Month: March 2014

Elegance lost

known for the wonderful elegance of their creations, maybe once in a while loses that elusive magic. Surprisingly makers Jaquet Droz, for the first time I can ever remember in my experience, has done just that . . . .

Fit for purpose

Built in to this model is an automatic clock used to count the number of strokes played and do retrograde indicating of the number of holes played – very clever. It can even manage players handicaps, so a truly bespoke function model indeed.

Round up (Fossil)

As usual I’ve been checking out some of my favorite watch brands, to see what might interest me and the first brand I looked at was Fossil.  Plenty to choose from perhaps but only one was of any interest, the… Read More ›

Get and forget (2)

Both models I’ve selected are around the same price (approx £85 in the UK) and for me represent excellent value for money without gimmicks and are two of the most practical and sensible Timex models I’ve seen for a while

Get and forget (1)

To get a watch of this functionality and looks at such a price is probably unmatched by any other manufacturer from what I’ve seen. The competition tends to be composed of either very cluttered dial designs or very much more expensive prices or both.

LÜM-TEC choice

Been checking out the offerings from the USA based LÜM-TEC (part of Wiegand Custom Watch) and of the range this model caught my attention.  It’s the Lüm-tec M Quartz M59 a neat PVD hard coated 316L stainless steel cased model… Read More ›

Quick glance? – 2

Now OK I’ve already got a splitting headache coming on, yet it does work in an odd way (if you’re partial to migraines) as it uses a quite conventional 3 or is it 4 dial display, but in a slightly different manner.