Boldr Merlion, Decent Dive Watch, Ltd Edition

Boldr have launched a new model which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Merlion, a local Singapore landmark. It’s a 200m, 40mm steel case dive watch, with lumed numbers on the uni-directional bezel. Sapphire crystal naturally. Inside you find the reliable Seiko NH35a movement. They are making just 100 pieces so it’s likely to be…

Collabs: Snow White TAG Carrera is a Festive Winner

The TAG Carrera is a classic chrono design and it’s nice to see different dial colours apart from the usual black or blue. Why not make a white one for Christmas? That’s what the collab gurus at Watches of Switzerland thought and we agree, it looks sharp. That bold white dial, with black sub-dials and…

Special Watches of Switzerland Edition Oris Aquis

If you love watches, then you will know that buying a numbered edition is always – well usually – a smart move in the long term. Having a special number on the caseback adds that little bit of rarity, although some brands, and some models within those Swiss brands, perform better over time. It’s complicated,…

TAG Rabbit Celebrates Chinese New Year Early

It isn’t Chinese New Year until Feb 2023, but TAG are ahead of the game with this rabbit themed variant of their Carrera model. The 44mm chronograph has a rabbit logo on the see-thru caseback, plus a limited edition box. Priced at £5800 it’s obviously aimed at the Chinese market, plus expats working in the…

New Oris Limited Edition: Vintage Time Machine

Oris has a new limited edition model on its site. The Waldenburgerbahn celebrates the local railway track which links the Oris factory to its suppliers and customers. As you wouild expect, it’s a railway style watch with a locomotive graphic relief on the caseback, plus the black dial and typically bold chapter ring numbers you…

Pop Quiz: Who Was Once Known as Python Lee Jackson?

The answer is Rod Stewart, who released a single under that moniker ealry in his career before joining the Faces. But let’s consider this super bright green Python watch from LIV. It’s big at 45mm across and has 200m of resistance as well. Sapphire crystal, silicone strap for the outdoors life. It also has a…

Christopher Ward Bel Canto Marks A Change of Pace

Christopher Ward are on a roll right now. Their C65 dive models with ceramic bezel earlier this year were stunning to look at. The C65 Super Compressor is a great tool watch with retro styling details on the dial. At a grand retail, the Compressor is relatively affordable too, hell some Casio G-Shocks are touching…