Nomos Atlantic is More Boardroom Than Barrier Reef

The Nomos Ahoi Atlantic may have a slightly comical name, but it is a serious watch. 200m of depth resistance, see-thru caseback, automatic movement tweaked by Nomos and a sapphire crystal. Good all-rounder width too at 40mm. In a way, it looks a little bit like a vintage clock, with its sub-second dial and big…

SINN Opens Dresden Watch Servicing Centre

Some news from SINN watches; An important step towards the future, promoting growth and further development – this is the watchword for Sinn Spezialuhren’s new branch in Dresden, with a clear focus on service provision and assembly.  From 18 May, 18th this additional site, located at “Kleine Brüdergasse 1 – 5 in Dresden”, will be managed…

Silver Service? Step This Way, Says SINN Watches

Now SINN have that reputation for aviation themed chronographs. They do them extremely well. But maybe you don’t think of SINN as a dress watch maker. Well, they have something different now, just launched, with a case made from sterling silver.  In fact it’s graded at 935, which is higher than 925 Sterling. Of course…

Leica Pushes The Button on High End Watches

Known by photo aficianados for decades as one of the premier league camera makers, Leica is branching out into watchmaking. As you’d expect this is a high quality product, designed like an Audi racing car and reassuringly expensive at euro;13,500 for the range topper L2 version. Yeah they just went straight in there at Rolex…

Glashutte SeaQ: Great Name, Classic Lines

The Seamaster, Sea Dweller, DeepSea, Tissot Sea Star, Super Sea Wolf, Seagull…there are plenty of sea themed watch names out there. But SeaQ? Keep it simple and it just works. Sounds like a military call signal, bit James Bond-ish too. Nice work Glashutte. This a 39.5mm wide watch, inspired by a vintage 1969 Glasshutte model. …

SINN Are on The Road To Damascus

SINN has sent us some info on a limited edition watch and so yeah, we couldn’t resist that headline. We’re presenting the 100-piece limited-edition, individually numbered 1800 S GG DAMASZENER. Made from genuine forge-welded Damascus steel, this watch seamlessly reflects the high quality of the predecessor models. At the same time, it sets its own…

Junghans Traffic Light System

Junghans has revived a rather good idea from the 50s – a tricolour power reserve indicator. Yes, a natty green-amber-red, traffic lights style power reserve indicator has been grafted neatly onto its Meister Gangreserve model. No, that isn’t a quasi-religious cult on Game of Thrones, it’s the actual name of the watch. This is a…

Sinn 6060B Worldtimer: Sharp Dressed Man

Sinn has sent us info on their Worldtimer dress watch, which will be available from Feb 2022. It’s a Sellita SW330 powered auto, see-thru caseback and 38.5mm across, so quite compact by modern standards. Here’s the press info; The first Frankfurt Financial District Watch was unveiled in 1999 and marked a landmark decision for our…

It’s Alright Baby Blue

This limited edition Viro model is one of those laidback designs that grows on you the more you look at it. It’s retro motorsport, yet still looks clean and modern. You can’t go wrong with Stoke pottery blue and white, offset with orange hands. Here’s the word from Union Glashutte; This special model, limited to…

Union Averin Chrono: TAG Monaco Alternative?

This square case Averin chronograph from Union Glashutte – one of the many Swtch Group brands – channels the spirit of the TAG Monaco, but minus the 5K price ticket for the much admired Gulf Racing edition. The Averin features a 41 x 41 mm pillow-shaped stainless steel case, which is arguably the perfect size…