Q Timex Reissue

Second Look The Q Timex Reissue

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Christopher Ward C65 Chronograph

Hands-On Christopher Ward C65 Chronograph

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Brew Retromatic

Hands-On Brew Retromatic

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Second Look </span>The Oris Big Crown ProPilot X

Second Look The Oris Big Crown ProPilot X

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Squale 50 Atmos ‘Originale Opaco’

Owner Review Squale 50 Atmos ‘Originale Opaco’

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

Hands-On Oris Aquis Date Calibre 400

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Seiko Lord Matic Special 5216-8020

Owner Review Seiko Lord Matic Special 5216-8020

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Second Look </span>The Seiko SKX007 200m Dive Watch

Second Look The Seiko SKX007 200m Dive Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Christopher Ward C60 Sapphire

Hands-On Christopher Ward C60 Sapphire

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Bremont DH-88

Hands-On Bremont DH-88

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>A Hardcore Rolex Fan Buys A Grand Seiko SBGH273

Owner Review A Hardcore Rolex Fan Buys A Grand Seiko SBGH273

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Our Watches </span>A Day on the Lake with the Seiko SPB087

Our Watches A Day on the Lake with the Seiko SPB087

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Moser Streamliner Centre Seconds

Hands-On Moser Streamliner Centre Seconds

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Seiko SPB143 / SBDC101 62MAS Prospex 200m Diver

Hands-On Seiko SPB143 / SBDC101 62MAS Prospex 200m Diver

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Hangang Limited Edition Aquis

Hands-On Oris Hangang Limited Edition Aquis

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Tutima Patria 6601-02 Dual Time

Hands-On Tutima Patria 6601-02 Dual Time

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Everest Bands – Summer Swap-out

Hands-On Everest Bands – Summer Swap-out

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda GT

Hands-On Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda GT

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Hublot’s $5200 Smart Watch

Hands-On Hublot’s $5200 Smart Watch

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition Aquis in Steel

Hands-On Oris Carysfort Reef Limited Edition Aquis in Steel

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Alpina Seastrong Gyre Made From Upcycled Ocean Plastics

Hands-On Alpina Seastrong Gyre Made From Upcycled Ocean Plastics

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Moser & Cie. Venturer Small Seconds Concept in Arctic Blue

Hands-On Moser & Cie. Venturer Small Seconds Concept in Arctic Blue

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Bremont 40mm Supermarine S300 White

Hands-On Bremont 40mm Supermarine S300 White

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>– The Tockr Air-Defender Hulk Is Totally Punk Rock

Owner Review – The Tockr Air-Defender Hulk Is Totally Punk Rock

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>– 1972 Rolex Datejust 1603

Owner Review – 1972 Rolex Datejust 1603

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Our Watches </span>The Worst Watch I Ever Owned

Our Watches The Worst Watch I Ever Owned

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Owner Review </span>Ianos Avyssos

Owner Review Ianos Avyssos

<span class='btd-post-cat-branding'>Hands-On </span>Momotaro x Oris Divers 65 Special Edition

Hands-On Momotaro x Oris Divers 65 Special Edition