Italian brand Astrabyss has a new project on Kick, which has just passed its funding target and offers quote a decent spec all-rounder watch for the money. At £327 the Miyota automatic powered Meta has a sapphire crystal, ceramic bezel, 316 grade steel case and a chunky steel bracelet too. Depth rated at 300m it’s also a capable diver too. Three dial variants, with the … Continue reading Kickstarter Watch Projects: Astrabyss Meta On Pre-Order
UK brand Bremont has a trio of new Supermarine dive watches on sale and they have their plus points. The blue and green bezzel is an unusual colour combo, but it makes a change from the usual Batman, Pepsi, Root Beer combos. The case is 40mm across, arguably the best compromise for most wrists and the GMT feature is a welcome touch. Dive rating is … Continue reading Bremont Supermarine 300 Divers: Green & Blue For You?
US brand Aerotec has a new Black Label diver model on Kick, with plenty of support for the launch at $399. For that you get a 300m depth rated diver, loads of lume on the hands, markers and a central triangle at 12 o’clock too. Inside the 39mm wide steel case there’s a trusty Miyota 9039 automatic movement, plus the case is embossed on the … Continue reading Kickstarter Watches: Aerotec Diver Ticks All The Right Boxes
US microbrand Weiss has a new limited edition model on its site. The Tennessee Tangerine dive watch offers 300m of resistance, an in-house caliber movement, plus sapphire crystal and a wooden display box too. Handmade in the USA, there are just 20 examples of this orange dial watch available. 120 click unidirectional bezel and it has a sapphire crystal see-thru caseback as well. Rubber strap … Continue reading Weiss Tangerine Dream: 20 Piece Limited Edition
There’s a bunch of feelings you get if you drop an expensive watch. Dread, fearing the worst while looking at the second hand to see if its still ticking, then usually a bit of self-loathing anger for being so clumsy assuming it now has a big scratch on the crystal or bezel. But few of these emotions will be felt if you own a Ball … Continue reading Ball’s Engineer EOD is a Tough All-Rounder
The Yema Sous Marine range, due to be launched in September offers a great combo of features for any dive watch enthusiast. 300m of depth resistance, the new benchmark you might say – check. Big numerals at the quarter hour and lume on the hands and markers – check. Silicone strap or beads of rice bracelet for day wear – check. Then there’s the second … Continue reading Yema Sous Marine: 300m, Under $900 & In-House Calibre
The new Endeavour model gets titanium crowns, plus little bronze caps inset into the crowns. Nice detail. The dial is a slightly darker shade of black too, says Farer. It’s a very tool watch kinda diver, plain dial, big numbers, lumed hands. Good value compared to many a Swiss 300m diver we think. Here’s the word; “The case of the Aqua Compressor is crafted from … Continue reading Farer Revives the 300m Endeavour Titanium
The Christopher Ward C60 Atoll is perhaps one of the best looking watches of the year and yes, we are only halfway through 2023. Conside the stunning blue dial. The white isn’t too shabby either, but the blue/turquoise is hazy delight, shifting its colour with a captivating gradient effect. It’s the kind of sea colour that makes you want to snorkel, surf or swim all … Continue reading Christopher Ward C60 Atoll: Surf’s Up Dude