Duckworth Prestex Verimatic: Dare To Be Different

Yes, we know Tudor keep saying that dare to be different all the time, but in reality, it’s just an alternative to a Rolex Submariner, let’s be honest. No if you want to be really different try a Duckworth Prestex Verimatic. What the heck? You ask. Well DP are a UK brand based here in…

The Brew Metric Chrono is Back On Track

The latest news from Brew Watch; We are happy to announce that the Metric Chronograph watch will become available August 15th at 10am Eastern Standard Time.  Availability will include the Retro Dial and Steel Dial Metric watch models.Due to the current demand and the limited nature of our timepieces – we do ask that for those that are interested, to please…

The Latest Bamford Collab Has The Snob Factor

Bamford London are renowned for doing handsome remixes of Swiss watches and their recent foray into fashion watches with Casio’s G-Shock was another winner for us at NWC mag. The latest TAG collab has the moniker Highsnobiety and it’s very much a yellow and green, youth squad, fashion brand tie-in. Interestingly, the Snobiety website advertises…

Autodromo Revives The Vallelunga & It’s a Peach

Indie brand Autodromo have revived their launch model, the Vallelunga auto and it looks super sharp – plus it gets a Miyota automatic movement . Here’s the word; The original Vallelunga, which was a 42mm Quartz powered watch, quickly became one of our best sellers. Now, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the launch collection,…

Mondaine Just Added a Backlight, And We Kinda Like It

The Mondaine watch is a classic. Swiss railway clock design, clear dial and markers, plain straps – you know what you are getting. Well the  latest model called the Giant – actually there is a 35mm ladies size too – is a 42mm wide gents watch with a Ronda quartz movement inside and a red/black…

Orient Neo Classic Has That 70s Thing Going On

Orient, which is part of the Seiko family, has three new Neo Classic models, which tap into that 70s Worldtimer vibe very nicely indeeds. Prices? Orient aren’t saying but let’s take a guess at about £280 plus VAT from German/EU sources. Here’s the word; Orient will launch three Neo Classic Sports models to its sports…

Ball Engineer II: Latest Moonphase Variants

Ball has added a new Moonphase model to its Engineer range. Got that dress watch look, moon tracking complication and a choice of champagne, silver, two blues or a green dial. Prices start at £1810 on pre-order. Here’s the word; Imagine the possibilities of simple functionality and elegant design. Imagine the performance of fine-tuned precision…

New Black Dial Edition For Luminox Navy SEALS

Luminox has released a black dial variant of the 45mm Navy SEAL watch, with a crackle black finish on the dial. It’s got 200m of resistance a Swiss quartz movement inside, plus mineral glass crystal. Chrono functions of course, plus a generous splash of lume on the hands and markers. A silicone rubber strap and…

Is The Mid-Market Watch Making a Comeback?

The latest global sales stats were released late July by the Swiss watch industry and sales of watches retailing at 500-3000CHF (approx £430-£2500) were up by 6%. Might not sound much but it reverses a long term downward trend for mid-market Swiss watches. Maybe the collapse of crypto has soured the tastebuds of luxury watch…

Bangalore Launches Air Display Synchro Ltd Edition

Indian based Bangalore Watch has launched a limited edition automatic, which celebrates 25 years in the skies for the Indian version of the Red Arrows. The dial has an aerobatic peloton of aircraft in formation, plus some nice aviation/cockpit dial details.  Quick change strap feature, steel case, 40mm wide. It’s a striking watch that taps…