Hamilton PSR Captures That 70s Zeitgeist

The 70s were a dark decade in many ways, but digital watches were a new fad that turned the watch industry upside down and made almost everyone embrace the new push-button timekeepers. Suddenly actually winding up a wristwatch seemed like something from the war, totally outdated. Hamilton has revived that 70s vibe with this new…

Seiko Prospex Range Gets a Trio of Retro Goodness

What do we make of the latest Seiko Prospex editions? Well they capture the retro spirit perfectly, and those ice blue and white dials have a touch of Grand Seiko about them, which is a good thing. The Uemura model, with its chunky case extension to protect the crown has got us in two minds….

Let’s Power Up The Seventies

If you fancy a tonneau shaped case retro watch, you have two choices. Buy an older 1970s vintage watch and gamble that it will keep reasonable time, or invest in something like this new Certina DS-2, which has the trusty Swatch Group Powermatic 80 automatic movement inside. Yep 80 hours of reserve, lots of modern…

Solid Gold Seventies Action, By Timex

Timex are still mining that velvet goldmine with their Q Series 1972 edition. Yes, the great days of T.Rex, Kawasaki Z1S and awesome flares can be yours again. In fact it was exactly 50 years ago that Timex began selling quartz watches so this red dial beauty celebrates a company milestone. The striking gold tone…

Timex Falcon Eye Makes UK Debut

Timex UK are adding to their Q range in the UK with the Falcon Eye model, which has been around in the US market for a year or so. Two dial colours; blue and green, vintage 70s style battery compartment ready for a 20p piece to slot in, plus steel case, and an adjustable sliding…

Coke Themed Timex Editions On The Way

Timex have some Coca-Cola themed watches in the pipeline. The pics on the Timex site suggest that there’sa¬† classic 80s retro digital model, an automatic featuring a 70s Peace graphic, plus a basic quartz with an onion crown and pocket watch style case, in the range. All have Coke branding on the dials. Soon as…

New Citizen Star Wars Watches Released

Citizen has launched  Star Wars merch range and some of them are kinda cool. OK, the  existing Han Solo chronograph is our fave, but it is 43mm across which is quite wide for some wrists. Here’s the spec from Citizen; Featuring a stainless steel case, rich brown and navy blue Two Tone leather strap and…

OSO Orbit Brings Back 70s Tonneau Style

The tonneau case style is classic 1970s style. You will see tons of old watches on ebay from Swiss brands that are still around today like Tissot or Omega, or lesser marques like Buler, Damas or Leno. Now Singapore based OSO are bringing back the classic gents dress watch case look, with a touch of…