Ball Roadmaster GMT Gets The Batman Bezel

Ball Watch in Switzerland has launched a Batman variant of their Roadmaster Pilot GMT model, which looks just as classic as you would imagine. The Pre-order price is £1990 which is a heck of a lot cheaper than a Rolex Sub – but then, it isn’t a Rolex. Here’s the word from Ball; As a…

Farer Charlton Atlantic GMT: Limited Edition Has the Pan-Am Vibe

Farer has a limited edition GMT watch for the summer, just 50 pieces available. The Charlton Athletic, sorry Atlantic, is a teal dial, orange bezel number, which has the usual Swiss movement, plus Farer’s Britpop take on design. Here’s the word; The GMT Bezel case is a multi-faceted beauty. Made of marine-grade 316L stainless steel,…

The Batman Returns, Courtesy of Ball Watches

OK, the Batman never really went away, but the latest Ball Roadmaster Pilot GMT is a handsome alternative to famously hard-to-get Rolex Sub. Here’s the word; Roadmaster Pilot GMT series is equipped with two remarkable timekeeping functions that soar to new levels of convenience. When traveling, simply push the quick-set buttons to jump the local…

Seiko 5 Sports GMT: It’s the MOD Look, But Factory

It’s always a good day for watch fans when Seiko has news and yesterday they released info on the new Seiko 5 Sports range. They have many of the lements that Seiko MOD watch lovers know very well, and a hint of SKX about them, which is a very good thing. Price wise we are…

Ball Engineer III – Maverick Edition

The latest from Ball watches is a remix of an old fave. Hard to beat the classic Pepsi bezel, cyclops date window and big numbers on the dial. Here’s the word from Ball on this 1000 pieces limited edition. Nope, we don’t really get the Maverick connection, except that Top Gun II is out  right…

Draken Tugela GMT Gets an Upgrade

Draken watches in NZ has a heritage model coming back, refreshed for 2022. The Tugela GMT now features a Sellita SW330 movement, sapphire crystal, 300m of depth resistance and comes in three dial colours; sky blue, black and white. It’s on pre-order at NZ$1,125, which is about £580 sterling. The main changes for 2022 are…

Ball Engineer Endurance: Spirit of 1917

The latest from Ball is the Engineer Endurance III, with the usual gas tube lume. There are four variations of this watch, so you can buy the base model for £1260, or go large at £2190 for the TMT 42mm 1917 edition, which has a temp gauge on the dial. Handy for those polar expeditions,…

Versatile Citizen Endeavor 200m Diver Gets an Upgrade

Citizen has updated the 200mm Endeavor and it offers plenty of features for the price. This revamped all-rounder has a 44mm case, 200m resistance and the usual solar power unit. Handy cyclops on the date window too., plus compass feature on the inner chapter ring. Yeah the GMT hand is a bonus. Nice blue dial…

Tudor Just Made Rolex Look Asleep at The Wheel

Tudor have been making some stunning designs for the last few years and raising the build quality too, as they phased out the old ETA engines. The hands got sharper edges, the bezels got cleaner and the power reserves reached repsectable levels. This new `Root Beer’ Black Bay GMT is spot-on for the modern market…

Watches & Wonders 2022: Which New Rolexes Are Flippers Delights?

OK, let’s start with the big guns at Watches & Wonders and when we say that we mean the big investment watches – not the ones you might actually wear. No, let’s get real, Rolex watches have become investments like NFTs, old masters, classic Ferraris or arable land. Let’s get into it, what’s new and…