Watch Gecko has a new watch on pre-order, say hello to the NTH DevilRay, which looks the biz we reckon. Tons of eye-candy lume for night wear, solid Seiko NH movement, double dome sapphire crystal, steel 43mm wide case, plus steel bracelet. Unidirectional 120 click bezel, which also features X1 superlume. Sunburst grey dial isn’t everyone’s first choice maybe, but we can live with that … Continue reading NTH DevilRay in Grey: Real Sharp 500m Diver
Ocean Crwler is a brand we just discovered at NWC mag and we have to say their line up of watches is impressive, there’s even an 18K gold bezel dive watch for $5000 in there. But regular dive watch fans know that what matters is the movement, the lume, the depth testing and the build quality of the watch. In this respect Ocean Crawler are … Continue reading Ocean Crawler Core Diver V4: Swiss Power, 300m Ability
Baltic has added a blue gilt model to their Aquascaphe dive range and it makes an interesting alternative to something like the Christopher Ward C65. A stunning deep blue, sunray effect dial, 39mm case width and a domed sapphire crystal all combine with some bright lume to make this a decent spec watch for £580. It’s a leisure dive/swim watch with 200m of resistance and … Continue reading Baltic Aquascaphe Blue Gilt; Decent Spec Diver, Affrodable Price
Indie brand La Touraine has launched a new Voyager GMT model. Here’s the word; “Powered by the renowned Seiko NH-34 self-winding automatic movement that is viewable behind the sapphire glass caseback, Voyager GMT is designed to ensure ultimate accuracy and durability as you trot the globe. With case colour options you can get your GMT in black or silver to make Voyager stand out no … Continue reading La Touraine Voyager GMT
Farer has launched a range of Moonphase watches, which celebrate pioneers in astrophysics, plus offer classic dress watch styling details. The three Eddington, Halley and Burbidge models all have 38mm cases, chamfered towards the lugs in a 1930s Deco streamlined style. They also have a dappled effect on the side of the case. Salmon, sky blue or night sky deep blue are your dial colour … Continue reading Farer’s Moonage Daydream
A pure one off by George Daniels or Roger Smith would really be something to own for sure, but for mere mortals with less than a million to spend a limited edition of 20 pieces by Weiss is worth a look. The titanium field watch features a blue dial, 38mm wide case and is hand made in the USA. Inside the lightweight case there’s a … Continue reading How Rare Do You Like Your Watches?
Atelier Wen is a luxury end Indie watch brand based in Singapore. The latest dress model is the Perception, with its beautifully hypnotic, engine turned dial, which gives a sort of spiral or tunnel effect when viewed in different lighting. There are three dial colours too, with the blue and rose gold/bronze really standing out for us. The 40mm watch has a steel case, made … Continue reading Atelier Wen Perception is Now Shipping
Yes, the big Swiss brands make great watches. Plus, they usually hold their value pretty well long term, which is a bonus. If you are on a tight budget, there are always entry level Indie brands too, often using Swiss movements, even at below £500. But what if you have got some spare cash and just want to be different? You know, like a biker … Continue reading Have You Ever Considered The Leftfield Choice?