Sekonda Airborne: Yep, It’s a Budget Homage to Accurist

Sekonda and Accurist are essentially the same company – they also own Limit too – and it’s no surprise when some Sekonda models are fairly similar to Accurist watches, which tend to cost more. So the latest cushion case Sekonda Airborne is a budget homage to the Accurist cushion case Retro Racer, which was launched…

Reviewed: Sekonda Classic Has 60s Style, Modern Quartz Movt

Have to admit I love old Sekonda mechanical watches. The very first watch I fixed was a dead Sekonda/Raketa TV dial thing from the 70s which was clogged with dirt, cost a fiver at a watch show. Deep joy getting it going with a simple clean up, and it still runs 9 years later. Yeah…

The Led Zeppelin Remasters Approach

Most Swiss watch manufacturers have an amazing heritage. Some even have old stocks of parts, or complete movements. NWC mag reckons that by taking a cue from the highly successful Led Zeppelin Remasters collection decades ago, watch brands can offer truly limited edition, bespoke pieces, which will attract high retail prices and collector interest. Let’s…

Jack Mason Moto Racing: Handy Fashion Watch?

The vintage style motorsport chrono is one of our fave wristwatch designs here at NWC mag. Not just because we are petrolheads, but the classic two pusher, one crown and twin sub-dials template forged in the 1960s remains a visually pleasing – and easy to read – watch concept today. It has balance, harmony of…

Raven Trekker Vintage Is Back

Indie brand Raven has brought back the Trekker Vintage model, to celebate ten years in biz. Not a bad achievement for any microbrand and the anniversary Vintage watch looks like a quality job too. The two-tone bracelet, black dial variant is our fave, but there are blue and yellow dial options too, plus a gold…

Longines Silver Arrow: Vintage Style, Modern Tech

Longiones are really whizzing them out of the factory doors right now. This one channels the vintage vibe, so say hello to the Silver Arrow, which is a perfect name for a Mercedes enthusiast who collects older style watches. What we love about this watch; Timeless styling details 38.5mm case – perfect compromise Box crystal…

Solid Gold Seventies Action, By Timex

Timex are still mining that velvet goldmine with their Q Series 1972 edition. Yes, the great days of T.Rex, Kawasaki Z1S and awesome flares can be yours again. In fact it was exactly 50 years ago that Timex began selling quartz watches so this red dial beauty celebrates a company milestone. The striking gold tone…

Orient Launches New Vintage Diver Duo

The word from Orient today, who have two dive models available, with a vintage feel. They also have a limited edition Star Diver 1964, with 200m resistance and a 40mm case width, pictured here; The two dive watches announced today have more colourful dials and one is limited to 2800 pieces. The blue dial L…

MMI Turret Marine Chrono: Pre-Order Deals

MMI Watches Turret Marine is still funding on the IndieGoGo platform and their Seiko VK powered chrono is available in a variety of dial colours on pre-order. Although the grey dial has sold out – just shows, grey is definitely the in colour this year. It has a real Le Mans motorsport vibe to it,…

Get That 1940s Vibe With Eriksen

If you like the old school  watch designs of the 1940s, that feature in many a film noir thriller, then you’ll be glad to know that UK brand Eriksen has a gents oblong case watch for just £37 on sale. Yep, this is a bargain quartz if you love that vintage styling made famous by…