Omega Speedmaster Professional

When I first thought about writing something about the fabled Moonwatch, I was stumped; it is a watch that probably all watch enthusiasts have heard about, it is a watch that many have written about (indeed whole books have been devoted to it), it is a watch about which various reviews have been written. Furthermore, I don’t actually own one though I have worn one in the past. So what could I do that was at least a little bit different? My answer was to … Continue reading

Westcoastime WCT 1000

Many of us are, or have been drawn to ownership of a ‘dive watch’ at some point during their interest in horology.   Others (i.e. those with no particular interest in watches but who wish to wear one) consider the dive watch to be the watch to wear both from perhaps a fashion perspective and also a practical one.  After all, in theory such a watch can be worn 24/7 in all weathers and under all conditions, wet or dry.  I certainly see the logic here … Continue reading

Pimp Star Performer

Probably not news to the watch enthusiast is the relatively recent renaissance in digital watches. Whilst the likes of Casio have continued to produce LCD watches throughout the late 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, only recently have LED equipped timepieces become available as new items after their somewhat brief rise and fall some thirty years ago. Indeed, there do exist the real collectibles from the dawn of the digital watch age; the early Pulsars fall smartly into this category and today command high prices when in … Continue reading

Sinn 356 Flieger

I have always been attracted to military type watches but I will openly admit that as little as six or seven years ago I didn’t know where any such thing could be found – either real or pseudo. The year 2000 and military styled watches abound; the Internet has enabled those in far flung places access to watches that they might not have known even existed; even better, the Internet has made access to such watches relatively easy. I first learned of the existence of … Continue reading