In the video below you can watch Mondaine’s foray into the world of horological entertainment. The second hand of the watch in question — the Official Swiss Railways Stop2Go Backlight — pauses at 59 seconds, waits for the hour hand to change, then jumps ahead and continues on its merry way. That’s awesome only . . .
The Citizen Caliber 0100 is the world’s most accurate wristwatch movement — that doesn’t rely on an external signal to adjust time. According to the manufacturer, their quartz timepiece’s accuracy varies by . . .
I’m no outdoorsman, but I know a guy. My guy says hydration is the key to outdoor survival. Not freezing to death is also a thing. After that, it’s all about getting someone to rescue you, or finding your own damn way to safety. A cell or sat phone works for the former. A watch with GPS location tracking for the latter. Great. But why do so many of these things have to be so ugly? Big and ugly . . .
A lot of watchmakers go to a lot of trouble to affix crystals that look like ye olde plexiglass, complete with vintage-style light distortion. As Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell told us, there ain’t nothing like the real thing baby. Especially if you like scratches. Thankfully, German know-how tackled the curved convex plexiglass scratching problem . . .
“The new Seiko 5 Sports draws its inspiration from the five decades of Seiko 5 Sports’ success,” seikowatches.com proclaims, “its design is based on one of Seiko’s most loved sports watches.” And there it is, above. And here it is now . . .