Rolex Just Dropped a New Dive Watch, Rated at 12,800 Feet. Seriously

No often you see a new Rolex being released especially one that has a depth rating of over 12,000 feet. This Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge celebrates James Cameron’s super deep diving missions. Yes, there is going to be the Mother of All Waiting Lists for this one. The 44mm case watch has the 32 series…

Those Flaming Red G-Shocks Are in The House

Now officially released, the cool Casio G-Shocks with that red glow at night, are live and on sale. From the olden times of Suzuki GS750 motorcycles, red glowing clocks have been deemed cool and who are we at NWC to argue that point? So the trick thing about these 40th anniversary G-Shock Flare watches is…

New Black Dial Edition For Luminox Navy SEALS

Luminox has released a black dial variant of the 45mm Navy SEAL watch, with a crackle black finish on the dial. It’s got 200m of resistance a Swiss quartz movement inside, plus mineral glass crystal. Chrono functions of course, plus a generous splash of lume on the hands and markers. A silicone rubber strap and…

Luminox Navy SEALS Diver: Swiss Quality on A Tight Budget

Luminox are an interesting watch brand, offering adventure themed timepieces at a reasonable price. It’s tough out there for mid-range watches because most people seem to want the luxury/collector stuff above 3K, or the super cheap Chinese and Indie brand homages to the rich and famous. But Luminox has its own distinct style. Like LIV,…

Be Laird of The Waves With the Bremont Waterman Apex

Surf’s up dude. Bremont has a new limited edition variant on the Supermarine dive model. The Waterman Apex is 500m resistant watch, with a beefy 43mm case diameter. It’s available in blue or black, 250 pieces each. Expensive at £4,795. Here’s the word from Bremont; “Tested by legendary big wave surfer and all round waterman…

Total Bargain: 100mm Dive Watch For £20

You have to admire Argos UK, they know how to hammer prices in these hyper inflationary times. How does £19.99 for a 100m Casio dive watch sound? Yes, we thought so too, which is why we bought one. The MRW design has been around for years now and in some regards this is a modern…

Seestern Grand Seiko Homage, Worth a Look?

Chinese brand Seestern is one of the better choices on AliExpress. True, their dive models tend to cost a bit more than a `sterile’ dial, DG movement rival. But you get a bit more quality control with the brands like Pagani, Heimdallr, San Martin and others – including Seestern. So the latest model is a…

Casio G-SHOCK Sound Wave: Tough Act To Beat

You have to admire the G-Shock and let’s be clear why; it does what it says on the tin. Developed as a super-tough, go anywhere watch for Everyman, or Woman, this watch has been one of the big success stories for Casio in the last 20 years. In fact, it’s arguably more popular than anything…