Hamilton Ventura S Has That Art Deco Class

Yes, the Ventura was worn by Elvis, plus featured in a Men In Black movie – we need to get that stuff out of the way. Let’s look at the real history that underpins the Hamilton Ventura, which is the cross-cultural architecture that built America as a 20th century superpower. By that, I mean the…

Seals Launching Ltd Edition Sea Storm This Week

Seals Watch in the US is launching a few limited edition Sea Storm models this week. Here’s the word from the Indie brand; Four colorways will be made available of our all-new Sea Storm automatic, this variant will have a date reveal using the tried and true Miyota 9015 Japanese automatic movement. The fixed bezel Sea…

Glashutte Disco Chrono Ltd Editions: Cool, But Megabucks

Glashutte have released two limited edition variations on their Seventies Panorama Chronograph, in turquoise/disco blue and orange dial flavours. Produced in 500 pieces each these will retail at about £13,000 in the UK and feature that classic `TV Dial’ design from the late 60s/early 70s. The 37 series calibre movement has an impressive 70 hours…

Grand Seiko 44GS, Anniversary Edition

The latest model from Grand Seiko is an elegant 55th anniversary edition of the 44GS dress watch. It’s a limited  run of 1500 pieces and retails in Europe at about 8,200 euros. Steel case, sapphire crystal and 72 hours of power reserve from the 9R31 movement. Classic looks and a safe investment watch we think,…

Kick Watches: Camden Watch Co Launches New 38mm Range

The Camden Watch Company, based in London naturally, are launching their first new case design in 5 years on Kick. With a choice of quartz or Swiss auto movements this dress watch is well worth a look. Here’s the word; “We are launching our first new watch case in over five years, and it’s a…

New Watches From Timex, G-Shock & Heimdallr

We have a flurry of new watch releases to start the week, first up is Timex. The Waterbury GMT is a classic 39mm all-rounder watch, with a quartz movement and mineral crystal. It now gains a grey dial option, alongside the blue and white dial variants. Same price at $199. CASIO G-SHOCK There are endless…

Breitling Give The Superocean a Modern Makeover

Breitling has given its Superocean range a long overdue makeover and the results are refreshing, a little bit MOD watch dare we say? If you look at the chunky hour markers, the deep dish chapter ring and the little 15min countdown markers on the bezel, you can see a raft of MOD watch details in…

The Batman Returns, Courtesy of Ball Watches

OK, the Batman never really went away, but the latest Ball Roadmaster Pilot GMT is a handsome alternative to famously hard-to-get Rolex Sub. Here’s the word; Roadmaster Pilot GMT series is equipped with two remarkable timekeeping functions that soar to new levels of convenience. When traveling, simply push the quick-set buttons to jump the local…

Timex Joins The Ocean Waste Watch Movement

More watch brands are now making watches from recycled plastic waste that’s clogging up the oceans and rivers of the world. It’s a good thing naturally, although whether it will placate the eco-zealots who are hoping to ban consumerism full stop – as in, you will own nothing and be happy, remains to be seen….

Yep, They’re Price Walking the King Seiko Range

The King Seiko range got some new editions last week, and due to livin la vida loca in Blackpool for the Jubilee, your NWC scribe missed the update. They are retro heaven, but expensive at nearly two grand. That is kinda cheeky we think. Here’s the press info; Two new hi-grade mechanical watches are added…