Yema is a watch brand that grows on me a little more with every new release. Its designs range from the futuristic LED Kavinsky to the vintage-inspired Navygraph Marine Nationale. Yema’s designs are thoughtfully familiar while being unapologetically French. Yema has reached a point with enough unique design language that it’s unfair to classify the brand as a wishful homage. The latest iteration of Yems’a Superman 500 GMT is a welcome update to its catalog.
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A unique and indispensable resource, our Iteration Trackers provide chronological information on all iterations of a specific watch model. Model Overview The Tudor Black Bay Chrono combines elements of the brand’s vintage Prince Date Chronograph with various versions of the Rolex Daytona Chronograph. Launched in 2017, the first Tudor Chronograph involved a movement produced in… Read more »
A unique and indispensable resource, our Iteration Trackers provide chronological information on all iterations of a specific watch model. Model Overview The Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight is an immensely popular retro-styled dive watch taking inspiration from Rolex and Tudor Submariners dating from the 1950s through the 1970s. Taking it’s basic form from the larger 41mm… Read more »
King Seiko is Back! So Seiko finally relaunched the King Seiko brand last month after a 46-year absence. With hindsight, last year’s 140-year commemorative SJE083 King Seiko limited release now seems to have been Seiko testing the public’s reaction to a renewed King Seiko brand. As a huge fan and avid collector of vintage King… Read more »
The Cartiers is far more than a family member’s account of the legendary luxury brand; it is a unique overview of the 20th Century from a very specific – but entirely compelling – point of view.
One aspect of watch history that is both misunderstood and misrepresented is Seiko’s internal competition from the 1950s to the 1970s.
In order for a watch to be legitimately considered New Old Stock it must, by definition, never have been sold at retail. If you’re buying something that’s labeled NOS, then you have to be the first individual consumer to have bought it. Period. If old stock is changing hands between retailers, or even being distributed… Read more »
There’s wisdom in the old adages that tell us to be wary of first impressions, to not judge books by their covers, and to give things time, because only time will tell. Second Looks are opportunities to revisit watches that have been available for a while – many years, even – and give them fresh… Read more »
Our poor wrists bear the literal weight of our horological obsessions, and yet we never hear from them. It’s time to let our wrists speak! ALLEN’S WRIST’S FALL STAPLE Seiko SPB143 62MAS 200m Prospex Diver 40.5m Auto-winding 6-series movement with date $1200 If there’s one thing that makes me happy, it’s Allen pulling out his… 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 »