Pitting Seiko against Hamilton (or, Hamilton against Seiko)

Words from the team: This is an interesting comparison the outcomes of which, strangely, shall almost always reflect the mindset of the person drawing the comparison. We’ll try our level best to stay impartial; however, Gonzo seldom pays heed to the rest of us. So, we’ve presented a list of innovations from either brand at

The PCAT STATs: Subtle, effortless Citizens developed around the E660

Chronograph fans rejoice, here’s a big load for you right down your throat! You shouldn’t have problems falling head-over-heels in love with the PCAT. Some necessary information beforehand PCAT! That doesn’t read P-CAT; but P-C-A-T. It’s an acronym for Perpetual Chrono Atomic Time. To the uninitiated, this will require an explanation, so here it is.

Which Seiko automatic movement is the best? – II

For those who need a recap, please click here. Big names involved That means – whether it’s a rivalry or an alliance – this thing is going to be BIG! Both Grand Seiko and Rolex are BIG names competing in the luxurious watchmaking segment and perhaps the only comprehensive comparison you can draw between these

Clearing the ‘Mall Watches’ stigma (II)

Mall Ninja gave you enough entertainment, I presume. Them willing to catch up with the entire conversation, this is for you! Mulling ‘bout the mall Shopping malls today are vastly different from what we saw as kids. It’s much more now than the previous days’ ‘just a few times larger supermarket image. There are hardly

Diver watches: The First & the Furious [I]

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One hundred years ago, people had a very different idea of what a watch would mean. Understanding that shift in thinking can tell us a lot about the fluid designs of today, argues Gonzo. Genesis of the first-s As the ‘50s kicked in, it brought along a slew of watches that you could wear in

Hamilton Intramatic H: All-American ‘60s cool with European refinements.

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The H has a broad crossover appeal  and an absolute watch of choice for luxury car owners; not the chauffer-driven variety, though. Its vintage, racing chronograph style share legacies and cues from a glorious past! Muscle Mustang fanatics, you’ll love it the most. All right, we’ll address the most-obvious issue here right off the bat!

Rock a Pocket Watch and Roll a classy dice

Mechanical masterpieces

Mechanical masterpieces are a very sophisticated way to tell time. It’s a realization that returned with a view of the Powermatic Silicium. Any day I’d go for it as a daily wear for any workplace where smart casuals and business formals are normal but not double-breasted or 3-piece suits. This isn’t a watch I’ll be

Watches for the Midnight Zone: It’s freezing, crushing out there!

How deep would you go? All dive watches flaunting the 1000m depth-rating mark stark on their respective dials actually mark a threshold beyond which the watch shall – probably – fail to hold and perform due to many a reason; from shattered crystals to complete implosions and failure of ingress points but given the fact

Clearing the ‘Mall Watches’ stigma (I)

Many of the words we humans keep using are not exactly what you think they mean. As kids, there are probably none among us… …who didn’t pull his/her peers’ legs or didn’t get pulled his/hers too; getting a rise out of someone was a normal part of childhood. Only if it had been as innocent

Is Sapphire an Expensive Affair?

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Sapphire and its many myths Spend some time in the watch forums across the Web and you’ll find many an inquisitive soul – the unseasoned surfers of the horo-world – expressing great doubts over the structural aspects between domed and flat sapphire crystals and regarding their differences in hardness. From this point, you’ll also find

Citizen Promaster Land: Tools to take chances on the Terra Firma

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Perhaps the most diverse among Citizen’s lineups, the Promaster never ceases to surprise! Promaster Land: A brief intro Ask anyone bit savvy about outdoor gears to recommend a correspondingly wide range of watches that support hardcore professional athletic activities, mountaineering and exploring the wilderness for adventures; you’ll probably hear them praising the G-Shock, the Garmin,

Chinese coming up the ladder: Watch out for Shanghai and Sea Gull!

There is more number of people who frown upon the mention of Chinese watch movements than them who wear them straight-faced without caring anything about what others might say about it. That should be the spirit; it should be for everything in life and not just about your watch-wearing habits. All you need to see

Orient World Map Revival Automatic Diver: How it works as a re-issue

Initial observation Orient announced a re-issue of one of their earlier models on February 2021. The 1969 Map Dial World Diver is now an ultra-rare piece but its true successor – now dubbed the World Map Diver – offers you every bit of the vintage diver’s legacy. Now that it’s offered in multiple versions including