Fake watches are big business, so we hate to support it by spending £28 of the NWC magazine budget, but we had to know – is a £28 Moonswatch Mission to Mars replica any good, or just plastic toy rubbish? Here’s the good points; Quite convincing dial design, even down to sub-dials and chrono function works. Nice logo lettering on the wristband Bad points; Feels … Continue reading Ali Express Moonswatch Replica – Worth £28 of Your Hard Earned?
If you want something made by hand then you have to pay decent money, that’s how it is with classic cars, guitars, clothes or watches. So when we got an email from Adammbommb with pics of his hand-sanded Fordite dials, we thought it was well worth posting the news. In fact this week NWC mag is showcasing all things MOD watch, as we love customising … Continue reading MOD Watch Week: Adammbommb Dials Deluxe
There are some early quartz watches that fetch incredible prices. If you have an original Bulova Accurton, a Seiko Astron from the late 60s or a Casio calculator watch from the early 80s, then you’ll be happy to know that values are rising. Of course these are ground-breaking watches of their time, and deserve respect from collectors. Seiko, more than any brand, revolutionised watch sales … Continue reading Vintage Quartz Watches, Yea or No Way?