Watch Manufacturers

  • Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic

    The Zenith Elite Chronograph Classic features the maison’s legendary El-Primero movement, housed in handsomely styled case and featuring a tastefully restrained dial. Mark McArthur-Christie takes a close look at this latest watch bearing the legendary star logo. One of the many wonderful things about the world of watches is its diversity.  It’s a place where the mind-boggling,…

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  • Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition SBGC015

    A Smooth Operator The Grand Seiko Black Ceramic Limited Edition SBGC015 is a fascinating chronograph, featuring a case composed of both zirconia ceramic and ‘high-intensity titanium’. The smooth nature of the case on timepiece, along with the sweet action of the chronograph pushpieces leads Angus Davies to describe the watch as a ‘smooth operator’. I…

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  • TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Calibre 5 Steel Bezel 43mm – Ref. WAY2012.BA0927

    Natural born swimmer Angus Davies reviews the TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Calibre 5 Steel Bezel 43mm, appreciating the aesthetics, legibility, robustness and price of this steel sports watch. In particular, he is impressed by its suitability for individuals who enjoy water sports, especially swimming. While on holiday, I like to relax near an outdoor swimming pool….

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  • Vulcain 50s Presidents’ Watch in steel – Ref. 560156D35.BAC135

    No Need For Alarm Vulcain is indelibly associated with the ‘Cricket’ watch. However, in this instance, Angus Davies gets hands-on with a timepiece which eschews the brand’s legendary alarm function, charming onlookers with its breathtaking blue dial. Vulcain, the Swiss watch company based in Le Locle, is synonymous with the alarm watch. Its legendary ‘Cricket‘ model…

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  • Urwerk UR-105 TA ‘Clockwork Orange’

    In their latest iteration of the UR-105TA series, Urwerk’s founders share an insight into one of their cultural inspirations and deliver yet another sensational timepiece for those with a zest for the alternative.  During Baselworld 2016, Carl Eady, fan of the brand and contributing author, enjoyed  a hands on experience with Urwerk’s delightful ‘Clockwork Orange’…

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  • Andreas Strehler Lune Exacte – a watch featuring the world’s most precise moon indication

    Howling at the Moon: The Strehler Lune Exacte Meehna Goldsmith discusses Andreas Strehler’s latest masterpiece, the Lune Exacte. This timepiece is equipped with “the world’s most precise moon indication” and is currently shortlisted for the GPHG 2016 “Calendar” prize.   Here we have a humdinger of a watch, without a doubt. It’s to be expected, because,…

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