Automatic Vs. Quartz. Vs. Mechanical (3 Watch Movements You Need To Know)

Automatic vs Mechanical vs quartz Watches

When you’re shopping for a new watch, you’ll quickly realize that there are three main types of watch movements: automatic, quartz, and mechanical. While these three watch movements might sound similar, the difference between them is what makes each type unique and valuable. So, what’s the difference between these movements? Mechanical watches are powered by … Read more

Seiko 5KX SRPD95 Review – Do the Seiko 5 Sports Dive Watches Live up to the Hype?

Seiko 5KX SRPD95 Review

I’ve owned and loved the legendary Seiko diver, the pepsi-bezel Seiko SKX009 for quite some time. Its black dial/bezel sibling, the SKX007, was one of my first “big boy” automatic watches ever. Naturally, I have a soft spot for the lineage of Seiko divers, as it helped suck me into a hobby that I am … Read more

Introducing: Seiko Presage Sharp Edged SPB303, SPB305, SPB307, SPB309 & SPB311

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The Seiko Presage series is well-known among watch enthusiasts for their well-executed cases, different types of finishes, colors, materials, and most pertinently; their unique and beautiful dials. Some, like the SSA343 are personal favorites and come in at price points much more affordable than one would expect. Seiko has continued to develop the Presage line … Read more

Seiko Prospex SPB297, SPB299 & SPB301 – Save the Ocean 2022 Special Editions

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Seiko has introduced three new dive watches into the Prospex Save the Ocean lineup, the Seiko Prospex SPB297, SPB299 & SPB301. Each iteration is a modern re-interpretation of already massively popular dive watch styles from the 60s and ’70s. These pieces are fully upgraded with 6R35 movements, sapphire crystals and 200m water resistance. What really … Read more

Introducing: Seiko 5 SRPH29, SRPH31, SRPH33 – New Seiko 5 SNK809 Alternatives

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The Seiko 5 sports SRPH29 (read the full SRPH29 review), SRPH31, and SRPH33 are the newest Seiko pilot-inspired watches that refresh and may replace older Seiko 5 models. These three new models take design queues directly from the older Seiko 5 SNK lineup consisting of the SNK809,  SNK803, SNK805, and SNK807, which are some of … Read more