Category Archives: GMT

Top 10 Zeppelin watch models to let you fly high in 2022

Introduction Today, we look at one of the most popular brands of Flieger watches of German origin. They are pretty much atypical of what we usually understand as Flieger or Pilot’s watches. They resemble more the instrument dials of the industrial steam-powered machinery.of the 19th-century. You’d be wrong to think that Saxon watch-making excellence is

Must-grabs this Week! Tissot, Seiko, Citizen, Invicta and Scuderia Ferrari brings excellent gift ideas for thrill-loving men and women

Watch gifting basics Not every watch gifted needs to be the Breguet No. 160 Grand Complication from the Swedish count Axel von Fersen the Younger to Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France (wife of Louis XVI). Or – the Ladies Oyster Datejust from John Meyer to Jessica Simpson! Only to remember while gifting a nice watch is the other

What kind of goods are watches?

“Since when did logic invade the realms of luxury; may I ask you back?” Disclaimer It’s not an attempt in evading the very question hurled; it’s rather an attempt to draw a parameter around which, an answer to an equation we perhaps could attempt finding out for a clear answer at the end. For, why

Which Hamilton mechanical watch do you think is the best? Part-II

Back to where we parted Three days back, we spoke about the movements that find way into the Hamilton watches (here, have a quick look at our earlier discussion to catch up); now, it’s time we focus upon the other aspects of the Hamilton watches that the world thinks to be their bests! We start

Which Hamilton mechanical watch do you think is the best? Part – I

Hamilton: An account of excellence  There’s no denial that a lot among us bought a Hamilton as our first nice – even real – watch and as the days passed, many got hooked onto the brand and started procuring every model that appealed to them. Sure, such collectors argue, appreciate and discriminate one model from

What are some Invicta watches that simply look cool?

Invicta: Regeneration Invicta wasn’t a name very popular among high-end-horology-hobbyists who almost always had frowned upon Pro-Diver; which, ironically, is the largest range from Invicta. They were Submariner-influenced; in reality, there was too much of it present in them and to collectors preferring purely European (Swiss, German, French, English, Czech Republic, some Italian and Russian),

Is Citizen more accurate than Seiko?

Grand Seiko, undoubtedly, stands as the most accurate watches from Seiko, either mechanical or quartz or Spring Drive. Unfortunately, most think Citizen maxes out with their GPS watches or the Campanola; they probably haven’t yet heard about the very impressive Citizen Caliber 0100. It’s the world’s most accurate, self-contained, quartz movement. One might well argue

Citizen: The little-known or not so popular facts

Citizen as we don’t know Standing just over 100 years, Citizen is a forceful phenomenon in the watch world. They are innovative with watch making technology and deft at making affordable timepieces. The fun is: You get a Citizen watch under many different brand names. They are often costlier and many are offshoot. These are

How do you find the luxury watch perfect for you?

Navigating the complicated, online maze for that perfect timepiece is fun till you feel dazed and confused. This is the time when you feel like throwing away your preferences and going for the next one you come across; worse, you give up the spree altogether. Should you have stayed focused on a few, good points;

Chronograph selection: Do’s & Don’ts

Chronographs, so far, have stood their ground as the world’s most commonly available complications and inspired many to build huge collections out of them. On one hand there are super-complex, classic  or absolutely futuristic chronographs like the AGENGRAPHE, FOUDROYANTE and the RATTRAPANTE (DOPPELCHRONOGRAPH) and super simple dress-chronos that don’t even offer a tachymeter scale  (not

GMT: A cure to Jet lag, the decidedly modern ailment.

Avoiding time lapses Frequent travelers are immensely benefitted by GMT watches. They make you aware about the time at your next stop in another time zone; or, when to call your old buddy at the British Columbia. Keeping track of home time and destination time comes handy in maintaining communication with people who are in

Invicta: Taking a closer look

Observations Raise the topic of Invicta watches and you will find many ready to throw more than a little cold water on the conversation. Serious collectors are the biggest critics; though most stop at – “Invicta watches are fine for their price”. Analysis That’s where it ends. I’ve turned the web upside down (figuratively) and

Invicta HydroMax GMT: A big, thick slice of perfection served to your delight!

A beautiful, well-made watch; not too flashy, neither too-much bling It is obvious that something 52 mm across and standing 28 mm on your wrist will be immediately noticed; plus, you got to bear with 500 grams of weight! That is a very nice point to consider about this otherwise no-frills watch; there’s something different

Know your bezel: A short discourse about an oft-overlooked part of a watch (II)

Arriving at this post – unless you followed the initial discussion about bezels –suddenly won’t make much sense.  It would be like you are trying to catch up halfway onwards. Your quest for a watch bearing a bezel that will come to use during dire times and happy moments alike won’t be a great one.

Choosing the right ‘Dress’ to complement your formal wear

Nice, modern dress watches are in abundance today. Leave the big brands aside; even small scale producers are eager to make you feel the taste for classicism and finery; vintage and everything else that go with a nice suit or a tuxedo. The Dress tones: Singly or in combos There’s an abundance of white metals