Paula Reis Expands Silverstone Colour Combos

Paula Reis has sent us info on their Silverstone chrono model, which is now available in some new colour combinations. Your NWC editor already owns the sky blue dial and bronze bezel variant, so that’s been out for ages. But we haven’t seen the new black/gold, or blue/silver variations before. The blue and gold version…

Say Hello to Alkin Watches UK

Alkin is a brand new UK watch brand and they have a range of Miyota powered autos just launched. On order at Watch Gecko as it goes. We like the blue dial version best, so here’s the spec on it; The Alkin Model Two – Blue is a modern take on the traditional dual-crown diver…

Tissot PRX Line: Great Alternative to Moonswatch Mania

Yeah, we know the feeling, no Moonswatch in the collection, and who wants to pay those eBay scalper prices? But Tissot has added some new models to its suave, Seventies style PRX line, including a chronograph which is on the way in July. Could that be an alternative to a couple of Moonswatch models? Yeah,…

Mido All Dial: One For The Heritage Fans

If you love heritage and great architecture then Mido’s latest All Dial Automatic is perfect. Featuring an egraving of the Coliseum in Rome on the caseback, plus a sort of granite effect dial, the watch has a subtle grey look that’s classic and unlikely to date over time. Now if you’re buying a Mido then…

Need a TAG Aquaracer Vibe? Pagani Can Help

Are Pagani watches any good? We see that question a fair bit on Google and the answer is yes, especially considering the price. These are not collectable watches, they’re everyday autos and quartz models which give you a taste of Swiss style, without breaking the bank. There’s nowt wrong with that, as we say up…

Doolittle Raiders From Ball Watches, With a B25 Model Too

Anyone who has watched Pearl Harbor or the Midway movie will know about the Doolittle raid of 1942. Incredible bravery and flying skills that nobody thought possible at the time. Now Ball Watches have released a tribute to this carrier-borne B25 raid, here’s the word; Eighty years ago, in one of the darkest moments of…

Say Hello To Tapferkeit. Yep, Not a Typo.

Tap-fer-keit. We had to say it slowly as we trawled the web for india watch brands earlier and found this one. We like the Junghans style pilot watches in their line up and the 25% discount is also welcome. Who are they?  Tapferkeit are a UK based brand who launch their new models on Kickstarter,…

Rado Coupole: Classic Auto, With Reserve Indicator

You know what? There’s something reassuringly old school, about a power reserve indicator on a watch dial. It goes all the way back to the 1940s bumper automatics from Omega and JLC we reckon, just knowing that your watch had some charge..or needed a shakedown. So this Rado Coupole, despite its slightly pretentious name, wins…

Can A $25 Automatic Watch Do The Job?

We only ask the question because we bought a Tevise look-alikey Rolex Datejust for that sum of dollars on AliExpress recently. UNBOXING You have to be impressed at the overall package for the money. An outer carboard box, inner VIP owners card, little guarantee/user booklet, with some english words in there, plus a Tevise tag….

Namoki MODS: Sale On, Plus Capt Willard On The Way

Namoki MODS has a sale on right now, with some handsome SKX dive models on offer for around £270, plus UK import duty n VAT etc. What we love about these watches is that you can customise the watch with Batman blue/black bezels, different dials etc – whatever you like from teh extensive Namoki range….