Yes is the answer you’re looking for. OK, the Swatch-Omega Moonswatch thing was a sale success, queues in the streets, scalpers doubling their cash on eBay and Etsy etc. For a while. Try selling a Moonswatch now, especially that pooh brown one, see what the premium is. You see pulling the same stunt twice in watch marketing rarely works. In any event, the bio-OK, plastic, … Continue reading Are Swatch Pulling Your Pants Down With the Blancpain Ocean Range?
The word from Zenith as they launch a box set of four Defy Extreme E models. The Defy Extreme is a skeleton dial model, with all its impressive engineering on show, powered by the famous El Primero movement. Not a battery in sight, all gears n cogs. Beautiful. Can we say those recycled straps are beautiful as the watch movement? Hmm, not sure. Zenith makes … Continue reading Zenith’s Recycled Box Set: 100K Watches For The New Roman Elite
If you’re in Leeds, Yorkshire during February then checking out the Vacheron Contstantin Vintage collection is something that fits the bill, especially on a rainy day. Marvel at the 222 models from the 1970s, or the Royal Chronometer from 1976, which has a touch of Seiko about its square case design. That’s a compliment by the way. There are a couple of Overseas models in … Continue reading Things To Do in Leeds: See The Vintage Vacheron Watch Collection
Some people love Casio watches, others favour vintage Omega Seamasters, others like to collect pocket watches made from Chester hallmarked silver. There’s no right or wrong way to collect watches, but if you are starting to build a collection that’s interesting, says something about the history of timekeeping and is a joy to look at, then NWC mag has some suggestions. One more thing, we … Continue reading How To Start Building an Interesting Watch Collection
Hamilton has teamed up with a Hollywood costume designer called Janie Bryant, to offer some variations on their well established watch models, like the Intra-Matic Chrono. Now you will need some front to carry off this gold watch, complete with gold strap. In fact, we expect to see Elton John sporting this one when he appears on a chat show over the festive season, it’s … Continue reading Hamilton Went Full Goldfinger With The Intra-Matic
We do love a good war story here at the Northern Watch Co magazine and what finer way to remember the sheer courage and bravery of the men – and women – who fought in the Special Operations Executive, than by wearing a chrono watch, that comes with a booklet telling the true story of each racing driver, turned anti-Nazi spy and saboteur. Hats off … Continue reading Trafford SOE Watches: The Authentic Choice