Sinn has received a Design award for their all black case on the 1800 GG model in Germany. “We are really pleased that the 1800 S GG DAMSZENER received this award – it confirms our principle of developing and designing watches in strict conformity with the relevant requirements”, comments Lothar Schmidt, qualified engineer, owner of Sinn Spezialuhren. The watch also features a steel dial which … Continue reading Sinn Wins Design Award For Its 1800 GG Model
Now officially released, the cool Casio G-Shocks with that red glow at night, are live and on sale. From the olden times of Suzuki GS750 motorcycles, red glowing clocks have been deemed cool and who are we at NWC to argue that point? So the trick thing about these 40th anniversary G-Shock Flare watches is the semi opaque case, which lets the redness shine through … Continue reading Those Flaming Red G-Shocks Are in The House
How much would you pay for a watch with an STP1-11 movement inside the case? 500 quid, a grand, maybe more? Don’t get me wrong, your NWC editor rates the STP movements as being well made and as a bonus they are assembled in Switzerland. But the STP brand is owned by Fossil Group, owners of watch brands like Michael Kors, Armani AX, Skagen, Diesel … Continue reading Zodiac Super Seawolf Ceramic: Great Looks, Cheeky Price
The Seiko NH36 auto movement is one of the most popular for watch Modders, as it’s cheap and reliable. Easy to fit hands, chapter rings and a huge range of aftermarket dials too. So A-1 Mod on Kickstarter are onto something with their new, quirky looking case, designed to accept the NH35 movement. It has a straight edge on one side, round on the other. … Continue reading Neat Idea: New Watch Modders Case For NH36 Movt
In case you have won the lottery, or recently sold a large house in the South-East of England and need to spend 100K quickly, here’s the word on a new Breguet Tourbillon from Swatch Group. “To mark the date of creation of the Tourbillon by Abraham-Louis Breguet, the brand unveils its latest model from the Tradition collection: a timepiece featuring strong colours highlighting what has … Continue reading Breguet Tourbillon 7047: Too Laid Back For Its Own Good?
The Hamilton Ventura is a true oddity. It’s something quirky and has a strange kind of charm, but it’s probably always going to be less satisfying than a conventional watch. Owners will always get asked `why did you buy a triangular watch?’ Yes, Elvis famously owned a Ventura, but then Elvis also had a bathroom cabinet that resembled a recently burgled Walgreens. Not everything Elvis … Continue reading Hamilton Ventura XXL: Viva La Deco
Here’s the latest from NI based brand Enoksen, a bronze automatic for £350 is decent value in these inflationary times; The Fly E03 in bronze has been immensely popular since its introduction at the end of 2020. The latest edition of the Fly E03 in bronze is called E03/G, and it is available in three different colours: black, brown and blue, on new leather straps … Continue reading Enoksen Fly Gets The Bronze Treatment
The latest from Zelos, as a popular bronze case model makes a comeback. Nice that it’s a little bit slimmer in profile, plus you get 300m of resistance for not too much money. For us, the Bronze Frost, featuring a white dial is one of the sharpest lookers in the range. All the Hammerheads are 44mm wide by the way, so pretty beefy. Here’s the … Continue reading Zelos Hammerhead Bronze is Back