Author: bowtellj

DeWitt Academia Skeleton Bi-Retrograde Watch Review

Geneva-based watchmaker DeWitt is usually best known for their ambitious application of “interesting” mechanical principles in the small confines of a wristwatch movement. I’ve seen them do this many times…
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Top 10 Alternatives To The Rolex GMT-Master II Watch

Models like the ‘Batman’ ref. 116710BLNR and the newest ‘Pepsi’ ref. 126710BLRO (there was an existing Pepsi dial, but only available in white gold before this year) have taken turns…
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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Grande Date 5050 Watch Hands-On

Blancpain‘s Fifty Fathoms family of high-end dive watches has been one of my favorite luxury sport watch collections for a while. At Baselworld 2018 Blancpain introduced a few new models…
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Doplr Pulse Watch Hands-On

There’s something to be said about dedicated professionals that fully immerse themselves in the specific tools associated with their day jobs. While slightly archaic, the pulsometer is exactly the kind…
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Winner Announced: Tockr Air Defender Chronograph Watch Giveaway

We want to congratulate Mark M. from Union City, California, U.S.A. who is the very lucky winner of July’s Tockr Air Defender Chronograph watch giveaway. Congrats Mark, and thanks for…
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UNDONE Urban Tropical Watch Collection Review

The latest watch collection from UNDONE is the Urban Tropical, and it is perhaps the most poignant example of what the novel Hong Kong-based watchmaker is all about. The idea…
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