Category Archives: Chronograph

7Friday Q – Chugga Chugga…NO! It’s Choo-Choo

“Eh…what?” Yeah! That’s correct. Both mean locomotive sounds; what they make while moving. Choo-Choo just sounds bit sweeter for the Q2/03 watch, inspired by the power and beauty of locomotives dating back to over a century. On to the story The industrial revolution found steam can be used for many things other than cleaning or

7 Quartz watches worth collecting

The question is… Automatic movements, some of them, are priceless works of art, drooled after to be collected and treasured. We don’t feel the same way about quartz calibers, though. Had there ever been any comparison test between quartz calibers from different brands? The stand of quartz From a collector’s standpoint, there are only a

19 Best Outdoor Watches Available NOW!

One essential gadget Anywhere outdoor you go for an adventure, you need basic gadgets to make you feel satiated on your trip back home. A sturdy timekeeping device and a direction finder come first. These you can easily find today in smart watches. Sadly, most are not built to handle extreme conditions and even if

Casio GM-6900: For G-Shock fans preferring metal

A short recap G-SHOCK is long known for their toughness. They possess durability which has been setting the standards for timekeeping devices meant for the wild. The new GM-6900 series (see one here) – with GM-5600B technical influences abound – holds to the tradition. These models commemorate the 25th anniversary of the DW-6900, released in

Tissot T-Race: In a competition against itself

Why motorsports? This is where the most spectacular advancements in technology and designs are to be seen! Both remain in intense competition against each other, creating spectacles to watch! The appeal of motor sports is currently on a high! It’s something that triggers many sentiments, so a lot of companies are trying to push their

What’s that ‘T-Sport’ doing there?

Before we start Going all over the long and rich heritage of Tissot would be wasting time and space (energy too); therefore, we nosedive straight into the topic, not splashing too much of the water. The debate is between Tissot T-Sport Seastar 1000 and the Tissot Seastar 1000. Click to see a couple examples. [1,

Tissot Alpine On-Board Special Edition Automatics: To ignite and incite a passion

Linking passions together From past references, it’s very much evident that both similarities and influences from the automobile industry are noticed aplenty among watch designs. Often, the same materials also adorn a watch and this pairing – we hope sincerely – shall be endless. Both sides of the industry are passionate about keeping up the

Baby Tuna stroll the Streets: A Trio and the Two

5 faces to the story The release of a trio of smart-looking Seiko Solar watches made many enthusiasts – even some among the most stiff upper lip – utter a word or two in anticipation; appreciation and appraisal. This is the Street Series – models in the Seiko Prospex lineup reusing the Baby Tuna case

Entry-level luxury: Countering dubiousness

Luxury, ideally, shouldn’t let you consider economies. At times, therefore; luxury is wasteful. Luxury is also different for different immediate surroundings; luxury depends upon what role you play. The world of wasteful luxury has its various imitations whereas sensible luxury doesn’t! It is a very interesting realm! There are many more options to it than

Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph: There’s 2 ‘n a L.E.!

An equation reset So far we’ve seen the Visodate and the Petite seconde from the Tissot Heritage line and now, it’s time for the Tissot Heritage 1973 Chronograph Automatic. Apart from the second variation, there’s also a Limited Edition. That conveys more than just Tissot’s ties to the ‘70s motor-racing world! Presenting the trio A

A guide on affordable Swiss watches

An alternative way to say Or, how to avoid the ‘cheesy’ Swiss without going bankrupt; the title could have read this way! The idea is the same; we simply focus upon looking beyond glossy ads, shining glass and metal and sweet faces and help you to spend your hard-earned cash on a worthwhile Swiss timepiece.

Why are some of the best mechanical watches so affordable?

This can’t be answered in binary. For affordability, here, doesn’t cut down their value for money. Let’s start with the similarities these affordable watches share. The common points All are quality products, providing excellent values. They all use in-house movements or stock movements manufactured by renowned movement manufacturers. E.g. ETA from the Swatch Group supplying

Seiko Save the Ocean:  Great watches for a greater cause!

Seiko ‘Save the Ocean’ range deals with choppy seas and shark fins passing by! Often doesn’t go beyond Planning on purchasing your first mechanical watch reading reviews is just where it starts at. Most find it difficult criticizing; seldom do they find fault with the piece (or, pieces) under review. Unvarnished opinions are rare. Getting

AVI-8: Taking a different flight

Aviation history and watches go almost hand in hand. Brands zero-in on some particular aspects; it makes the brand special. AVI-8 does the same thing; their specialty is in keeping the aircrafts’ designs intact which inspire their watches. The story behind AVI-8 AVI-8 reads as avi-ate i.e. Aviate. In simple words: Fly an aircraft. That’s

An observation on the Smarts

While some think the smartphone to be enough blight; a smart watch does help to remove that stigma up to quite an extent. A small confession to begin with It’s for more than one reason I sat down to pen down some of my observations on the Smart Watch. Certainly they don’t exude the timeless elegance