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Fortis B-42 Diver

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The FORTIS brand has been intriguing to me for some time. The particular model covered in this review has been a model that I have wanted to acquire for quite some time. I finally had a prime opportunity to do so and I couldn’t be more satisfied or impressed. Before I get into the watch, I just wanted to mention ... Read More »

Citizen Eco-Drive Promaster Aqualand Depth Meter BN2024-05E

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Recently, I blipped about the new The CITIZEN Eco-Drive Promaster Aqualand Depth Meter BN2024-05E that debuted in Basel 2014. It’s made a splash on my wrist in a big way, and its out-of-the-box design approach makes it stand out in a sea of sub homages and overly used catalog case designs. While many speak of Seiko’s heritage, many are unaware ... Read More »

Rec Watches Cooper C5

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As mentioned in my previous review of the Mark I M3, wristwatch enthusiasts Christian Mygh and Jonathan Kamstrup founded REC Watches back in 2013. The concept behind REC Watches is based on three phases, which are Recover, Recycle and Reclaim. The process starts with the Recovery phase in which old, no longer used items are identified through various avenues such ... Read More »

Magrette Dual Time

Magrette Dual Time

Magrette has announced the preorder for their new Magrette Dual Time. Taking cues and inspiration from their Regattare 2011 model they have designed a new version in a slightly smaller case that comes in at 42mm.   Read More »

Marathon JDD Automatic Military Diver

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Truthfully, this watch needs no introduction. Marathon watches carry a history dating back to the early 1900’s, and have been a staple in the industry ever since. For those who are not familiar with the brand, allow me to enlighten you a bit on the company. For one, Marathon is the only company supplying the U.S government with watches and ... Read More »

Samsung Gear Live with Android Wear

Samsung Gear Live

If you’ve been considering picking up a smartwatch, take a look at what Christian Cantrell has to say about the Samsung Gear Live with Android Wear.  Fortunately Christian is both an early adopter and a watch enthusiast, which gives him a unique point of view on the subject. Read More »

Armida A10

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I don’t want to alarm everyone, but there has been a Panda invasion. Well, kind of, at least in the micro brand watch world. Armida has recently released their take on a classic, the Rolex Daytona Paul Newman edition, or as Armidas are calling it, the A10 chronograph. The A10 comes in a choice of two dial colors – black ... Read More »

The Iconic Rolex Pepsi GMT Master 2

Rolex Pepsi GMT Master 2

Rolex’s GMT Master with Pepsi dial is probably one of their most iconic watches after the Submariner. It was first released in the 1950’s as a sports utilities watch for the new jet set and contrary to popular belief it wasn’t named after the popular American soft drink. It was actually named because of Rolex’s development work between themselves and ... Read More »

Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moonlite

Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moonlite

The exclusive Linde Werdelin Oktopus Moonlite was unveiled at Baselworld 2014. Limited to only 59 pieces worldwide and a price tag of roughly $20,000 USD, this watch is certainly more for your high rollers, or the upper echelon of the watch buying public. But, just because you or I might not be able to afford it does not mean we ... Read More »