Urban Explorer Or Gent-At-Large, Try a Rangemaster

The Urban Gentry is one of the best You Tube channels around, with pithy observations on watchmaking, heritage tales and lively opinions. The Island watch connection has been established for a couple of years and this Rangemaster is the first collab between the Island Watch store and the The Urban Gentry. Powered by a Miyota…

Boldr Freediver GMT is a Multi-Function Tool

Boldr has launched a new model which has real world dive ability and that handy GMT time feature. Say hello to the Odyssey Freediver GMT. Priced at £801 it has lots of lume on the dial, a ceramic bezel, 300m of water resistance and a steel bracelet. We like the edging on the bezel which…

Kickstarter Watches: Axios Tribune, Automatic For The People

Axios has a new watch project on Kickstarter, which is fully funded already. The Tribune model is a slim 38mm dress watch, in a variety of dial colours. Very vintage themed, it also has a Horween type strap and a two piece dial, so the inner track really stands out. Here’s the word; “We’ve worked…

Indie Brands: Heron Gladiateur Offers Classic Style

We had a heads up from Heron in Canada, who have a new 41mm wide, automatic model in the pipeline. It’s on Kick right now and fully funded already, with prices on pre-order starting at about £235 which is great value for the spec we think. More here. Here’s the press info; Héron is proud…

Baltic Twin Crown is a Win-Win

Baltic’s Aquascaphe twin crown is on pre-order right now and it’s a wel equipped tool watch that’s built to dive. With a serious 200m depth rating, sapphire crystal, 316 steel compressor case and dive time crown at the 2pm position, this model will do the job. The top crown moves the internal bezel, so you…

Kickstarter Watches: New Viqueria Tuono Auto

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…

Kickstarter: SOVRYGN Skeleton is A Budget Winner

We love Kickstarter projects and this one should appeal to anyone who loves a skeleton movement, or a striking green dial. Both are features of the SOVRYGN Successor model, which comes in automatic or quartz formats. Miyota power for the auto and there’s nothing wrong with that. The steel case features a sapphire crystal plus…