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…

Citizen Star Wars RD-D2 Edition

You have to hand it to Lucas Films and whoever owns the Star Wars merch rights these days, they know how to cash in. Latest ina line of watches that stretch back to the original 1970s Satr Wars is this Citizen R2D2 digital, which does capture the `Bitsa’ spirit of the pocket sized droid. Here’s…

RZE Fortitude: Titanium Case, 100m Resistance

RZE in Singapore has a new model on the site, the Fortitude is a versatile titanium – and anti-magnetic – 41mm case dive/sports watch that retails for $599. Here’s the word; The Fortitude was engineered to help you take your landings, not distract you from them. Designed to make a statement, yet be rugged and…

Viqueria Levante Mk II; Meca-Power

Indie brand Viqueria are makers of fine looking motorsport watches and the Levante chrono Mk I was one of our faves. The Mk II is on the site now, priced from £249 upwards, price depends on the dial colour, and featuring a Seiko Meca-quartz VK series movement. Super reliable unit. Viqueria has has a new…

Draken Kruger: Cool Watch, Gives Something Back to Nature Too

Draken watches down in NZ have been busy and the result is the great value Kruger model, which is a tribute to the great national park in South Africa. In fact each watch purchase helps to preserve the wildlife there – in particular the endangered rhino – so all good. We love the panda dial…

New Grand Seiko Hi-Beat GMT. Just Brilliant

The latest from Grand Seiko is a winner; typically, clean, understated yet brilliant design. An impressive 55 hours of power reserve too. Here’s the word; The 1967 44GS was the watch that first embodied the design code known as the “Grand Seiko Style”, the set of nine principles which gave Grand Seiko its distinctive look…

Marloe Atlantic R34 Chrono is Back In Stock

The latest from Marloe watches in the UK; The Atlantic R34 is back in store and ready to ship immediately. For the R34 model we have used a quilted pattern for the dial base, along with sunken, contrasting lateral sub-dials, applied 12 index and name plate, and raised outer chapter ring. The hour and minute…

ICYMI: Orient Flags Up Bezel Issue With Star Models

We missed this update from Orient Watches – one worth checking if you recently bought a Star model. Unfortunately we have to inform you of a malfunctioning in the bezel of our ORIENT STAR Diver Watches. The bezel is a feature that can be used if a customer wants to measure time for a certain…