Glow-In-The-Dark Watches: 3 of the Best

Bell & Ross glow-in-the-dark watch

As Tom Robbins famously pronounced, it’s never too late to have a happy childhood. If your childhood didn’t include getting under the covers with a glow-in-the-dark watch, it is time. Here are my three favorite luminescent watches . . .

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Barton Springs 656 Diver: Review

Dufrane Diver (courtesy thetruthaboutwatches.com)

“There are things that rise above themselves to assume iconic stature,” Betty Cornfeld and Owen Edwards write. “These things are simple, ageless, yet mythic things that possess quintessence.” In their book by that name, the authors posit that the Steinway piano, Oreo cookie and Stetson hat qualify as quintessential. Add the Dufrane Barton Springs 656 Diverto that list . . .

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GPHG Finalists: Ladies’

The finalists for the Grand Prix Horologie De Genève are out. There are 14 categories with 12 watches per category. The official website has all the watches, complete with specifications and descriptions. Ain’t nobody got time for that. With the GPHG’s permission, we’re covering one category per day, highlighting three of the most interesting per category. Most likely to win? We shall see. Ladies first . . .

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MB&F HM7 Aquapod PT: And Now For Something Completely Different

“Unlike previous incarnations of Horological Machine n°7 Aquapod, which indicated the hours and minutes via rotating rings with transferred numerals, HM7 Platinum Red features three-dimensional numerals sculpted in titanium.” Well finally! The caption to the video below reminds us that MB&F’s horological homage to jellyfish is lume AF . . .

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