Watch News 6/7/2020 – Rolex Mauls Modder!

Watch news! Rolex mauls laCalifornienne modder

Our Sunday watch news roundup starts with Rolex’s lawsuit against laCalifornienne. Rolex was none-too-happy with the Rolex modder’s modifications. watchpro.com reports that Rolex won their suit against the husband-and-wife owners for trademark violation. Will Rolex take on the other modders, such as Wildman, Blaken and Mad Paris? Rolex’s victory may also have implications for . . .

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TUDOR Black Bay 58: Review

Black Bay 58 on the road We can have a debate about what makes a great dive watch. We can have a debate about whether or not dive watches are a dead genre walking. But there’s no argument that the TUDOR Black Bay 58 is the world’s best [traditionally styled] dive watch. Having spent some quality wrist time with the watch the market finds simply irresistible, here’s why . . .

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Tales of the Arabian Nights Genie: Which Watch?

I can’t stand seeing people not wearing a watch. It’s just not right. Hanging out at Austin’s Casa di Montecristo cigar bar, I hurf with a number of enormous humans: former football and basketball players and the occasional Professional Wrestler. Their wrists resemble my neck. The sword-wielding genie above suffers the same anatomical challenge. So . . .

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Panerai Luminor Due GMT 45mm

Panerai Luminor Due GMT in all its 45mm glory

I don’t know about you, but there was ONE THING that kept me from buying a Panerai Luminor Due GMT: it wasn’t big enough. 38mm? 42mm? You can’t even see those things at night! Assuming your eyes are closed. Eyes open and you can navigate the Strait of Gibraltar with a Panerai’s patented Luminor lume – which won’t kill you like its first formulation. Anyway, sheltering inside that new, bigger case is . . .

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OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph: Review

Neil Armstrong wasn’t wearing his Speedmaster when he set foot on the moon. I bet OMEGA’s marketing mavens were pissed. But not as pissed as NASA’s PR department when Armstrong forgot to use the definite article for his first words on the lunar surface. (That’s one small step for “A” man, Neil.) Redo? Not a chance. Redo the OMEGA Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph 42mm? Endlessly . . .

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