Hamilton Khaki BeLOWZERO in The Martian: Make it a Ten

More than seventy years ago, on Sunday, 30 October 1938, the eve of Halloween, at around eight at night, America was “attacked by Martians” and the entire siege was broadcast “live” on prime time radio by the Columbia Broadcasting System. Note: Columbia Broadcasting System is now known as CBS, the television and radio broadcast network that is the principal asset … More

Étourdissant Cartier: In Superior Stunning Form

Do you appreciate high jewellery, especially that from the art deco era? Well, if you happen to be in Southeast Asia, Singapore in particular on Saturday, 31 October 2015, then do make it a point to visit Étourdissant Cartier, an exhibition which features more than 600 pieces of high jewellery, haute horlogerie and precious objets d’art. This is the only … More

Grand Seiko 55th Anniversary Spring Drive Chronograph Limited Edition SBGC013: The essentials of watchmaking

The first Grand Seiko made its debut in 1960 and since its birth fifty-five years ago, the brand has remains true to what it terms the essentials of watchmaking: precision, durability, legibility and beauty. These are what Shinji Hattori, president and CEO of Seiko Watch Corporation deems as the essential elements of a watch. For 2015, one anniversary timepiece commemorating … 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

Watches&Wonders 2015 – Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days Titanio DLC 47mm PAM 629: Case in Point

Panerai’s Luminor 1950 3 Days Titanio DLC 47mm or PAM 629, launched at the recently concluded Watches&Wonders 2015 exhibition (30 September to 3 October 2015) and held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, marks yet another first for the “California” dial made famous by this brand. What is the California dial? The California dial is characterized by half-Arabic, … More