Omega’s partnership with the James Bond franchise has been one of the most prominent features of luxury watches in popular culture in recent memory. Since GoldenEye in 1995, James Bond has worn an Omega (or multiple Omegas) on his wrist as he saves Great Britain and everyone else from the world’s most dangerous supervillains. The […]
BALL Engineer II Timetrekker – $2,430 (Pre-order) I’ve chronicled my difficulties buying a BALL watch. New watch alert! The next day, I received an email asking if I wanted to review a BALL watch. So someone at BALL is on the Ball. Meanwhile, the new BALL Engineer II Timetrekker is a GMT for dummies. The second time zone […]
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would’ve heard of the new suite of watches that Rolex announced on the 1st of September 2020. Likened to the Second Coming, images of the new suite of watches spread like wildfire on social media platforms. Particularly, the Submariner collection finally received its first update in 8 […]
Rolex Sky-Dweller Everose Gold on Oysterflex Bracelet – $41,500 New watch alert! Actually, new bracelet alert! Actually, new Rolex – bracelet combination alert! Wait. Has Rolex become so important to the watch world that attaching an existing Oysterflex bracelet to an existing Sky-Dweller passes for news? Obviously. So I’ll just say one word about the result: donk . […]
There are pilot’s watches, and then there are pilot’s watches. The first type is a watch that is styled after something that a pilot would have worn back when a legible and accurate watch was a critical tool to safely take an airplane to its destination. The second type is a watch influenced by aviation styling elements, that is intended to evoke the emotion of being inside or around really cool or significant airplanes. Blending the two worlds is their new P-51 Mustang Blakeslee Chronograph.
Seiko Presage Sharp Edged Series – $1000 New watch alert! Seiko’s moving up in the world – away from the smartwatches eating their lunch at the bottom of the market. To that end, the Japanese watchmaker’s pumping up the volume on their Presage line. The Sharp Edged Series ditches the [non-diving] watches’ stubby lugs and meh cases for a case […]
If the Tuna shape wasn’t polarizing enough, the color will definitely divide people. A few of my friends actually accused me of buying a fashion watch, but I went for it anyway. Did it hold up to the Prospex reputation, or did Seiko put form before function? Keep reading to find out!
These days, the Rolex brand has become synonymous with long dealer waitlists and aftermarket markups. In this post, we take a look at the history of Rolex price appreciation, and present some current models available near or below retail price. The chart below depicts asking prices and volume of all Rolex trade activity on a […]
Citizen Super Titanium Armor – $650 Citizen watches tend to be busier than popcorn on a skillet. That said, the Citizen Eco-Drive One was a two-handed minimalist masterpiece, now available at a significant discount (no surprise there). New watch alert! For just $650, Citizen’s new Super Titanium Armor Chrono will scratch that itch and time your boiled eggs. We’re talking about . . […]
Omega watches make some of the most compelling buys on the secondary market. While priced comparably to Rolex at MSRP, you can avoid depreciation and get a significant discount when going the pre-owned route. And with a broad range of offerings from the Moonwatch to limited edition world timers and collaborations with Obris and James […]
The first line of text on the Mitch Mason website says that the Chronicle is “the perfect daily beater.” After a week of wear, did it turn out to be a beater? Keep reading to find out.
ERA Hyperion – $1938 New watch alert! A tourbillon has no horological value in a modern wristwatch. It’s pure theater. Given CAD/CAM, 3D printing and the like, it was only a matter of time before Chinese IP thieves artisans figured out how to bring the spinny thing down from high horology’s Mount Olympus to the masses. Via Wallace’s rocket ship! Now available, the ERA […]