Formex Field is a Super Lightweight Tool Watch

Formex has a new Field watch and they called it…Field. Like it, KISS n all that. OK, so it’s a titanium case,  but this upgraded titanium – here’s the word; A special hardening treatment increases the Fields surface hardness from 145 Vickers to approximately 900 Vickers while retaining the light weight, comfort and hypoallergenic properties…

A 500m Dive Watch For £650? Seriously Good Value

You know getting 500m of depth resistance for under £2000 isn’t easy. You can forget about Swiss brands and some Indie names want £1500 or so for their 300m dive models with sapphire crystal, steel case, automatic Sellita/NH35. So hats off to Winton, who have this very sharp looker onsite for just £645. Yep, the…

Best Bargains £1000 & Under in The Watches of Switzerland Sale

Now Watches of Switzerland is one of those big companies that people think is all about super expensive Swiss watches for footballers and Hollywood collectors like Ryan Reynolds. But its roots go back a long, long way to the UK High Street jewellery trade, and they’ve never forgotten that they’re retailing quality watches for every…

Still Got Your RAC Bobble Hat? Deep Blue Has The Watch For You

The Lombard RAC Rally was one of the great winter traditions of the UK back in the 70s and 80s. Fearsome cars, brave drivers and hundreds of thousands of spectators packed the remote corners of Britain, just to celebrate the sideways mud bath that was rallying back then. See more here; If you miss those…

New Abalone Dials From Deep Blue

Deep Blue has released two abalone dial variants of their Diver model and they definitely stand out. One is a purple number, the other a trad teal blue. Featuring a Seiko NH35 movement, plus a see-thru caseback, these are available with silicone rubber straps or steel bracelets, starting at $249 – plus import taxes/duty of…

Did You Know Mido is Still Going?

Yep, this old school Swiss watch brands is still going. Mido, often overlooked, is still making watches as part of the mighty Swatch Group and the Ocean Star GMT is quite a decent looker, at a not too scary price. For 1130 CHF, or about £890 you get a steel cased dive watch that can…

LIV GX Diver: Generation 2 On Kickstarter Now

LIV watches are big, bold and colourful – also pretty great value when you weigh up the spec. The GX dive model offers a chunky 44mm case diameter, Swiss movement, 300m depth rating and a ceramic bezel. The latest Gen 2 model is on Kick right now, with prioces starting at $690 – though you…

Baltic Twin Crown is a Win-Win

Baltic’s Aquascaphe twin crown is on pre-order right now and it’s a wel equipped tool watch that’s built to dive. With a serious 200m depth rating, sapphire crystal, 316 steel compressor case and dive time crown at the 2pm position, this model will do the job. The top crown moves the internal bezel, so you…