The mechanical dive watch versus the dive computer.

Are mechanical dive watches still relevant today given the prevalence of dive computers used by both professional and recreational divers? After all, dive computers are more useful, offering more functions than what an analog mechanical watch can provide. The relevance of mechanical dive watches was one of the questions we posed to Scott Cassell during an interview at the Renaissance … More

Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Series: The Evolution

Source: TimeWerke Videos on YouTube. The video above is our quick take on 3 generations of the Luminox US Navy SEALs watches – the 3000 Series (1994), 3050 Series (2007) and 3500 Series (2017). The story of Luminox and its close links with the US Navy SEALs began in the early 1990s. In 1992, Chief John Engraff of the US … More

Luminox Navy SEAL Colormark Nova: Up to the Mark. Hooyah!

Timing and precision are obviously important for all watch brands. While many will speak about these, few will provide good practical examples, let alone explain how crucial timing and precision are in actual real-life situations. For us, Luminox is one of the few. Many watch enthusiasts will undoubtedly be familiar with this brand that has long been associated with the … More

Luminox SXC Steel GMT 5120 Series: Time for space

How many people have seen Earth from space? Well, the answer is between 500 and 550; a more precise number being 528, according to a 2013 brochure from Space Exploration Corporation (SXC). Pioneering cosmonauts and astronauts include Yuri Gagarin, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong had seen Earth with their very own eyes in their Soyuz, Mercury and Apollo spacecrafts decades … More