A couple of new dive models from Indie brand Undone caught our eye recently and with 500m of resistance on offer, plus loads of lume, for under $400, these are great value. The average benchmark these days on everyday divers is about 300m, so 500m gives you some extra cover and the Aqualume model also has full lume across the dial. The Aquadeep just has … Continue reading Two New 500m Divers From Undone
If you love deep dive watches that can handle 1000m then there are very choices on the market. Sure, you can pay a fortune to Rolex, Blancpain or others but when it comes to mainstream Swiss, British, German or Indie brands then 300m tends to be the limite, at least for something affordable to the everyday enthusiast. Often you are loking at paying over £1000 … Continue reading Suppose You Want Deep Dive 1000m For Under £300?
If you like dive watches, especially those made from lightweight materials like titanium, then Boldr have a great value 200m diver for you, with a blue glow at night. The Venture Blue Moon is being launched today and at £241 it’s undeniably cheap for a 200m rated dive watch. The white dial models is definitely no-frills functional, but does the job, plus has a NATO … Continue reading Boldr’s Blue Moon 200m Diver is Ace Value
NWC magazine has noted in the past that pro criminal gangs are targeting luxury watch owners. Could be on the streets, at a golf club where East European women pretend to be collecting for charity, or at home, where raiders will often enter armed and ready to torture the occupants to get what they want. And what they want are Patek, Mille, Rolex, Hublot and … Continue reading Cavendish Home Raid Highlights Dangers of Luxury Watch Ownership
We love classic Omega watches, most likely you do too. But there is that high ticket entry cost, with the Seamaster Aqua Terra automatics now starting at £5000 and a Prestige retro model retailing at £4900 all the way to £12,000. But what if you love that classic beads of rice bracelet, dress watch look and still want a genuinely Swiss made watch? Well we … Continue reading Mido Multifort Powerwind: Is This The Omega Homage For You?
Why? Well first, take a look at the clean, balanced and deep blue dial. No fancy logoscript messages, just a bold twin sub-dial layout, classic chrono style, with that graduated blue colour adding visual appeal. Big piston type pushers bring the 50s and 60s to mind, the golden era of motorsport chronograph watches of course. Broad arrow hands. Decent sized date window too. So yeah, … Continue reading If You Only Buy One Omega, The Speedmaster 57 Should Be It
The Timex T80 digital retro watches capture that arcade game vibe perfectly, so some new colours should help boost interest for collectors. Like Swatch did back in the day, Timex are adding some collector appeal by offering buyers a chance to buy the set as it were. So we now have new grey, blue and purple watch cases in the T80 line-up. You have that … Continue reading Timex Add Colours to Their T80 Retro Range
The latest global sales stats were released late July by the Swiss watch industry and sales of watches retailing at 500-3000CHF (approx £430-£2500) were up by 6%. Might not sound much but it reverses a long term downward trend for mid-market Swiss watches. Maybe the collapse of crypto has soured the tastebuds of luxury watch buyers and they’re looking for value this year, maybe it’s … Continue reading Is The Mid-Market Watch Making a Comeback?