Orient Star Skeleton Has an Impressive 70 Hour Reserve

Earlier this month Orient showed off their new skeleton dial Star model, which is a left field choice perhaps for those Seiko fans who love this sister company. True, Orient watches in the past sometimes felt like second class citizens ( no pun intended) to the flagship Seiko 5, Prospex, Coutura and other models. But…

Mido Ocean Star 200 Makes a Nice Entry Level Diver

If you want a Swiss branded dive watch then you can choose something from as little as £500 to over £50,000. At the entry level you have brands like Hamilton, Tissot and Mido offering great value, nearly all powered by the Swatch Group Powermatic 80 movement. Over 80 hours of reserve is nice to have,…

Orient Star 1964 Second Edition. Yep, Green is Cool

Always got time for a retro dive watch from Orient, which is of course part of the Seiko group. Love the power reserve indicator and that green fume dial colour too. Here’s the word; Orient Star will introduce two new Diver 1964 2nd edition models to its Sports Collection. Created in 1951, Orient Star has…