Love That Tiffany Blue? Pagani Quartz Chrono Does The Job

Tiffany blue dial watches have bee one of the most popular in 2022, after Rolex Daytona values soared during lockdown. Some optimists are asking over £140,000 for a Tiff blue Daytona pre-loved, and we say that is batsh** crazy, even if you’re on the Pelosi share tipster payroll. No, what us mere mortals can do…

We Need To Talk About The Rolex Yachtmaster 40

There is a place in the world of watches for statement pieces, crazy-ass blingy timepieces that scream to the populace, `Hey dudes, I’m so rich I have no idea what to spend all this cash on, so check this out.’ It could be a Roger Dubois Excalibur complete with Knights of Ye Rounde Table. Maybe…

Paula Reis Expands Silverstone Colour Combos

Paula Reis has sent us info on their Silverstone chrono model, which is now available in some new colour combinations. Your NWC editor already owns the sky blue dial and bronze bezel variant, so that’s been out for ages. But we haven’t seen the new black/gold, or blue/silver variations before. The blue and gold version…

Watches & Wonders 2022: Which New Rolexes Are Flippers Delights?

OK, let’s start with the big guns at Watches & Wonders and when we say that we mean the big investment watches – not the ones you might actually wear. No, let’s get real, Rolex watches have become investments like NFTs, old masters, classic Ferraris or arable land. Let’s get into it, what’s new and…

Meia Lua Watches Supports Ukraine Charities

Portugal based watch brand Meia Lua is donating 20% of the retail price on all watches to various charities who are helping refugees from Ukraine. After suspension of sales to Russia by Swatch Group and Hermes, the Indie brand is one of the first in Europe to take a stand in the conflict. WHEN WILL…

Some Swiss Watch Brands Will Clear Stock, Then Boycott

UPDATED 10.03.22 Rolex has now stated that it will pause supplies to Russia, according to woke business outlet Bloomberg. Rolex have made it clear that only Rolex watches already shipped before the conflict were – or are – on sale via Indie dealerships. Maker of posh watch boxes and automatic turning cabinets Wolf has announced…

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…

Steeldive DateJust: Decent Value Rolex Homage

Steeldive have a new `Datejust’ homage in their line-up and it retails for a very reasonable £125 on the UK website. Like the original Rolex this is an understated gents watch, suitable for all occasions and powered by a Seiko movement. Is it our imagination, or is that date magnification glass just slightly too far…

Which Swiss Watches Will Go Up In Value?

OK, it’s easy to answer, any Rolex except the really old 1930s gents models that now look like ladies watches. But watch collecting from an investment point of view isn’t that simple and there are options beyond the usual suspects, such as Subs, Daytonas, GMTs etc. Let’s start with the affordable Rolex, Tudor, which is…

Watch Shopping: St Anns Square Manchester

St Anns Square in Manchester is one of the best places that watch fans can shop this Christmas. Within a few hundred metres you have nearly all the authorised big name Swiss dealers, plus independent watch shops and pawnbrokers. Bremont has just set up a shop-within-a-shop franchise with Signet, better known as H Samuel and…