Diving into the darkness of the Gruppo Gamma Divemaster D-01N Black

January 18, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

Gruppo Gamma is a Singapore-based watch company I have followed since they¬†started out in 2013. Their first watch was the Genesis, which is a homage to the 1950’s Rolex Reference 6152 which was made for Panerai. Using a basic Seagull movement and mineral crystal, this was an OK place to start out. The Genesis was…



Cabaro Watch – An Australian with a Swiss heart

January 6, 2017 . by Neal Goodacre

The Cabaro Watch is a crowdfunded timepiece from Australia. Their campaign ends on January 11, 2017. They are more than fully funded with over $73,000 taken in which is approx. $29,000 above their goal. So what is this company offering? They claim their watches are classic but unique, affordable but luxurious, and contemporary but timeless….



CODE41 is going to DISRUPT the Swiss Watch Industry

December 19, 2016 . by Neal Goodacre

Three watch designers back in March 2016 began the Goldgena Project to challenge the “Swiss Made” label of the Swiss watch industry. Their view is to expose what parts in your Swiss watch are really Swiss. These three are a team of designers from the Cosonova design workshop that was founded in 2005 by designer…



A close look at the Melbourne Watch Company’s Sorrento, the dressy diver

December 15, 2016 . by Neal Goodacre

The Melbourne Watch Company started out in 2013 and with the help of a successful crowdfunding campaign release their first model, the Flinders. In 2014 after a more successful crowdfunding campaigns they were able to release the Hawthorne, Parkville, and the Portsea. Following that success they were able to release the Avalon, and Carlton models…



Get a SHARK!!! on your wrist with Shark Sport Watch

December 12, 2016 . by Neal Goodacre

  In 1997, a team of sport and fashion lovers wanted to come up with a watch that would work for the younger, sportier man. They called it the Shark namebecause most sharks in the ocean never stop swimming. If they do they will sink. This was a perfect parallel to the vitality of younger…



Swiss watch featuring 3D printed dial – in metal!

December 2, 2016 . by Neal Goodacre

Meet Montfort. What make them stand out over the others? 3D printing! Sure there are a lot of watches now made with 3D printed parts but these are dials 3D printed in metal. How? I will get to that, but first a little about the company. Montfort Watches was created by entrepreneur Philippe Kuratle and…



Diving deep into the updated LIMES dive watches.

December 1, 2016 . by Neal Goodacre

LIMES parent company Ickler has been in the watch making business since 1924. With over 90 years of craftsmanship in the watch industry, the quality of the Limes divers shows what years of watch making can deliver. Recently Limes has released new versions of their Endurance Divers. On the LIMES Neptune polished elements were added…