Regardless of where you sit on the topic, there’s no denying that certain homage watches pack a lot of value. Whilst value can be quite a subjective thing in itself, $200 USD for a fully automatic, hackable and hand winding Miyota 9 series movement, with blued hands and sapphire glass, is definitely enough to give… Continue reading Tisell Watches: The most underrated homage micro-brand from South Korea.
My first time shopping on Chrono24 was met with great suspense. It was the purchase of my first luxury timepiece after all, a gift that would mark the milestone of my 30th birthday. I carefully read through every listing within the specified parameters, sorted by price ‘high to low’ and filtered on watches below the allowed… Continue reading Omega Speedmaster Reduced: The Best Entry Level Luxury Timepiece.
The outline of an iconic watch. Minimalistic and yet incredibly detailed. Captured on a plain black surface, traced with perfect white lines in this monochromatic, noir-like theme. Meet nine37. Passionate about illustration and horology, they've created masterpiece portraits of some of the worlds most beautiful watches. A wave dial Seamaster Professional 300. The BLNR Batman GMT.… Continue reading Meet nine37.
The act of manually winding a watch is hard to describe. With each rotation, a tactile response is felt through the crown and for a moment, the only thing you experience is the rhythm of each turn. The watch itself has stopped. Time has stopped. And with each wind, the mainspring’s tension tightens. 10, 15, 20… Continue reading The Best Affordable Manual Wind Chronograph.
Form over function, or function over form? The Hamilton Khaki Pilot Day Date supports the argument that we can have both, with incredible symmetry in its design, yet housing a slower beat movement to bump up its power reserve. We think that this piece is one of the best swiss watches you can find under… Continue reading Hamilton Khaki Pilot: The Best Swiss Pilots Watch Under $1,000.
What makes a good watch? That may seem like an odd question to ask at this point of the SKX’s life cycle: the watch has a cult following, has been featured in cinema and has even been elevated to the highest status of ‘rumoured to be discontinued’. Soon enough, stock will start running dry and… Continue reading The Seiko SKX. Legend diver from the East.