Seiko BELL-MATIC 4006-6011 Alarm Watch

Before digital watches began beeping at their owner to signal a pre-set time, there existed classic mechanical timepieces that actually had an alarm. The Seiko Bell-Matic was first introduced in the Japanese market in late 1966. The Seiko Bell-Match alarm watch is actually one of those vintage Seiko watches that are widely available and can…

The Battle of Budget-friendly Everlasting Deep Dive watches

Nowadays, it’s good to be a deep dive watch enthusiast, particularly if you’re looking for a new addition to your collection. The number of affordable deep dive watches has never been better. And, since we’re always in for a good battle, here’s one for the primacy in the budget-friendly category. The focus will be on…

The Odd But Precious 21mm Lug Width Size Watch Bands!

Nowadays, OEM replacement watch bands are often made in the range between 18mm-24mm lug width sizes. However, for those with the odd 19mm & 21mm lug width size watch models, not to worry, there are plenty of options available, although not many from the stainless steel category. One option is for certain, you can always…

Seiko SPIRIT Mecha-Quartz Chronograph Watch SBTR021

To those who are looking for a chronograph tachymeter watch at an awesome price, make sure to check out Seiko’s Spirit collection, the SBTR mechanical quartz chronograph watch models. The Seiko Spirit collection, which was designed primarily for the Japanese domestic market (JDM), offer a variety of designs which covers everything from mechanical to quartz to…

Canada’s Marathon Watch

Marathon Watch is perhaps one of the biggest watch brands in the world where many may not have heard of. The company that was to become Marathon Watch was founded in 1904 as “Weinstrum Watch”, which later changed to Wein Brothers. In 1939, Morris Wein founded the Marathon Watch, where it supplied precision timepieces all…

BEAMS X Citizen Bullhead Chronograph 11-48-0713-848

Re-issued/Re-printed watch models are quite popular in today’s watch industries. Over the last couple of years, we often see manufacturers release “NEW” reissue/reprint watch models to commemorate their watch history and success. Just last month, Citizen collaborated with BEAMS, a privately-owned Japanese company, known as a pioneer of lifestyle retailing, together released a collaboration Citizen…

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…

Luminox watch

Luminox is a US company that was founded in 1989 by Barry Cohen (founder), and his friend Richard Timbo, where the two started to create affordable military dive watches that would be visible in low light, or no light situations. The brand name “Luminox”, is Latin words where light “Lumi”, and dark “Nox”.  They also named…

Grand Seiko 9S Caliber Limited Edition SBGR311

Japan is probably one of the few places today that where you can experience a lifestyle high-technology with AI support on one side of the city, and then you suddenly walk through one of many traditional temples and learn about their rich history of ancient Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship on the other side of…

Konstantin Chaykin, Master of Watchmaking

Konstantin Chaykin is a talented Russian inventor, a master of high watchmaking and the owner of the ‘Konstantin Chaykin’ Manufacture. It is the only Russian company producing unique, high class mechanical watches with proprietary calibers and describes itself as is the absolute leader in the luxury watch segment of the modern clock and watchmaking industry in…