Seiko’s Speedtimer is Pure Sixties Motorsport Heaven

The Seiko Prospex Speedtimer is just one of those watches that looks right and an instant  classic. Blue dial always sells well, which means resale values are strong. Then there’s that classic, late 60s motorsport chrono layout; twin sub-dials, big red chrono hand, date at 6 o’clock. Chunky piston style pushers add that Breitling Top…

The Brew Metric Chrono is Back On Track

The latest news from Brew Watch; We are happy to announce that the Metric Chronograph watch will become available August 15th at 10am Eastern Standard Time.  Availability will include the Retro Dial and Steel Dial Metric watch models.Due to the current demand and the limited nature of our timepieces – we do ask that for those that are interested, to please…

Are You Really Living The Highlife With Frederique Constant?

Maybe so, but then again the Frederique Constant brand is one that struggles in the UK, even more so since becoming part of Citizen’s empire. Yes, FC has the Swiss factor, but like Davosa, Alpina, Montblanc, Ball and many others, it doesn’t have the same fanbase looking to pick up beautiful examples pre-owned at strong…

Limited Stock of Crafter Blue Hyperion Chrono Coming Soon

Crafter Blue kindly sent us a heads up on fresh stocks of their Hyperian Ocean Chronograph, which has an appealing retro panda dial design, 42mm case, sapphire crystal, 200m of depth resistance and Seiko movement inside. It will retail for $1100. Find out more here.

LIV Greener With a Valjoux 7750

The Valjoux 7750 remains one of our fave watch movements here at NWC mag. Why? Reliability that’s why. It just keeps going, for decades, which is what you want from a Swiss movement in our view. For although fancy complications are always interesting to brag about or look at via a caseback crystal, you can’t…

Boldr’s Valjoux 7750 Odyssey Got The Blues

Boldr has added a new blue dial variant to its Odyssey range, which features the legendary Valjoux 7750 movement.Priced at $1299 on pre-order it’s a relatively cheap way to acquire a 7750 chronograph. Here’s the word; Our super sailor is now in admiral blue! The Odyssey Regatta takes on a brand new nautical colourway with…

Wainer Just Popped Up On Our Radar

The Indie Swiss brand sector is always worth a look. You might think that you can get the same quality from a Singapore or China based brand, but let’s be honest the words `Swiss Made’ still carry some weight when it comes to resale time. So we checked out the Wainer website today as we…

Kickstarter Watches: Hoglund Chrono Has a Pulse

The thing about Kickstarter is that it lets watch enthusiasts chase their dreams and that is a truly great thing.  There is very little real democracy in politics right now, but online there is a level playing field when it comes to designing and building watches. Just do it. If people like the idea, then…