IWC Big Pilot 5009-12 – $6,500 The Big Pilot is unmistakably one of IWC’s most iconic collections, and deservedly so. If you’re still on the fence about adding a Big Pilot to your collection, then Hodinkee’s coverage of John Mayer and his affinity for the Big Pilot will seal the deal. The watch itself is […]
Besides making great watches, Oris prides itself on being involved in charities with which they can make a meaningful difference. Men’s health charity Movember is one such charity. Participants are encouraged to grow a moustache for the month of November while raising money for the cause. Starting in 2017, Oris has collaborated with the Movember Foundation to […]
The Orient Star diver typically sells new and use about $200 more than the Triton. Is it $200 better? Let’s find out!
If you read my recent review of the Casioak, you’ll know that it’s one of the hottest watch releases of recent years. As with my green “Utility Color” Casioak, I managed to snag a gray one right before they sold out. I also borrowed the red one from a friend to do a little hands-on comparison.
Because of my day job, I’m what many consider a frequent traveler. Thus I’ve spent the majority of my time in the watch collecting hobby searching for the perfect travel watch. On paper, the Oris Big Crown Propilot Worldtimer checked all of my boxes. Read the review to find out if it did in the metal!
In my last post, I touched on the Lange 1 and wrote about whether I felt it was worth its salt. Today, I’ll be taking a closer look another highly coveted piece from the manufacture – the 1815 Chronograph. A close friend of mine happens to own a 3rd generation 1815 Chronograph in white gold […]
In a time when a watch coming out in blue is huge news, it’s extremely refreshing to see a small company pushing the boundaries and developing new technology. Enduro-Lume promises continuous illumination, providing the best possible legibility during the day as well as throughout the night with years of battery life.
The case finishes of the Trooper (bare stainless or all black) are more traditional than the Grenade or Destroyer models’ antique, or colored finishes. Instead, because the Trooper is a chronograph, Stalingrad uses the elements of the dial to show off some colors. So how did I like the Trooper? Keep reading to find out!
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.
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!
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.
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