Has Bremont Finally Turned The Corner?

British brand Bremont has posted some financials and for the first time in seven years the UK watch manufacturer has NOT made a loss. That’s encouraging on its own, but they have also announced a new wealthy investor, on Bill Ackman, a US billionaire, who has taken a slice of the pie. All good stuff,…

Hmm a Timex Dress Watch For £475 – Worth It?

 Timex have been making some very nice looking watches for the last few years now. Automatics, retro 80s digital, everyday quartz, chronographs etc. They have all the bases covered and some of their Waterbury autos make an interesting alternative to an Accurist, Seiko or Citizen auto or solar watch. But when we get to £475…

Hamilton Go Back To Their Railroad Roots

The pocket watch remains a staple accessory on those rare days where a man wears a suit. It adds a finishing touch and Hamilton haven’t forgotten their railway watch roots, as they launch this 50mm wide pocket watch. Got the old school big numerals, sub dial and it’s a top winder of course like all…

LIV Drops 50 Piece Quad Ltd Edition GX1 Model

LIV has a limited edition of its quartz GX1 model on site right now and we mean limited, as in  just 50 pieces. Price is £533 and for that you get the chunky 45m case, the industrial look knurled metalwork, big ol’ pushers and the four section dial. Which does stand out, almost BMW propellor-ish….

Yema Launching New Micro-Rotor Movement on Kickstarter

It is expensive tooling up for a new watch movement. Yes, the easy option is to use a Sellita, Miyota, STP etc. but there is a value in producing a movement in-house, especially when it is a micro-rotor type. That’s what Yema are doing and the Kick funding round will begin in November, so this…

Farer Cayley Pilot: Blue or Green Dial Choices

Farer have soemthing for those who love green dials, although we prefer the blue.  Very nice lume on this model and we love the decent sized crown too. Retail is £780 as there’s a Swiss movement inside the case. Delivery expected early November. Here’s the word; The Cayley Pilot Duo is a seasonal release for…

Farer Upgrades the Crooms II GMT

UK watch brand Farer has updated the Crooms GMT model, with a new Sellita SW330 movement, which has a claimed 56 hours of reserve. The watch features a striking burgundy/deep red dial and that bold GMT hand, so you can set the time in a different zone. Very handy if you have business partners, friends…

Ball Roadmaster Rescue, Now With Pulsometer Feature

Ball have revamped their Roadmaster rescue watch model. It has that mid-sized 41mm titanium case, the classic Ball gas tube lume on the dial. You also get chrono and pulsometer features. We love the ice blue dial colour, the black dial is OK too. But our fave is the white dial with contrasting blue sub-dials….