Which Is The Best Speedmaster 38 Model? Orbis Blue

Is the blue Orbis edition of the 2022 Omega Speedmaster 38 range the pick of the crop? We only ask the question after window shopping their website and something just draws us to the Orbis at £4550. First of all, it’s a two shades of blue dial, and blue remains the most popular dial colour…

Omega’s Aventurine Adventure For Ladies

Omega has been mixing jewelley with watches for decades and the new ladies Constellation models feature avenrutine semi-precious dials. Quite trick, not easy to slice stone ultra thin and polish it 100% flush to make a watch dial. Here’s the word; Aventurine is the name given to an authentic quartz mineral created by natural forces…

Swatch Group Pulls Off a Marketing Masterstroke

The new Swatch + Omega collab models are a very clever bit of marketing and destined to be a sell-out we think. Some watch fans online have already stated they think it devalues the Omega brand name somewhat, but you know what, Skoda was supposed to be a failure for VW-Audi Group and yeah, it…

New Omega Models Show Willingness to Change

You have to admire Omega for taking the plunge in 2022 by revamping and re-imagining, some long-in-the-tooth designs, plus adding some bold – and gold – colour options too. Take the Speedmaster for example, which some might say needs to move on beyond its trad black & white dial design. Few people alive now can…

It’s a Moonwatch Jim, But Not As We Know It

No, you don’t have to own the traditional black & white Moonwatch version of the Omega Speedmaster. Yes, it is a design classic, but like the Rolex Milgauss, the idea of buying something that looks exactly the same as it did 20 years ago, isn’t the best watch collecting strategy these days. No, we watch…

Omega Goes Big, Goes Deep, With the Seamaster Planet Ocean

Omega has been busy refreshing some of their most popular watches for the spring. Let’s start with the word on the Seamaster Ultra Deep, which adds some serious James Cameron The Abyss type depth resistance to the mix. It’s got a stunning blue dial, although it does look a bit like a porthole with that…

Bond is Back – Paula Reis Re-stocks the Octopus

Paula Reis, which is one of the top budget brands on Ali Express, has sent us a quick update on their Octopus automatic. This good looking Bond 007 homage watch is back on the PR website at £89, although you can find it cheaper elsewhere if you keep looking. We saw one for $69 at…

A Red Dial Watch From Omega? Yes, True Story

If you didn’t get the watch you wanted this Christmas fear not, there are loads more out there to chase. If you like red dial watches you can join the waiting list for this unusual Globemaster Co-axial model from Omega, which is coming soon. They say burgundy, we say red, you can decide. With that…

Orologium Harrogate Black Friday Sale

One of our fave watch shops in the UK, Orologium, is enthusiast driven and all about showcasing the best of vintage Swiss watches for colectors who know their stuff. Right now, they have up to 30% off selected watches and this Rolex Sea-Dweller caught our eye at £8950, which is a hefty discount on the…

Watch Trends: Is 38mm The New 42mm, Just Asking?

There are more 38mm watches breaking cover right now than we can keep up with, so let’s have a look at some we missed over 2021. By the way is 38mm your preferred case diameter, or are still on the 2020 42mm wavelength? Maybe both? Whatever, your preference post a comment if you like. Here…