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Dive watches are certainly one of the most popular types of watches out there today. Such is their ubiquity that it seems as though the models all start to blend together if you look at them long enough. One brand who’ve dipped their toe into...
  I’m going to be honest with you all and say that I never thought I’d review a digital watch. It’s not that I don’t see their usefulness, it’s more that I use this hobby partly to escape the fact that electronics dominate our lives....
As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, vintage military watches are hot as hell right now amongst collectors, and prices on genuine military pieces are rocketing up faster than a Polaris missile. With this popularity comes a high demand for homage pieces of rare and expensive...
As I said in my first review of a NATO strap, the high end Phenomenato, endless companies have jumped on the bandwagon in the past couple of years and started offering “premium” NATO’s. For a while I’ve been thirsting for another premium strap in green...
As I (and pretty much every other watch site) have said countless times before, the vintage watch market is going from strength to strength and reaching dizzying heights. Just check out Hodinkee’s report of a 1958 Tudor Submariner that sold the other week. One trend...
Plenty of watch brands have a theme, or common aesthetic, across their watches that identifies them at a glance. Avi-8 have taken their theme (no prizes for guessing what it is) and really run with it. They produce a wide range of models, all of...
Dan Henry is a small, but interesting microbrand that a lot of people might not have heard of. As you might have guessed, it was founded by Dan Henry, an avid collector of vintage watches with over 30 years’ experience in the field and a...
A couple of years ago, back in the summer of 2016, Christopher Ward underwent the third rebranding in their history. It was based around a cleaner, more modern look, with a focus on their mutual English and Swiss heritage. It was a somewhat controversial marketing...
You’d be forgiven for not having heard of French micro-brand, Baltic Watches, before now. The brand only launched last year in April 2017 on Kickstarter, though it’s already carved out a strong niche with a focus on 1940’s aesthetics and the fact that each piece...
Longines have built up quite the reputation in recent years for releasing great heritage reissues from their archives. There’s the ever popular Longines Legend Diver, the Flagship model, and most recently the Skindiver, which was announced at Basel 2018. One of my favourite of the...