TAG’S Red Devil Will Spark A Revival This Autumn

TAG Heuer has released a red version of its famed Carrera model and for those with a liking for bold colours, this will be a real collectors item. The most popular dial colour for gents watches is blue, by a long way, with perhaps black and champagne/silver being close runners up when it comes to…

Best Watch Deals: H Samuel Sale is Worth a Look

The H Samuel summer watch is on right now and it is worth a look, especially if you like mainstream fashion brands, plus Seiko and Citizen. In fact I liked a Citizen chronograph so much I bought it. At £90 down from £299 originally, it was hard to resist. The Eco-Drive cell is typically good…

The DAX is Back Everyone: Get Set For 160mpg Fun

Yes the mighty Honda DAX is back, just in time for fuel price hikes, queues at pumps and general commuter misery. Relive those 70s moments with the economical DAX 125; it’s funky, frugal and will become a modern classic. In fact Honda should make a retro styled watch to match the DAX. No, it isn’t…

Workshop: Can You Rescue an eBay Spares or Repairs Watch?

Now that is the question. The second question is something like, `should you bother with £20 clunkers, as they’re often not worth saving?’ Well, maybe not in terms of making money, because most eBay project watches are generally lesser known brands like this 39mm Mortima Datomatic. But there is a learning value, which is priceless….

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…

There’s a New TAG Monaco. Yes, It’s Green

Green is everywhere this year, from Boris Johnson’s latest attempts to micro-manage our entire lives by banning gas boilers, bacon sandwiches and petrol cars, to the myriad – yes we used myriad – green dial watches showcased by Rolex, IWC, Patek, Tudor and others at Watches & Wonders. Now TAG has joined th party with…

Omega Certificates Will Help Watch Collectors Everywhere

For decades Swiss watch factories were totally uninterested in the pre-owned market. Many, like Rolex, would offer you a 5-10% discount on a new watch rather than repair your older model. They wanted their dealers to sell new watches, not pre-owned and often took action against smaller jewellers who had a secondhand section, such as…

Auctions: Steve McQueen Heuer Should Make a Million

Phillips has an auction in NYC coming up in December, with the highlight being the sale of a Heuer chronograph owned bty the late movie and racing legend, Steve McQueen. Yes, the watch actually worn in Le Mans, and glanced at by Steve before the famous flag dropping scenes, which we are predicting will make…

Workshop: Battery Change and Clean of Omega Constellation

The Omega Constellation is one of the most popular ladies watch models out there. Nice combination of diamonds on the dial, two-tone bracelet and longevity make this a winner. Ladies tend to shun automatic or mechanical watches in general, unless of course they are made by Cartier or Rolex. But for around £1000-£1500 you can…