The Vallelunga is a minimalist design watch from Autodromo, which takes its inspiration from the rev counter dial. Still a feature on many a sports car, or motorcycle. This design reminds us the recent new watch from Braun, with its bare bones, three hand details. But the Autodromo has the classic different coloured lines on the dial, mimicking the fabled red zone. There’s a Miyota … Continue reading Rev Your Engine With Autodromo
You love Ducati motorcycles and so do we at NWC mag. So this new trio of Locman watches are worth a look. The logo is there, the carbon fibre-ish finish on the dials, the knurled chrono buttons…it’s all good. The case is vaguely like a handlebar mount for a Satnav, camera or gadget and we like that industrial, toolbox vibe. Deep dish dial design is … Continue reading Locman Ducati Watches: Racing Collab, But Does It Win Superpole?
Strapcode has sent us a few pics of their straps dsigned for the new Seiko Speedtimer chrono, which include a camo option, black leather, plus a retro 70s Rally style bracelet. Here’s the word; Camo: Genuine Tuscan leather watch strap, 100% handcrafted in Italy, this Tuscan leather watch strap collection has average thickness 4.3mm, the perfect thickness to match every watch. The price is $99 … Continue reading MOD: Strapcode Has Options For Your Seiko Speedtimer
The Hippocampus is a crazy name for a watch, but a mythical sea creature is fine by us and you may well like the bright colours of this model, which Italian brand Vertigo has on Kick right now. Orange, blue and green fume dials really pack a punch and we like the chunky hour markers. They kinda look like pieces of a a mosaic, so … Continue reading Vertigo Hippocampus: Super Lume & 300m Dive Ability
Autodromo are a dedicated motorsport watch brand, who produce well specced and highly detailed watches. The latest limited edition is the Copperstate 1000 and just 95 pieces are being made. Here’s the word; We produced 95 pieces of this stunning “copper sunburst dial” limited watch expressly for the 30th running of the Copperstate 1000 rally in 2020. Copperstate is an event we have been proud … Continue reading Autodromo Ltd Edition Copperstate 1000
Viqueria are one of our fave brands, with typically Italian flair oozing from every part of their top value watches. They have a new project on Kickstarter, which shares a name with the classic Aprilia hooligan all-rounder sportbike, the Tuono. Here’s the spec; The list of features includes a unidirectional 120-click rotatable matte ceramic bezel bearing a minute scale enriched with BGW9 SuperLume. The VIQUERIA TUONO timepiece … Continue reading Kickstarter Watches: New Viqueria Tuono Auto
We love Kickstarter independents because they are listening to what customers want. Fact is, if they get it wrong, then too few pledges roll in and the project falls on its ass at the first hurdle. We reckon this beautiful Vertigo Medusa dive watch, with a steel case and bracelet, 300m depth rating, and a trio of fume style dials, will hit the spot. You … Continue reading Kickstarter: Vertigo Issues a Heads Up on Stunning Auto Range
Bamford of London have released some new variations on their Sellita SW330 powered automatic GMT models. Our fave is the Italian job, in classic red/green bezel colours. Sapphire crystal, steel bracelet, 40mm case size. The word from their website; Displaying Bamford London’s own unique colourways and housing the Swiss Made self-winding Sellita SW330-1 movement with 25 jewels and a 42 hour power reserve, the Bamford … Continue reading Bamford’s Italian Job GMT Could Rev Your Engine