Category Archives: Pilot’s

Sinn Watches: 3 of the Best

Sinn makes a lot of watches. The German watchmaker has as many SKU’s as your local supermarket’s cereal aisle. Style-wise, it’s bezel-mania ├╝ber alles. Or if you prefer, tool watch heaven. Technology is the main differentiator – tegimented steel here, … Continue reading

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Bell & Ross Cockpit Classics

The Seiko Silverwave Cockpit was the first cockpit-inspired wrist watch. And then French watchmaker Bell & Ross took le ball and ran with it, creating some decidedly Whiskey Tango Foxtrot timepieces. Believe it or not, the BR 01-97 CLIMB above … Continue reading

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IWC Pilot Watch Mark XVIII: Review

My father was a holocaust survivor. He drove a Mercedes Benz, manufactured by the same company that built the Nazi’s favorite automobile (the MB 770). The same company that used slave labor. So there was no reason for me – … Continue reading

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New Watch Alert 1/3/20

Deciding what wristwear should melt your plastic and enter horological rotation is like looking for something worth watching on TV, only worse. The Truth About Watches is here for you, separating the wheat from the chaff, giving you the inside … Continue reading

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Oris Big Crown ProPilot X

Oris was once one of the world’s 10 largest watch companies. The quartz crisis just about killed them. Oris recovered from its near-death experience by selling high-quality vintage-style timepieces in the $2k to $5k range. The titanium 44mm Oris Big … Continue reading

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Citizen Promaster Navihawk

My idea of pilot’s watch: a big ass, entirely legible watch with just the time on it. No date. No Chrono. Nada. The rest of the info comes from your airplane instruments. If you disagree, Citizen would like you to … Continue reading

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