Hamilton Jazzmaster Face 2 Face Limited Edition

Face 2 FaceIt’s no secret that Hamilton watch company is one of my perennial favorites when it comes to watch brands. For the money they offer one of the best values in the world of watches; great design and style, nice materials like sapphire crystals, titanium and stainless steel cases, and great automatic ETA movements. Being part of the Swatch group, they have access to the full range of ETA movements and use them quite well as their “in-house” movement. Eta is nothing to sneeze at either, they are robust , accurate, easy to maintain and relatively inexpensive. So, now that you know why I like Hamilton so much, you have got to see what they are releasing that really gets me excited.

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Omega Aqua Terra 15000 Gauss

Seamaster Aqua Terra 15000 GaussOmega has recently unveiled a fantastic new watch that will drastically improve timekeeping for almost everyone. The Aqua Terra 15,000 Gauss is a revolutionary way to address the major flaw in mechanical watches. Through history the one Achilles heel to a mechanical watch was magnetism. Even a small amount of magnetism (measured in units as a Gauss) can drastically affect or even stop a mechanical watch. The parts of a watch movement can become magnetised and begin to move erratically due to their magnetic attractions to one another. Continue reading

Omega Co-Axial Advertisement-A Journey Through Time

Omega recently released a fantastic and visually striking advertisement for their Co-Axial movement. Proof positive they have thrown their full weight behind the movement. The coaxial movement replaces a typical lever type escapement with a revolutionary wheel design which Omega claims reduces friction, improves accuracy, extends the time between service intervals, and is more durable.
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