Ball Roadmaster M Chronograph: Solid Performer, But Worth £3900?

The latest addition to the Ball range is the Roadmaster M Chronograph, which has that trademark gas tube lume, black, blue or white dials, ceramic bezel and a lockable chrono pusher, so you won’t accidentally start the stopwatch feature. It’s a 41mm wide case and sits pretty high at just over 14mm on the wrist….

Has Bremont Finally Turned The Corner?

British brand Bremont has posted some financials and for the first time in seven years the UK watch manufacturer has NOT made a loss. That’s encouraging on its own, but they have also announced a new wealthy investor, on Bill Ackman, a US billionaire, who has taken a slice of the pie. All good stuff,…

Omega’s Moonphase Range Offers Investment Potential

Omega is celebrating the Lunar New Year with new variations on its Speedmaster Moonwatch. There’s a blue case and black dial, all blue, steel case with blue dial, plus all black colourways to choose from. Co-axial movement inside, moonphase calendar complete with miniature moons inside the crescent cut-out. Impressive detailing. The range starts at £9600,…

This is Amazing: 300m, Tritium Tube, Seiko Movt Spec For Under $200

Deep Blue has launched a new Daylight Stealth Ops model. Yeah we know, the name sucks, but hey, this is a decent spec watch for $189. You get a black or blue dial, 44mm case width, Seiko auto movement, plus sapphire crystal and screwdown crown. Depth rating is an impressive 300m – see, now you’re…

January Sales: More Online Wristwatch Bargains

We had another scout around the web for watch bargains as the final reductions are applied in the January Sales. WATCHO ONLINE UK How about a Baume and Mercier Riviera down from £3380 to £2704? The smoky grey dial Riviera has a tweaked movement with 120 hours of reserve, which is impressive, plsu a see-thru…

Pragnell Watches Posts Latest Financials

Pragnell of London, Leicester and Stratford-upon-Avon, are one of the bigger independent watch shop chains in the UK. The company has posted its latest financial results and they make for interesting reading. Prior to 2020 a substantial amount of business was with EU customers, but after Brexit was finally agreed in early January 2020 Pragnell…

G-Shock Rangeman: Altitude, Temp, 200m Water Resistance

Two new G-Shock models from Casio and this Rangeman has the right stuff for us at NWC mag. Chunky case, nice black and yellow colours, plus solar power cell. It’s all good at £279 we reckon. Here’s the word from G-Shock; Introducing an exciting new addition to the Master of G series, the GW-9400Y-1ER. It…

Hoffman Racing 40 PINE Ltd Edition is On The Grid

Hoffman has anew model making its debut next week and we love its teal dial, metallic grey bezel and old school twin sub-dials. The latest addition to the Racing 40 range, this one is called Pine and has the Seiko VK 64 quartz chrono movement inside. So reliability is assured. Here’s the word from Hoffman,…