The Mane Project Gets The Green Light

A new watch brand you say? Always worth a look, here’s the word from Denmark; Danish horological architect Thomas Funder, in colab with Watch Angels, brings back 1970s monocoque design in a light, modern and minimalist way. With his ergonomic and modular Funder case, Thomas Funder has not only designed a remarkable and highly recognizable watch,…

Baltic Micro-Rotor MR-01 is Back on Pre-Order This Month

The micro-rotor is a clever way of powering an automatic watch and keeping the movement nice and slim too. That means you can produce a thin case dress watch. Indie brand Baltic first launched the MR-01 last year but now a new batch are being produced and available for pre-order on the Baltic website. There…

MHD Daily Driver: 70s Rally Styling, Affordable Too

MHD has released its second Daily Driver chrono model and it’s a super cool retro watch, which taps into the 1970s endurance racing, rallying and the glory days of motorcycle GP. Lovely twin sub dials, interesting knurled details on the pushers and crown, plus that unusual case edging. Liking the Paddy Hopkirk style strap too….

You Like Discount Codes? So Does Heimdallr

Who doesn’t like an extra 15% off their fave AliExpress Indie watches? Yes, it’s that Black Friday thing again soon. The big internet sale we mean, not the re-run of the Pound’s collapse on the money markets. But Heimdallr are getting ahead of the game by offering a straight 15% off. All you need to…

Timex Marlin Gets a 60s Makeover

Timex has delved into its back catalogue and found the handsome Viscount model. That’s the inspiration behind the latest Marlin automatic watch, which has the distinctive, bookend shaped tabs at the quarter hour markers, plus a green or blue dial and now a champagne silver option too. The silver dial arguably captures the spirit of…

Race Winner’s Rolex Daytona Makes 88,000 Euros

Has the bubble burst on the Rolex Daytona? Not according to the results from a recent auction in Copenhagen, where a 2017 Daytona watch, won by race driver Michael Christiansen made  very strong money. It was a charity auction to be fair, where prices tend to inflate as people want to signal their virtue, but…

Reviewed: New Accurist Origin Chronograph

Say hello to a whole new range of Accurist watches in 2022 and in particular, this new mens Origin Chronograph. It’s available in a variety of colour combinations, but we chose the beige/brown and silver and Accurist sent us one over, complete in its new travel roll leather packaging, to test out for a week…

Alpina Alpiner. Does it Make Sense Sense?

A refreshed Alpina Alpiner Extreme makes an interesting alternative to a Swiss prestige brand adventure watch. That name though, sounds odd repeating it. But you have to admit the name is perfect for trekking, boarding and ski-ing fans of course. Plus that waffle dial and screwdown bezel gives this one an AP vibe. At 41mm…