Month: June 2021

Simple complication

it’s one of those models that Casio are very, very good at. It looks good, it’s really quite simple to use, yet with amazing complications, easy to see, very accurate, neat on the wrist – and it’s very difficult to beat – AND it is VERY affordable.

Double Date

The watch dial is also round, but the case, not quite so and overall it is VERY clear to read.  Add this to the large effective Date indication @6 and what we have is a really nice watch.

Finds or fakes

the Fake or Replica market has not gone away – far from it! – and in fact it’s grown exponentially over the past few years. Just doing a short trawl on the Internet with my friend I pointed out over 100 web sites

Swatch watch

at the end of the day the Swatch philosophy of “Second Watch” is still absolutely what they are all about, despite some of their latest ideas.

Interesting finds – Ladies

Great gold coloured case with an off yellow dial and VERY clear to read with those large dark hands, small seconds index and actually a pretty decent size date window @3. (some of their Gents models don’t).

Swatch SISTEM51 for me?

The Sistem 51 features, such as the reduction of movement parts, theoretically less to go wrong, the re-designed transparent rotor wind, whilst OK, for me, are substantially little different from conventional automatic models. 

Searching the site

With this new theme web site layout – it is now very easy to SEARCH for articles and/or references to much more data than before.  The old site – once I’d Posted an article it was more or less buried… Read More ›