Rolex Themed Cufflinks? The Perfect Christmas Gift Watch Fans

OK, if you’re already looking for Christmas gifty ideas we have found the perfect thing for the older Rolex fanboi in your family. Yes Grandad Jim will love one of these Rolex themed sets of cufflinks, maybe even two sets. They’re on Kickstarter and our fave from the Wilsdorf Collection is the Cufftona, which has…

Torgoen Mustang T51, Genuinely Collectable

The latest watch from Torgoen celebrates the achievements of the great P51 Mustang fighter plane of WWII. Plus it’s a true collectors item as a piece of scrapped P51 Mustang wing is used for the dial plate. Here’s the word; “Pacific Fighters provided reclaimed aluminum from the right wing of a vintage P-51 Mustang, which…

Motorsports Watches: Axion Racing Commander

Love motorsports watches? Check out Axion’s Racing Commander, a British designed, Swiss powered chrono that makes a left field choice compared to a Sinn, LIV, Certina DS, Tissot PRS, Steinhart, Limes etc. Yeah, there are still lots of watch brands utilising the venerable Valjoux/ETA 7750 movement and who can blame them? It is one of…

Marloe Tap Into The Glorious British Jet Age

Marloe has a new model on the runway, it’s the Pacific automatic, inspired by the jet age that transformed Britain back in the 1950s. The range stretches from the Pacific 52 to the 76 model and traces the rise and fall of the British commercial aviation industry, peaking with Concorde, the fabulous supersonic aircraft that…

Timex Continues With Retro Groove

Timex is staying on the retro path with new colour choices for the Q Reissue series, including a deep blue dial/bezel combo that we love.  It has a 38mm case, steel bracelet, easy-change battery compartment on the caseback – all that good stuff from the past, with a modern quartz movement inside. It is a…

MHD Type 3 Goes on Pre-Order

The MHD Type 3 automatic watch, which NWC magazine has been following for some months during its development, is now available for pre-order. Price is £745 inc VAT and you get a 40mm case watch, with a 1920s Bugatti style design – we love that motorsport style grille on the case. There is also a…

Was Rothmans THE Motorsport Paint Job of The 80s?

We reckon it was. Seen on rally cars like the insane Porsche 911, the Le Mans racers of the famed 24 hour endurance events, US sports cars, or the amazing Honda V4 race bikes – and a few road bikes – the Rothmans red/white/blue combo just defined that era. Which some today even cite as…

Latest Ball Engineer II Model; Waco Glider Edition

The latest from Ball Watch Co; On the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, BALL Watch proudly presents the all new Engineer Master II Waco Glider, an officer’s watch that combines vintage style with modern technology. Limited to 1,943 pieces each to commemorate the year that the Waco CG-4A gliders went into…

Japanese Anime Themed Seiko 5 Auto Models

Comic book themed watches have been around since the days of Batman, Superman, Hopalong Cassidy and Dan Dare. Some are highly collectable and can fetch thousands. So here’s some kapow type news from Seiko; Introduced in 1968 and re-born in 2019, the Seiko 5 Sports watch offers durable and reliable mechanical watches for watch lovers….

Are Car Branded Watches a Good Investment?

The world of watches and motor sport go hand in racing glove. You only have to look at the auction prices being realised for watches owned by movie star drivers like Paul Newman or Steve McQueen at the stratospheric end. But even lower down the millionaire collector market, 60s motorcycle champion Mike Hailwood’s Heuer Carrera…