Bell+Ross Cyber Skull Bronze Has That Deppster Vibe

Bell+Ross are well known for their aviation style watches of course, but they also create lots of variations on that square case theme. Like this skull logo skeleton model, dubbed Cyber Skull Bronze it re-imagines a Skull model from the BR archives and adds that bronze twist. They’ve gone full Johnny Depp for the marketing…

Geckota Phalanx Milspec is a Great Value Tool Watch

Geckota has a new military style watch on their site, which is an update of the first generation of the Phalanx Special Operations. Powered by a Swiss ETA 2824 movement, this one looks like decent value to us at £699. Many ETA powered watches are over a grand, depending on the brand name on the…

Eza Launches 50th Anniversary Automatic in Green

The 1972 Automatic 50th Anniversary watch broke cover last year at Eza, but the Indie brand has just announced that a new green dial variant has been added to the range. Sellita SW200 movement inside, tropic leather strap, sapphire crystal, 200m of resistance and a 39.6mm wide case. There’s superluminova on the hands, markers and…

Vulcain Skindiver Nautique: A Missed Opportunity

Maybe you have heard of Vulcain? If so, then like me it’s probably the cricket alarm watch that rings a bell in the old memory bank. Now owned by Promobe SA, a funding/VC outfit based in Luxembourg Vulcain is on a mission to make a comeback, which is great to see. The idea is most…

Sustainable Watch Collab Hits The Spot

Cedric Ballon and Ace Jewelers have teamed up to create a genuinely sustainable watch, using reclaimed materials wherever possible. It’s a mechanical – and refurbished -Soprod GMT movement, steel case 39mm auto, with a plain polished bezel – nothing fancy. No unusual paint, varnishes, inks or coatings used during the making of the watch. Unlike…

Omega Launches New Spirate Balance Spring Tech

That may not sound like big news, but in the world of watches where the humble balance spring has been around for 200 years, it is something worth noting. OK Omega hasn’t reinvented the wheel here with their Spirate balance. But they have a new silicone spring with a unique adjustment, which Omega says allows…

Christopher Ward C65 Dune: Versatile Auto With Field Watch Vibe

Christopher Ward has just launched its new C65 Dune model range and it’s another winner. The concept is VIP Field watch and we interpret that bit of marketing speak as being an everyday watch that has the trad elements of easily read dial, date feature, plus a modest case width so it can be worn…

Finally, Hamilton Made a Jazzmaster You’d Actually Want to Buy

The Hamilton brand suffers from an image problem in the UK watch market, but all that may be about to change. The latest Jazzmaster Face-2-Face III has a flip-up dial face that adds some gadget appeal, plus the chronograph actually looks stunning in its normal resting face position. Basically the dial flips up into a…