Introducing – Bell & Ross BR 03-92 Diver Full Lum

Fitting a circle within a square is no simple task… And when you add the fundamental elements of a dive watch to the mix, including the required rotating bezel, this makes the task even more complex. Yet, this is what Bell & Ross has done with its BR 03-92 Diver, successfully mixing the iconic BR […]

Hands-on – The Rado Captain Cook Bronze Collection

At Baselworld 2017, Rado surprised the audience with a very appealing diver’s model named ‘Captain Cook’. While the brand has gained its modern notoriety by mastering high-tech materials, mostly by using coloured ceramics, Rado has a rich history of interesting vintage models. Based on a watch released in 1962 with a distinctive case/bezel design, the […]

Hands-on – The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms, Now on Titanium Bracelet

The Blancpain Fifty Fathoms is a watch that needs no introduction anymore. Based on one of the earliest dive watches, a model created in 1953, the modern Fifty Fathoms continues this tradition of robust, professionally-oriented aquatic timepieces with a more luxurious approach today. Already available in multiple materials – steel, titanium or gold – the […]

Introducing – Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue

This is it… Somehow unexpected but also envisioned by some collectors, the new Black Bay Fifty-Eight Navy Blue. We thought Tudor was not introducing new models this year, and they proved us wrong. First in line for 2020 (and maybe the only new model), a rather simple but efficient animation of an existing watch. Based […]

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Hands-on – Seiko Prospex Diver 62MAS Interpretations SPB143, SPB147 & SPB149

Seiko’s first diver’s watch, the famous 62MAS, has been the inspiration for multiple reissues, ranging from relatively accessible models in 2017 (SPB051 and SPB053) to a true collector’s piece with the high-end SLA017. This year, as Seiko celebrates 55 years of involvement in aquatic watches, more models have been released, with a blue and hi-beat […]

3 weeks ago

Hands-on – The New Certina DS PH200M Blue

Part of the value-brands owned by Swatch Group, Certina has a long tradition of robust watches, incarnated by its proprietary DS concept (for Double Security). Among the multiple sports watches manufactured by the brand in the past, one easily stands out from the crowd, the DS PH200M. Re-edited in 2018 in a retro-styled package, this […]

3 weeks ago

Introducing – Panerai Luminor Marina 44mm PAM01313

The news today is that Panerai has introduced a new watch – the PAM01313 – but there’s actually more to the story. This watch also marks the comeback of the Luminor Marina collection, with a new direction for this emblematic, simplified and essential model. Forget the vintage accents, it’s a back-to-basics look for this robust, […]

3 weeks ago

Hands-on – Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m for the 36th America’s Cup

Announced recently by Omega and covered in this news article here, the Biel-based brand has just announced the renewal of its role as the official timekeeper of the America’s Cup, with the 36th edition to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from the 6th to the 21st of March 2021. At the same time, Omega […]

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