Cerberus Watches is a venture created by two watch repair guys from Nottingham in the UK. They looked at many Indie brands and Swiss brands and thought they could create something interesting and good quality, for not too much money. The result is Cerberus Watches and their skeleton dial automatic is on Kickstarter now if you fancy buying into it. It has already hit its … Continue reading Say Hello To The Cerberus Series 1 Skeleton
Not as woke as the Oscars. Not as amusing as the Golden Globes and mercifully shorter than thanking your agent speeches at the BAFTAS, we present our very first NWC magazine Tickety Boo Awards. If you’re from another culture, Tickety Boo is English slang for `everything is doing nicely’ so there y’go. We don’t have any budget for trophies, plaques or little statues, but we … Continue reading It’s The Northern Watch Co Magazine’s Tickety Boo Awards 2022!
It’s great to see something different from Timex. All too easy to revamp old school designs like the Marlin, Indiglo, Waterbury etc. from the golden age and miss out on creating fresh, punchy designs for the modern fashion watch market. But they have been busy in the R&D backroom, developing an impressive range of watches to tie in with the famous UFC cage fighting sport … Continue reading Timex UFC Models Channel The Sporting Spirit
Well not quite, because the new Evo 2 models are gold plated, not solid 18ct gold. But the Austin Powers super villain might well like these goldy looking watches from Swiss brand Mondaine, famous for their railway clock designs. On the upside, they have a tweaked crown, which is more grooved, bit easier to get hold of and turn. We like the red vs gold … Continue reading Mondaine Just Went Full Goldmember
CIGA Designs is one of the most interesting Chiese watch brands out there. Famous for skelton watches, they have posted a trailer on Indiegogo showcasing their Black Hole model. The first thing that you notice, and I hate to say this, is that it looks like a gas cooker hob from the 1980s. With orange trim. That central plate looks exactly the same as the … Continue reading CIGA Black Hole, Are They Cooking on Gas?
Latest from Sinn in Germany, who have won a German design award. The jury honours the conceptual design of the 717 with the award Excellent Product Design 2022 for “combining the past with the future in the most stylish way and perfectly embodying the brand DNA of Sinn Spezialuhren down to the last detail.” “We are really pleased that the 717 received this award – … Continue reading Sinn 717 Wins Design Excellence Award
Timex have some Coca-Cola themed watches in the pipeline. The pics on the Timex site suggest that there’sa classic 80s retro digital model, an automatic featuring a 70s Peace graphic, plus a basic quartz with an onion crown and pocket watch style case, in the range. All have Coke branding on the dials. Soon as we get more info we shall let you know. As … Continue reading Coke Themed Timex Editions On The Way
MHD are continuing to crowdsource ideas for their retro, 1930s inspired Streamliner watch. Dubbed Project 2021, this one has striking Art Deco kind of case, and now MHD are looking for customer feedback on dial design, colours, chapter rings and second hands etc. There are pleny of choices and MHD welcome emails on the design prototypes. We love this approach, because collectors then feel they … Continue reading MHD Streamliner Project – Which Dial/Hands Combo Is Your Fave?