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…

Mido Ocean Star 200 Makes a Nice Entry Level Diver

If you want a Swiss branded dive watch then you can choose something from as little as £500 to over £50,000. At the entry level you have brands like Hamilton, Tissot and Mido offering great value, nearly all powered by the Swatch Group Powermatic 80 movement. Over 80 hours of reserve is nice to have,…

Stuhrling’s Maritimer Gets a Refresh

It’s a refresh from Stuhrling on their Maritimer quartz model, which features a Miyota movement, new coin-edged bezel, plus a range of dial colours; teal, deep blue and black. Only the black dial model is currently in stock, according to the Stuhrling website. Comes with a silicone rubber strap, but there are leather options too….

Kartel Munro 282: Tool Watch For The Great Outdoors

Yes, nearly summer and as many people in the UK will reject the globalist 3 hour queues nonsense at airports, that could mean more UK holidays. If love mountains then trekking up some of the 282 Munro peaks in Scotland is a grand way to get away from it all and burn off a big…

A Watch With Black Lume? Leon Can Help You Out

Here’s a thing we spotted on Kickstarter, a watch with black lumed indices and hands. The Leon dive watch project, which is live on Kick now features an orange dial with black markers and hands. Looks sharp to be fair and if you like a more conventional dive watch there is a bright blue version…

Steeldive DateJust: Decent Value Rolex Homage

Steeldive have a new `Datejust’ homage in their line-up and it retails for a very reasonable £125 on the UK website. Like the original Rolex this is an understated gents watch, suitable for all occasions and powered by a Seiko movement. Is it our imagination, or is that date magnification glass just slightly too far…

Octon Watches: 300m Dive Spec For Under £200? That’ll Do.

We had an email in yesterday alerting the Northern Watch Co magazine to Octon watches in Sweden. So glad they did. Amazing value watches, many are auto models, with the trusty Sellita SW200 or Seiko NH35 movement inside, sapphire crystal and a 300m rating. Prices start at just £181 – yep under £200. That really…

Monsieur Watches Helm One Dive is on Kick

We love Kickstarter watches and this Monsieur Helm One dive model has got some cool features. Let’s start with the lume which is kinda different in that it isn’t just applied to the hour markers and hands. The distinctive logo diver’s helmet pattern is also lit up at night. Looks great we think and made…