First released back in 1965, the 62MAS was Seiko’s first Diver’s Watch. Now it’s making a comeback: the 2017 62MAS Prospex is a bit larger with a 39.9mm case and is power by a hand-assembled automatic caliber 8L35 movement with a 50-hour power reserve and improved waterproof rating: now 200 meters. Limited edition of 2000 pieces. Available in July.
The limited edition Spartan Collection combines Suunto’s full suite of sport watch features & functions with elegant aesthetics. Extensive sport features, daily activity tracking and mobile connectivity, including GPS/GLONASS, merge with materials like copper & gold-plated titanium in 3 models: the Spartan Ultra Gold and two Spartan Sport Wrist HR models: Forest and Copper.
First launched by ORIS in 1970 the Swiss-made Chronoris Date returns today with its original racing-inspired styling both intact and tastefully updated. Its modest 39mm stainless steel case & dual crown configuration features a dial that includes Superluminova-coated center hands for hours, minutes and seconds hands, date window, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second function. Available with a variety of leather, textile, and rubber straps as well as a stainless steel bracelet.
Named for the Aircraft Mfg. Co. Ltd, one of the first British military aircraft manufacturers, Bremont’s 2 new Airco automatics are constructed using their 3-piece Trip-Tick’ cases which are produced in the UK & house the chronometer-rated BE-92AE movement. Both 40mm in diameter, the Mach 1 model features a satin-finish hardened stainless case. The case for the Mach 2 is a polished anthracite finish.
ZeTime is the world’s first smart watch with mechanical hands over a touchscreen. Designed in Switzerland, this always-on smartwatch blends classic design with a full-color screen and smart features like Caller ID and Calendar, plus 1-touch access & notifications for Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Linkedin, Gmail, Skype, Hangouts, Uber, & more. A funded Kickstarter.
For the creation of their 3rd generation Vintage Collection, Bell & Ross draws directly from their back catalog of timeless timepieces. The collection includes two 3-hand automatics: the clean, simple 38.5mm pilot-style BR V1-92 and the rugged 41mm stainless steel BR V2-92 which features crown guards and a rotating timing bezel. There’s also the BR V2-94, a two-register chronograph that features a tachymeter bezel and screw down pushers, among a long list of other features.
The forthcoming Connect smart-watch collection from Movado was designed specifically for Android Wear 2.0, and its minimalist single-dot design will feature more than 100 dial variations for truly custom style. It connects with Google Fit and Google Assistant as well as thousands of other apps to give you easy access to all the data, notifications, and info you need. 5 styles will be on offer when the collection drops in late 2017.
Equipped with GPS, a heart rate monitor, altimeter, barometer, and optimized to support Garmin’s whole range of tracking features, the Forerunner 935 is hands down the brand’s best sports smart watch. With the ability to estimate VO2 Max, connect to the Strava app, and deliver detailed training data plus all the Garmin connect functions, it’s got all bases covered.
The legendary Tag Heuer Autavia dive watch, a 60s-era icon beloved by collectors now makes its comeback. The neo-retro 2017 design features a larger 42mm case, 12-hour graduated bezel and a new Heuer-02 self-winding calibre chrono movement. The power reserve is 80 hours, a date window is positioned at 6 o’clock, & it’s water resistant to 100-meters.
In 1957, Omega released three timepieces that all went on to become classics: The Seamaster 300, the Railmaster and the Speedmaster. In 2017, Omega pays tribute to these three Swiss-Made mechanical masterpieces by releasing a special 60th Anniversary edition of each model. Each watch is limited to 3,557 pieces.