We Just Discovered Casio Architect: It’s G-Shock Heaven

Yes, we love MOD watches here at NWC mag because they often look sharper than the factory spec watches that inspired them, plus it’s that personal thing isn’t it? Like a well honed Triton, or a V-twin chopper, Bobber or WWII vintage retro, it’s something you specified, right down to the last detail. So Hong…

Le Promo Rapide: BBMOD Has a July50 Code

Yes my little British chums, just put JULY50 in at checkout and you can get 50 euros off a selection of BBMOD watches until this Sunday, 31st July. Remember there is some UK duty on top of the website prices, just how HMRC like to do things. We like the military spec Seiko Zulu Forest…

Farer Charlton Atlantic GMT: Limited Edition Has the Pan-Am Vibe

Farer has a limited edition GMT watch for the summer, just 50 pieces available. The Charlton Athletic, sorry Atlantic, is a teal dial, orange bezel number, which has the usual Swiss movement, plus Farer’s Britpop take on design. Here’s the word; The GMT Bezel case is a multi-faceted beauty. Made of marine-grade 316L stainless steel,…

Neat Idea: New Watch Modders Case For NH36 Movt

The Seiko NH36 auto movement is one of the most popular for watch Modders, as it’s cheap and reliable. Easy to fit hands, chapter rings and a huge range of aftermarket dials too. So A-1 Mod on Kickstarter are onto something with their new, quirky looking case, designed to accept the NH35 movement. It has…

MOD Watches: BBMODs Offer 30 Euro Off Cardinal Monster

Priced at 675 euro, the BBMODS Cardinal Monster is an expensive option compared to many custom builds, but look at the quality. Superb rose gold finish, Seiko NH36 movement of course, plus sapphire crystal and Lumibrite on the hands and markers. Seiko branded dial too, which you don’t get on many MOD watches. That case…

Seiko 5 Sports GMT: It’s the MOD Look, But Factory

It’s always a good day for watch fans when Seiko has news and yesterday they released info on the new Seiko 5 Sports range. They have many of the lements that Seiko MOD watch lovers know very well, and a hint of SKX about them, which is a very good thing. Price wise we are…

Mod Watch Week: Pick Of The Pops

It’s MOD watch week here at NWC mag, which means we made time to browse the web looking at finished MOD watches we might like to buy. BB MOD Let’s start in France where BB MOD are always producing some sharp Seiko derivatives, can we suse that word without sounding like a City trader? Hell…

MOD Watch Week: Adammbommb Dials Deluxe

If you want something made by hand then you have to pay decent money, that’s how it is with classic cars, guitars, clothes or watches. So when we got an email from Adammbommb with pics of his hand-sanded Fordite dials, we thought it was well worth posting the news. In fact this week NWC mag…

Namoki MODS Launches Four Seiko Remixes

You know modding watches is deeply satisfying. It takes time to learn skills like fitting bezels, crystals, or removing and attaching hands. But it can be accomplished with the right tools and some You Tube tuition. But if you just love the Seiko style of Namoki Mods dials, cases, hands etc and want something already…

MOD Watches: Mod Spex Manchester is Worth a Look

We occasionally check out the Etsy platform for watches, as you can find some fashionista types selling vintage watches that they really know nothing abot. Bit of a lucky dip, but you might pick up a lesser know Swiss mechanical for £20 or so. But I digress, let’s talk MOD watches because we love them…