Timex Expedition North: Titanium Tool For The Outdoors

The Timex Expedition North is one of those basic tool watches that keeps doing the job – and doesn’t cost a fortune. A Seiko Alpinist or a super trick, red glowing Casio G-Shock might have more cool features, but this latest titanium Timex has its plus points. Light weight on the wrist is the big…

Mondaine Just Added a Backlight, And We Kinda Like It

The Mondaine watch is a classic. Swiss railway clock design, clear dial and markers, plain straps – you know what you are getting. Well the  latest model called the Giant – actually there is a 35mm ladies size too – is a 42mm wide gents watch with a Ronda quartz movement inside and a red/black…

Portahl Titanium Peacemaker Is Almost There

We spotted this project on IndieGoGo – it’s also on Kick – and although we loathe the way brands deliberately add capital letters to their name, it’s a good looking titanium watch with a Swiss STP movement. A 40mm case, sapphire crystal, 44 hour reserve and DLC coating all add up nicely to create a…

Ball Engineer 1917: GMT For Modern Explorers

The latest from Ball Watches in Switzerland, celebrating that polar explorer chap Shackleton. Here’s the word; The 41mm Engineer III Endurance 1917 GMT features our Manufacture GMT Caliber RRM7337-C – a true GMT chronometer – wrapped in a 904L stainless steel case and shining with micro gas tube luminosity. Three complementary models are also available, each designed…

Yema Superman Full Lume – Pre-Order Opens Today

You can order the latest Yema Superman dive watch, which now features a full lume dial, so everything is glowing at night, not just the hands and markers. It’s priced from 990 euros, plus UK customers have got extra import duty on top, plus VAT. The watch comes in 39mm or 41mm case widths, and…

Love Recycling? Luminox Bear Grylls Survival is The Watch You Need

Luminox are celebrating Earth Day with three additions to their Survival ECO Master range, which are endorsed by celeb outdoors presenter Bear Grylls. Featuring bright blue, yellow and green dials, recycled cases, bezels and straps, these are chunky 45mm wide watches with bright superlume on the markers and hands. Expensive for a plastic watch you…

Just 50 Pieces: LIV GX, Full Lume Diver

LIV watches just sent us info on a 50 pieces ONLY, limited edition dive watch. The GX Full Lume Diver has a 44mm case, Sellita SW200 movement, with 40 hours of power reserve, sapphire crystal, screwdown crown and 300m of depth resistance. Plus that lovely blue glow all the way across the dial. Nice. The…

Sinn 717 Wins Design Excellence Award

Latest from Sinn in Germany, who have won a German design award. The jury honours the conceptual design of the 717 with the award Excellent Product Design 2022 for “combining the past with the future in the most stylish way and perfectly embodying the brand DNA of Sinn Spezialuhren down to the last detail.” “We…