Spinnaker Cahill: Help For Heroes Special Editions

The UK Help For Heroes (HFH) is a charity that raises funds for wounded veterans of the UK armed forces, plus helps support their families. It does some very good work and so it is great to see Spinnaker launching a  range of Cahill watches, which include a 5% donation the HFH. The Cahill automatics…

TAG Tribute To GP Driver Watches Misses The Point

Once Heuer used to pay GP drivers on commission for selling their watches in the paddocks of Europe. Some drivers also received special gold watches from Jack H in honour of their sterling efforts on track. It’s great to celebrate that glorious Grands Prix racing era, but this blingy pastiche isn’t hitting the spot for…

If You Only Buy One Omega, The Speedmaster 57 Should Be It

Why? Well first, take a look at the clean, balanced and deep blue dial. No fancy logoscript messages, just a bold twin sub-dial layout, classic chrono style, with that graduated blue colour adding visual appeal. Big piston type pushers bring the 50s and 60s to mind, the golden era of motorsport chronograph watches of course….

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…

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…

Honda Fan? Seiko Super Cub Edition is Just For You

You could argue that the humble Honda C50 Cub was the one mode of transport that revolutionised society in the 20th century. Yes, the Beetle was a cheap mass produced car, but it was still beyond the reach of many Germans in the 1930s, it was – like the electric SUVs of today – a…

Storm Pinnacle Gets New Dial Colours

Storm have a new mens model called the Pinnacle. The usual vivid colours you expect, plus photochromic glass crystal, so the colour shifts slightly as you move it in the light. Steel case, which is 43mm wide so it’s a decent size. The milanese mesh bracelet might now be your thing, but at 20mm lug…

Bangalore Mach 1 Has That Aviation Style

Indian brand Bangalore Watch Company loves pilot watches and who can blame them? Clear dial, cockpit instrument styling and  Indian Air Force detailing too. There’s lots of lume on the hands and markers and it’s water resistant to 100m. It has a Swiss Sellita automatic movement inside, so you are buying a quality watch, this…