Farer Brings Back Two Models, On Limited Production Run

Farer is making another run of its Lander Midnight GMT dress watch available this autumn. The dial colour is deep blue and the GMT hand stands out nicely witha  red arrow at the end. Inside there is a Swiss Sellita SW330 movement, plus a see-thru caseback so you can admire that craftsmanship. Plenty of lume…

William Wood Fearless Collection is On Fire

Yeah we couldn’t resist the fire pun and why not, when William Wood are famous for supporting ex-firefighters, who are real heroes, not prima donna celebs, politicians or footballers. The three variations on the Fearless theme share the charcoal, rough cast dial finish, plus a 40mm case  and a colour-matched fireperson’s helmet on the caseback….

Luminox Air Automatic: Lockheed Theme, Swiss Quality, Ace Value

Mixing Swiss watches with aviation themes is a tried and trusted format. It just works, always will. When you add in an £899 price tag for a Sellita SW200 powered steel watch, with plenty of lume plus a sapphire crystal and bi-directional bezel, then you are revving our engines here at NWC mag. Yep, the…

The Mane Project Gets The Green Light

A new watch brand you say? Always worth a look, here’s the word from Denmark; Danish horological architect Thomas Funder, in colab with Watch Angels, brings back 1970s monocoque design in a light, modern and minimalist way. With his ergonomic and modular Funder case, Thomas Funder has not only designed a remarkable and highly recognizable watch,…

Race Winner’s Rolex Daytona Makes 88,000 Euros

Has the bubble burst on the Rolex Daytona? Not according to the results from a recent auction in Copenhagen, where a 2017 Daytona watch, won by race driver Michael Christiansen made  very strong money. It was a charity auction to be fair, where prices tend to inflate as people want to signal their virtue, but…

Torgoen Adds New Colours to T18 Range

We admire Torgoen because they’re creating a visual langauge in their watch designs. You see a Torgoen with its bright colours, big numbers, dials and other clues and recognise it as a Torgoen. That’s the way forward for Indie watch brands, not endless homages to Swiss prestige and luxury models in our humble view. So…

Watch Market News UK: 14.08.22

A quick round up of some wristwatch related news, from across the Google based universe. TUDOR DEALER OPENS IN BRISTOL Bristol, the wokest city in the West, now has a new Tudor franchise. It’s part of the Watches of Switzerland (WOS) group and is a standalone Tudor boutique located in Cribbs Causeway. WOS say they…

Ball Engineer II: Latest Moonphase Variants

Ball has added a new Moonphase model to its Engineer range. Got that dress watch look, moon tracking complication and a choice of champagne, silver, two blues or a green dial. Prices start at £1810 on pre-order. Here’s the word; Imagine the possibilities of simple functionality and elegant design. Imagine the performance of fine-tuned precision…