The word from Seiko as they launch a new GMT Prospex, which offers dive functionality with a little dress watch appeal blended in there too. Ice blue or the green dial? Hard to choose really. The ice blue one is £1600 though, some 200 notes more than the other two dial colours. Cheeky bit of price-walking eh? Seiko introduces a new movement in the long-trusted … Continue reading Seiko Prospex GMT; Dive Meets Dress and It’s a Winning Formula
Do you like building your own MOD watches? Well if so this new Certiga movement from Crafter Blue makes an interesting alternative. It’s based on the Seiko NH34 which is a mainstay of many watch MOD projects. You can choose standard auto or GMT model by the way. The tweaking looks like blue screws and a bespoke decorated rotor, otherwise it’s pretty similar to the … Continue reading Hey Watch MODDERS, Fancy a Juzzed Up Seiko NH34 Movement?
At $399 the new Zelos Black Tip is a great all round dive watch, but it’s interesting to note how the Indie brand is price-walking like Seiko and others as inflation takes its toll. A couple of years back the typical 40/41/42mm, 200m, sapphire crystal Zelo dive watch was around $280, with special bronze case, or meteorite dial options costing $330-$360. For something with the … Continue reading Zelos Black Tip Diver: Good Spec, Getting Pricier
We had another scout around the web for watch bargains as the final reductions are applied in the January Sales. WATCHO ONLINE UK How about a Baume and Mercier Riviera down from £3380 to £2704? The smoky grey dial Riviera has a tweaked movement with 120 hours of reserve, which is impressive, plsu a see-thru caseback. A green dial Seiko 5 at £199 is also … Continue reading January Sales: More Online Wristwatch Bargains
OK, time for another scout around the web to see if we can find some tempting January Sale prices. ROCKING MODS WATCHES We love the Seiko Batman in blue and black, which features the trusty NH35 movement, 40mm case, Merc hands plus big cyclops magnifier. At £235, down from £320 this one is a decent buy. Also at £255 there’s a rose gold and two-tone … Continue reading Watch Sales Round Up: Best Online Deals We Spotted
In the world of MOD watches we respect anyone with the time, skill and patience to create their own watch. It is a job made easier now thanks to the plethora of parts available online, plus You Tube videos showing you how to assemble the movement, bezel, crown and stem, strap, crystal etc. But if you aren’t confident or just don’t have 500-600 quid to … Continue reading MOD Watches: CS Blackout is A Cool Customer
As you may know, your NWC editor is a fan of the Seiko Presage, an elegant everyday watch, with loads of dial colours and slightly different styling details within the range. Yes, it lacks a sapphire crystal, but the smooth lines and reliable movement make this a great value watch for anyone. So the latest Presage Sharp Edge designs in purple ring our bicycle bell, … Continue reading Purple Dial Seiko Presage Sharp Edge: GMT Model is The Winner
We always have time for a new Seiko watch at NWC mag and this 110th Anniversary Edition of the Prospex is worth a look. The dial has a glacier effect says Seiko, but we say let’s call it a snowflake. That works. Blue second hand stands out against the subdued tones on the dial and the grey bezel is either subtle, or a bit washed … Continue reading Seiko Prospex 110th Anniversary Edition