Anonimo has just announced its latest model, the NAUTILO Nendaz Freeride. The event is a biggie on the winter sports calendar, with downhill ski and board events taking place in the French Alps right now, weather permitting of course. The watch has a kind of tyre tread pattern on the strap, a Swiss Sellita SW series auto movement inside the 42mm case and sapphire crystal, … Continue reading Anonimo Adventure Watch: Freeride Spirit, Swiss Quality
One of the most intersting Indie watch brands around, Baltic has a new model coming soon. The Tricompax is your classic 70s style chrono, with three sub-dials and reverse panda option too. At just under 40mm across, it’s a balanced piece, with a steel bracelet coming as standard, plus sapphire crystal and a Sellita SW510 movement inside the case. That delivers over 60 hours of … Continue reading Baltic Tricompax is On The Launchpad
Good news for Farer watch fans, the Maze II GMT model is shipping very soon. Here’s the word from UK watch brand Farer. Updated for 2022 with sapphire insert bezel, black gloss outline markers for improved clarity, and a deeper engraved grid dial for a more distinctive appearance. Plus inside the case, the power unit has been upgraded with the SELLITA SW330-2 Top Grade GMT … Continue reading Farer Maze II GMT is Ready to Go
Davosa is one of those brands we keep forgetting about until we do a random browse for dive watches on eBay and there you are, at least two or three of them pop up. Swiss made, with 140 years of independent watchmaking heritage behind them, Davosa is an alternative to something like an Oris, Ball or a Fredrique Constant perhaps. Slightly left-field, but has its … Continue reading Davosa Ternos Ceramic GMT: Serious Rival To Ball or Oris?
Formex has a new Field watch and they called it…Field. Like it, KISS n all that. OK, so it’s a titanium case, but this upgraded titanium – here’s the word; A special hardening treatment increases the Fields surface hardness from 145 Vickers to approximately 900 Vickers while retaining the light weight, comfort and hypoallergenic properties of titanium. The recessed numbers and hour markers give the … Continue reading Formex Field is a Super Lightweight Tool Watch
Gevril has launched the Lenox range, featuring a Swiss automatic movement, which has a kinda odd name; M39D6. Nope, never heard of it, but it looks nice via the see-thru caseback. Could be a modded Sellita/ETA 2824 but we just don’t know. That dished rotor looks very similar to the ETA 2824, which why we take a guess on that venerable base movement being the … Continue reading Gevril Launch Lenox Automatics
The latest from Holgar Watches – yeah, that’s a new one on us too. They are selling 1000 pieces in the USA, so it’s a kind of Indie brand. The automatics retail around $1695 and the quartz chronographs are only slightly cheaper at $1495. You’ll do better on Kick if you’re after a Swiss assembled chrono with Sellita movement frankly, plenty of them at under … Continue reading US Market: Holgar Ltd Edition Chronos, Autos & Ladies Models
You probably don’t associate the Philippines with watchmaking, but it is a huge centre for mass production of wristwatches, with Timex being one brand that has an assembly facility in Cebu City and Montrichard being another. They make Grayton automatics and MCS watches by the way. But let’s talk Makina Raum, which is a recent addition to the Makina range and has a Sellita SW200 … Continue reading Makina Raum: Sellita Engine, Big Number Style