Islander Orange Dive Watch, So Good They Brought It Back

Why fight it, an orange dial dive watch is something you want in your watch box. Even if you don’t own a KTM motorcycle or support the Netherlands footie team, an orange dive watch with big markers and 200m of resistance does the job, every time. Inside you have the trusty Seiko NH auto movement,…

Spinnaker Cahill: Help For Heroes Special Editions

The UK Help For Heroes (HFH) is a charity that raises funds for wounded veterans of the UK armed forces, plus helps support their families. It does some very good work and so it is great to see Spinnaker launching a  range of Cahill watches, which include a 5% donation the HFH. The Cahill automatics…

A 500m Dive Watch For Under £500? It Can Be Done

We like Singapore brand Undone, they aren’t afraid to try and push the spec to the limit and keep the price affordable. So their latest 500m dive watch, the chunky 43mm wide Aquadeep Signal Orange, is a winner for us. You have a silicone strap in orange, sapphire crystal, titanoum case, plus a helium escape…

Locman Ducati Watches: Racing Collab, But Does It Win Superpole?

You love Ducati motorcycles and so do we at NWC mag. So this new trio of Locman watches are worth a look. The logo is there, the carbon fibre-ish finish on the dials, the knurled chrono buttons…it’s all good. The case is vaguely like a handlebar mount for a Satnav, camera or gadget and we…

Baltic Tricompax is On The Launchpad

One of the most intersting Indie watch brands around, Baltic has a new model coming soon. The Tricompax is your classic 70s style chrono, with three sub-dials and reverse panda option too. At just under 40mm across, it’s a balanced piece, with a steel bracelet coming as standard, plus sapphire crystal and a Sellita SW510…

Latest Wristwatch Theft & Robbery Techniques

Every now and then NWC likes to scout about the press to examine the watch thieves at work. Mainly to alert you watch enthusiasts out there to the latest risks and tactics used. Keep safe this Christmas and be careful about showing off expensive watches on social media, unless you can afford lots of home…

Ball Roadmaster M Chronograph: COSC Class But Overpriced?

Ball has a brand new Roadmaster M Chronograph and it is a COSC grade, 41mm titanium case model, with gas tube lume and and two dial colour/bezel colourways. We like the blue best. The bezel is bi-directional  by the way. In-house movement and enhanced anti-shock resistance are two features worth noting. On the downside, the…

Luxury Tourbillons From Breitling Are Future Classics

These new Breitlings are never going to be mainstream choices. The classic lines, raised numerals on the dial, vintage chrono pushers and almost pocket watch styling mean that for many younger buyers these look old fashioned watches. Something your Dad would wear, bit like a Harley Heritage Softail. With leather tassles. Then there’s the prices….