Review: Greyhours Vision Moon – Say It’s Only a Paper Moon

February 24, 2017 . by Victor Marks

There have been many simple, minimalist watches made, all claiming to be the quintessence of a beautiful, reductionist watch. Greyhours Vision Moon is one such watch, with a completely different approach.



Hourtime Presents: You know, a dial like the Partridge Family

February 24, 2017 . by Victor Marks

Patrick Kansa joins the show to talk about Pantor Sea Lion Diver, NTH and the classic IWC Aquatimer, and the Borealis Porto Santo, a watch that really boogies to the beat, can you dig it?   Welcome to the HourTime show, the best 30 minute (+/-) hour podcast on the web. Direct MP3 Download • The HourTime…



Crossing timezones with the Christopher Ward C60 Trident Pro GMT 600

February 24, 2017 . by Patrick Kansa

Ok, dear reader – it’s time for me to dive back into the world of GMT watch reviews.  As you can see from that article title, we’re diving back into the catalog of Christopher Ward.  It’s not my first time looking at their watches, nor the first time with their C60 Trident lineup.  The very…



Christopher Ward’s C8 is the brand new regulator without a pocket calculator

February 23, 2017 . by John Biggs

Christopher Ward, everyone’s favorite “premium British watch brand” is announcing the C8 Regulator Limited Edition, a regulator watch with one huge minute hand and hour and second sub-dials. Regulators have long been used in watchmaking ateliers to set the watches for testing. From the marketing materials: Whilst taking inspiration from the aviation aesthetic of the…



Ultralight takes flight: Introducing the Breitling Colt Skyracer

February 23, 2017 . by Jim Manley

Breitling is bringing its Breitlight proprietary polymer case down-market with the new quartz Colt Skyracer pilot watch. The Breitlight case debuted last year on the Avenger Hurricane automatic chronograph, which rang in north of $8,000. Breitling is letting the Colt Skyracer’s price fly under the radar, but they promise it is “extremely reasonable.”



Hands on with Borealis Cascais Diver

February 22, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

There have been several reviews on Borealis watches on this site and all have shown that Borealis has proven themselves by make good quality affordable dive watches. From classic style divers like the Sea Hawk, to vintage inspired divers like the Porto Santo, Borealis offers a nice selection. The newest watch in their lineup is the Borealis Cascais diver…



Pit-row preview: Introducing the Geckota C-1 Racing Chronograph

February 21, 2017 . by Jim Manley

I have to wonder if Geckota is embarrassed by its new C1 Racing Chronograph. They shouldn’t be; although it’s obviously a Heuer Camaro homage it brings plenty of new ideas to the table. But they seem to want to avoid that inspiration because the Camaro is just about the only chronograph they don’t mention in…