The Breitling Top Time Classic Car watches were launched back in 2021 and for this year have received a makeover, plus a new addition in the shape of the Thunderbird model. The tie-in between classic chronographs and motorsports is well established of course, you could say Heuer pioneered the watch and team/driver connection in the pitlane at Le Mans back in the 60s. In one … Continue reading Breitling Top Time: Cool Enough For Thunder Road?
Orient, which is part of the Seiko family, has three new Neo Classic models, which tap into that 70s Worldtimer vibe very nicely. Prices? Orient aren’t saying but let’s take a guess at about £280 plus VAT from German/EU sources. Here’s the word; Orient will launch three Neo Classic Sports models to its sports collection. The Neo Classic Sports follow Orient’s distinctive designs from the … Continue reading Orient Neo Classic Has That 70s Thing Going On
Bell+Ross has sent us some info on their new BR-05 model, which is dubbed Artline. This draws inspiration from the early passenger planes of the 1930s and the late 1940s, which often had grooves set in the aluminium fuselage. A great example is the famous Junkers JU-52 which was a workhorse passenger plane across post-war Europe. So the B&R Artlines has those same deep grooves … Continue reading Bell+Ross Artline Has The Streamliner Effect
It’s Independence Day and everyone can admire the cause of freedom, representation and a government accountable to the people at the point of a gun. After some help from the French, the US colonials defeated the English and became a free nation. Rejecting constitutional monarchy, they formed a unique system of federal administration agreed by member States, who could make their own local laws too. … Continue reading July 4th Special: The Greatest Watches Born In The USA
The latest news just in from UK brand Farer; Today we release 25 Resolute pieces as a LIMITED DROP from the Three Hand Collection. Available for immediate shipping, on a choice of NEW coloured straps made of beautifully tactile Granolo leather. MAXIMUM SIMPLICITY What appears to be a simple watch at first glance, is actually a very detailed piece on closer inspection… White enamel polished lacquer dial, thick glossy black vintage curved hands, striking orange sweep second with micro Farer arrow … Continue reading Like Limited Editions? Just 25 of These Farer Watches Released
We had a heads up from Heron in Canada, who have a new 41mm wide, automatic model in the pipeline. It’s on Kick right now and fully funded already, with prices on pre-order starting at about £235 which is great value for the spec we think. More here. Here’s the press info; Héron is proud to introduce our new model: the Gladiateur MMLXV. Designed in … Continue reading Indie Brands: Heron Gladiateur Offers Classic Style
Oris has released a special collab version of the Sixty-Five dive model. Just 200-pieces of the Divers Sixty-Five will be produced, made in collaboration with long-time friends at the legendary Chronos watch magazine. The Chronos Limited Edition comes in a special presentation box with an additional leather strap and a strap-changing tool. Otherwise the key thing worth noting is the price at £2900, which is … Continue reading Oris Sixty-Five Diver: Chronos Collab Edition
Price-walking is that thing insurers do at renewal time. You get an email, forget it ane they auto renew; same product but £55 more this year. So adding an olive green dial version to the Intra-Matic and raising the RRP to over two grand seems kinda the same deal. The old blue or white dial models looked great. In fact I prefer the blue dial … Continue reading Is Hamilton Price-Walking The Intra-Matic?