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The Christoper Ward C65 Trident GMT – a great candidate for the “one watch” in your collection

For me, there is no questioning the appeal of the Christopher Ward Trident lineup.  It’s how I became exposed to the brand, and was one of the very first watchesI reviewed from their collection (you can see that here).  At the time I reviewed it, the C60 Trident was a perfect fit for my tastes, as I was a big fan of chunky divers, and the Bond-style strap just clicked for me.  At the end of that review, the C60 Trident was my favorite from the brand, and has remained in that position since then.  Today, I find myself drawn to thinner case profiles and GMT complications, so when the Christoper Ward C65 Trident GMT was announced, I quickly reached out to the brand.  It was time to see if something would dethrone the C60 as my favorite watch from the brand.

Globe Trotting with the Christopher Ward C1 Grand Malvern Worldtimer

We’ve covered quite a few watches from Christopher Ward over the years, and many of us here at WWR have become fans of the value proposition they represent, along with some readily identifiable styles.  My earliest exposure to the brand came from the C60 Trident line, and I’ve tended to gravitate towards those.  Well, today, we’ve got a review of a watch that is quite a bit different from the Tridents, the Christopher Ward C1 Grand Malvern Worldtimer.

Oris Aquis GMT Date Review

If you recall when I told you about one of my favorite watches from BaselWorld this year (you can check that out here), I said we would be working on getting in a loaner of that watch to give you some hands-on impressions. Well, supply is tight in the loaner circuit for this model, but we did get to spend some time with the Oris Aquis GMT Date. Read on to see if the “in the steel” impressions lived up to the photos.

Beware the Ochre Ogre: a review of the Alpina Startimer Pilot Quartz GMT

Surprising no one, I’m back reviewing another GMT watch for you today.  What may be surprising, however, is that this particular watch is driven by a quartz movement.  As my watch buddy at work asked, “Who even makes those?”  Well, if you’ve been reading here, you know that Butler does.  I’m sure there are others as well, but the Alpina Startimer Pilot Quartz GMT is only the second one I’ve had cross my review desk.

A new Grand Seiko – it’s quartz, it’s GMT, and it’s lovely

Back at the end of August, it was almost like Grand Seiko knew it was my birthday.  You see, it was that day that they decided to announce two new watches commemorating some 25-year anniversaries.  While there were two styles introduced, my interest immediately went to the Grand Seiko Quartz GMT.

Flying High with the Oris Big Crown ProPilot GMT

As you may have noticed, I have been working specifically to focus in on reviewing GMT watches lately.  This has been my favorite complication for some time now, and I am of course aware of some of the “big” models that are out there, the ones everyone thinks of from Switzerland.  That said, there are plenty of implementations of the GMT movements, both Swiss and otherwise.  Today, we’ll be having a look at the Oris Big Crown ProPilot GMT.

Introducing the Ball Watch Roadmaster Marine GMT

In many ways, it can be quite easy to predict what I may like. Does it have Batman or Bob Ross in it? Insert “Shut up and take my money” meme right here. More precisely, when it comes to watches, a GMT movement will immediately grab my eyes. Throw in some tritium tubes, and well, that’s buttercream icing on the cake. Which is why Victor knew he needed to send the info on the Ball Watch Roadmaster Marine GMT my way once he ran across it.

World trippin’ with the Hamilton Broadway GMT Limited Edition

It should be no surprise to anyone that when Hamilton reached out with a new GMT watch for a review, it took me all of about 3 seconds to say yes.  Now, that said, this is a much different GMT than I’m used to wearing.  So, let’s get into what we’ve got going on with the Hamilton Broadway GMT Limited Edition.

Moving on up with the Panerai Luminor 1950 10 Days GMT Automatic Acciaio

Quick show of hands – who here doesn’t know that GMT watches are sort of my “thing”?  Ok, well, for the three of you, that’s your notice – I’m into GMT watches.  Last year, I started doing a survey of some of the various GMT options out there.  At the advice and counsel of a buddy who is into higher-end stuff, he pointed me in some directions I would not normally have considered covering, and it’s lead to some fun surprises.  The latest of these was when another friend from the watch world started working over in marketing at Panerai.  That was my door, and I stuck my foot in as quickly as I could.  I took some patience, but here we are today, and I was able to spend some time with the Panerai Luminor 1950 10 Days GMT.

Hand-On With the Luminox SXC PC Carbon GMT

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So, I’m ready to book my flight into space and all I need is a watch and $100k. I know what you’re thinking. I need the Omega Speedmaster, a Breitling Navitimer or even a Russian Poljot. (I also need the cash, but let’s focus on watches.)  Well, Luminox wants you to buy their SXC PC Carbon GMT. Luminox and XCOR Space Expeditions teamed up to create a family of “Space” watches. Luminox wants to sell you the watch; XCOR wants to sell you a ride into space.