Steel Case Casioak G-SHOCK Looks Like a Winner

The Casioak is becoming a more collectable watch and the Japanese brand has announced some additions to the range. NWC mag is predicting some Casioak collabs later this year too, which will appeal to flippers. The latest steel case Casioak 2100 editions will retail at £449 in the UK, but expect flippers to start asking…

Neat Idea: New Watch Modders Case For NH36 Movt

The Seiko NH36 auto movement is one of the most popular for watch Modders, as it’s cheap and reliable. Easy to fit hands, chapter rings and a huge range of aftermarket dials too. So A-1 Mod on Kickstarter are onto something with their new, quirky looking case, designed to accept the NH35 movement. It has…

Viqueria Calipso Diver on Pre-Order

Italian brand Viqueria has a new dive watch on pre-order, which has a decent spec for the money. Getting 300m of resistance for under £500 isn’t easy these days, but at 199 euros, this is a true bargain. There is a choice of dial colours and we like the steel bracelet option too. Here’s the…

ICYMI: Two New Ltd Editions From Grand Seiko

The latest from Grand Seiko, just simple, elegant watches and now made from Ever Brilliant steel, which should help keep them looking minty for a few years longer. Just 550 pieces of each model by the way. It’s hard to deduce a price from the GS website, which is being coy on that detail, let’s…

SINN Are on The Road To Damascus

SINN has sent us some info on a limited edition watch and so yeah, we couldn’t resist that headline. We’re presenting the 100-piece limited-edition, individually numbered 1800 S GG DAMASZENER. Made from genuine forge-welded Damascus steel, this watch seamlessly reflects the high quality of the predecessor models. At the same time, it sets its own…

Only Wanna See You Laughing In The Purple Rain

Do you rock purple? Prince did, the Roman emperors were kinda keen on it and Deep Purple were arguably one of the crucial three bands that started the entire heavy rock movement of the late 60s. The other two were Zep and Sabbath, in case there’s any debate out there. Anyway Casio have this retro…

Skagen’s Solar is an Eco-Friendly Choice

Skagen has sent us info on the Henrickson solar powered watch, which retails at £169. They claim it can last for six months on just a few hours solar charge, plus it has a steel case which is 50% recycled metal. For lovers of all things woke, the strap is made from eco leather too,…

Raven Trekker Is A Cool, Class Act. Pricey Though

The latest watch from Raven is this edition of the Trekker featuring ceramic or stainless steel bezels, date or no-date movements, a newly designed flat jubilee bracelet with easy to size single sided screws, brushed stainless steel case with polished accents, and available dial colors in black, gray, and yellow. The 39mm steel case tool…

Seals Launch Sea Storm Skin Diver – $300 Pre-Order Deals

Seals have a new model on pre-order. The Sea Storm is a sports/casual dive watch with 150m depth rating, optional date window and six different dial colur choices. It’s due to be delivered in April and the pre-order cost is $300. There is a $15 US-UK shipping charge too, plus any taxes that Customs levy…

Watch Care: Common Problems With Bracelet Links

Thought I would offer some tips on bracelets and the typical problems that tend to crop up, let’s start with sizing issues, which often means removing/adding a link. On some watches that can be fairly easy to do, especially if the links are identical, not tapered so that the ones near the clasp get gradually…