The most obvious design feature on these watches is the slide rule bezel. While its layout is identical to the Breitling Navitimer’s, the Hamiltons feature more precise details, like markers to more easily calculate speed, distance and fuel usage.
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Uncle Seiko flat link bracelets for the Omega Speedmaster for review.
For many folks, SCUBA diving triggers a kind of spiritual conversion to environmental activism. I’ve experienced this conversion, and I’ve heard so many divers say they have, too.
The stock “jangly jubilee” has become the battle cry for SKX enthusiasts. It’s been glorified and celebrated for what should be unacceptable. Uncle Seiko sells their versions of what they think should be not on the replacement, but the remedy.
Uncle Seiko, aka Larry Bouligny, was motivated to start making replacement rubber straps after having difficulties finding good quality replacements for the vintage Seiko dive watches he was restoring at the time.
Christopher Ward seem have had a prolific 2020 despite COVID-19. First there was the C60 Sapphire that brought technical innovation in the form of the 0.3mm sapphire dial. Then came the C65 Super Compressor with its innovative case spring. Now we have the colorful, vintage-inspired C65 Chronograph.
In 2015 Jonathan Ferrer designed his first watch inspired by a coffee machine and powered by a Ronda quartz movement. He subsequently launched on Kickstarter and New York’s Brew Watch Co. was born. Since then, Brew have subsequently released the automatic HP-1 (HP for High Pressure, 2017), the mechaquartz Retrograph (2018) and the mechaquartz Mastergraph (2018). Now, Brew are back in 2020 with the Retromatic and out go the mechaquartz movements and in come the automatics, including Brew’s first Swiss movement.
The Skinny 43.5mm x 13mm 300m water resistance In-house Calibre 400 automatic mechanical with date $3300 US on rubber strap, $3600 US on steel bracelet It’s totally new…on the inside. Oris’ CEO VJ Geronimo recently came on a recent episode of the podcast to talk about a new in-house movement, the Calibre 400. Designed from… Read more »
The Skinny – Diameter: 40mm – Thickness: 14mm – Movement: Sellita SW200 – Water Resistance: 600m – Price: $910 The C60 has been a core watch in the British manufacturers range since it was introduced in 2015 as the Trident Pro. Since then it has established itself as value-oriented, well-specified, Swiss-made diver. The C60 Sapphire… Read more »
It’s a cold and damp fall morning in Mildenhall, a small town in Suffolk, England. Despite the early hour and unpleasant weather, a large crowd has gathered at the town’s aerodrome. The place is nothing more than a wide field, a few short runways and ramshackle buildings. Just the day before, the King and Queen… Read more »