Kickstarter Watches: RZE Valour is a 38mm Field of Dreams

A new field watch? That’s always worth a look, especially when it’s an automatic and costs way less than a Rolex Explorer. Or even a Hmailton Khaki for that matter. Indie brand RZE have this new project on Kick right now and early bird deals start at £185, which is undeniably affordable. OK, spec-wise we…

Ball Engineer 1917: GMT For Modern Explorers

The latest from Ball Watches in Switzerland, celebrating that polar explorer chap Shackleton. Here’s the word; The 41mm Engineer III Endurance 1917 GMT features our Manufacture GMT Caliber RRM7337-C – a true GMT chronometer – wrapped in a 904L stainless steel case and shining with micro gas tube luminosity. Three complementary models are also available, each designed…

Namoki MODS Launches Four Seiko Remixes

You know modding watches is deeply satisfying. It takes time to learn skills like fitting bezels, crystals, or removing and attaching hands. But it can be accomplished with the right tools and some You Tube tuition. But if you just love the Seiko style of Namoki Mods dials, cases, hands etc and want something already…

Seals Field Explorer: No Bull Tool Watch

Seals watch company in California have refreshed their Field Model C Explorer. Here’s the word; Model C Field Explorer, Automatic Field Watch, is now being released for the second time in a limited quantity. We are re-releasing the original granulated black and deep blue and three all-new colorways available right now to order.  In addition, we have…

Pagani Homage to Explorer GMT Ticks All The Boxes

Who wouldn’t like  Rolex Explorer Freccione GMT from the 80s? Classic lines, 40mm case size, fantastic tool watch. However, finding a good one can be expensive, like 20 grand plus expensive. Ouch. So if you love the style then China based brand Pagani have that all boxed off for you. The 42mm PD 1693 model…

Kickstarter: Pacific Explorer Has That Indie Edge

The Coast Watch company has a Kickstarter project happening now, which has already passed its target and it is easy to see why. The Pacific Explorer is a classic tool watch, with three different bezel options, the proven Sellita SW200 movement inside, steel case, sapphire crystal and a 39mm case diameter, which is spot-on for…

Rolex Explorer II: Classic Tool Watch Makes a Great Investment

The latest Explorer II made its debut yesterday and we have to say the white dial and vivid orange GMT hand are classic touches that didn’t need to be changed. The new movement is a welcome upgrade, so you now have a 70 hour power reserve, plus the dial features new super-bright lume on the…

New Rolex Explorer: 36mm Case, Two-Tone Bracelet

OK, we are in two minds about the latest Rolex Explorer with two-tone bracelet. Yes, it adds a kinda executive touch to a watch that has looked a little bit dated for a few decades. But 18ct gold centre links? Hmm, yeah it’s a bit Swiss Tony. Plus a 36mm case size is too small…

Auctions: Is a Rolex Explorer Freccione Worth A Bid?

We think so because Explorer values have been heading up a decent pace of late, as demand for GMT II, new Oyster and Subs becomes a feeding frenzy. There is something to be said the classic Explorer, especially one like this, which we spotted on a watch auction site. It’s in Italy, which often sets…