Bremont C Type Jag Has a Classic Elegance

Bremont have carved out their own niche in UK watchmaking and classic car affinity watches are a big part of that. Same with Breitling for Bentley really, except we like the sharp, clean looks of this new C-Type better than the Cluedo library vibe the Bentley has. Here’s some inspirtation/history from Bremont; In 1948 Jaguar…

Are Accurist Watches Worth Anything? Some Are, Some Not So Much

Collecting watches isn’t just about trying to find that Holy Grail Swiss watch in a dusty drawer, or car boot sale, and then showcasing it on Antiques Roadshow claiming you had `no idea’ it was woth big money. Like Google was never invented. No, sometimes collecting watches is a lasting joy, like an old Swiss…

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…

Timex Galli Offers a Touch of Italian Style

Timex watch designer head honcho Giorgio Galli has inspired this high quality model from Timex. It’s quite a smooth number to be fair. Now you might have a problem paying £425 for a Timex watch, indeed friends may say, `WTF, you could have bought a Tissot for that, or a nice used Zelos dive watch?’…

Watch Investing: Five Watch Brands Best Avoided

We all know that flipping a Rolex is a no-brainer. If you can get a new Rolex Sub, Daytona or Sea-Dweller then you can sell it a few months later and probably make between 5K and 20K profit. That’s why some Rolex dealers have three year waiting lists, they are the world’s safest investment this…

Bamford Launches New Sellita Powered Watch

Bamford London, famous for their customised variants of Rolex, TAG and Zenith models, have launched the B347, which features a Sellita SW510 chrono movement. There are two version in blue and black, both with monopusher chrono functions. Quick change date, 41.5mm case width, sapphire crystal and carbon case, featuring steel back. The case has that…

Can Hamilton Re-Invent Itself as a Gamer’s Watch Brand?

Hamilton has a problem within watch retail. It’s seen as a budget brand, with nice models, but a lack of true collector appeal and you could say, a lack of defining, unique models within the brand line-up. The quirky Ventura IS different, but it needs a modern brand ambassador – you can’t sell watches using…

Vintage Quartz Watches, Yea or No Way?

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…