The Odd & Awesome 19mm Lug Width Size

When it comes to OEM replacement watch bands, the common lug width size we find available are often either in 20mm & 22mm. Most OEM straps made available today are from the range of 18mm-24mm. However, you’ll less likely find lots of strap options for the odd sizes, such as 19mm, 21mm, and 23mm. Why…

US Exclusives Seiko “Seigaiha” MM300-SLA053 & SLA059 Divers Watch

When it comes to exclusives, limited editions watch models from Seiko, you can assume 8 out of 10 times that the exclusives and rare watch models are for and from the Japanese domestic market (JDM). However, Seiko US recently has launched two new timepieces of its own that will be sold exclusively in the American…

Swatch & NASA Bioceramic Space Watch Collection

Swatch have recently collaborated with American Space Agency “NASA”, with a collection of five watch models that was inspired from NASA’s colors and spacesuits garment designs. The main attraction for this space collection is the new Bioceramic material that was used to make the watch. In short, Bioceramic is two-thirds ceramic and one-third bio-sourced plastic…

Seiko x PADI 5th Generation Prospex King Samurai SRPG21K1

PADI is the world’s top scuba diving training organization in the world. “PADI”, which stands for Professional Association of Diving Instructors, have nearly 6,300 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts, and more than 136,000 individual PADI Professionals who have issued more than 25 million certifications around the world. Since 2016, Seiko has team up with PADI…

Small Watches are the NEW Trend?

What is the most ideal watch size these days? 40mm? 42mm? 44mm? 46mm? 48mm? Are big & over-sized watches becoming less popular and fading away? Here’s a list of popular 40 mm and smaller watch models that we often see and hear about in today’s watch communities. Are small size watches dominating the market? What…

The Past & Present Of Seiko ‘SAVE The Ocean’ Watches

Seiko is without a doubt an expert in making quality dive watches at affordable prices. Over the years, Seiko has proven time after time that their dive watches are among one of the best in the industry, which was why they had no reason to change their concept. Since Seiko‚Äôs vintage dive watches are widely…

Strapcode’s FKM Watch Rubber Strap FULL Collection

FKM01 – Classic When it comes to rubber straps, ‘Fluoroelastomer’, in short refer to as ‘FKM’, is rated the best possible type of rubber that are currently available in the market. For those who are not familiar with ‘FKM’, it is a class of synthetic rubber designed for very high temperature operation. FKM02 – for…

Seiko Save The Ocean King Turtle SRPF77K1

The ‘Save The Ocean’ collaboration with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of famous underwater conservationist Jacques Cousteau has been ongoing since 2018. Just like in the past, a percentage of proceeds from the sales of these new watches would go towards the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center, which is a  a non-profit organization dedicated to raising…

One of Bell & Ross’s Finest, Vintage BR 123 Heritage Automatic Watch

Bell & Ross was founded back in 1992 between two childhood friends, Carlos A. Rosillo and Bruno Belamich, both whom shared a vision of producing functional and durable timepieces.  The mission of the company was to create watches equipped for the extreme conditions of professional use. The design of Bell & Ross Watches are greatly…

Strapcode’s ‘Chaffle’ Waffle Rubber Strap

Whether you call it a rubber strap, watch strap, watch band, watch bracelet, they all mean the same thing which describes a watch accessory that straps a watch onto ones wrist. The critical function of a watch band is to enable a watch to be held onto one’s wrist, securely, so that the time can…