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    Paying Tribute to a Classic, IWC Revives Their Most Iconic Pilot’s Watch at werd.com

    Paying Tribute to a Classic, IWC Revives Their Most Iconic Pilot’s Watch

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    With the 1948 release of the Mark X1 pilot watch, IWC set the standard. They are now paying homage to that classic timepiece with the creation of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition. This “Tribute to Mark XI” features a 40mm stainless steel case powered by an IWC caliber 35111 movement. The hour hand is a flat baton style while the minute hand is pointed. The second hand is hacking and there’s a date window at 3 o’clock. The strap is vintage-inspired military green nylon.

    This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge at werd.com

    This Smart Watch Never Needs A Recharge

    Posted in Tech and Watches and Wear

    Winner of a 2017 IF Design Award, the 46mm Matrix PowerWatch is the first smartwatch you never have to recharge. Powered by your body heat, it measures calories burned, activity level, and sleep using advanced thermoelectric technology. It is also the only smartwatch to feature a power meter that displays how much electrical power you are generating.

    Pinion Introduces a Classic Automatic in the Axis II Black at werd.com

    Pinion Introduces a Classic Automatic in the Axis II Black

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    The Pinion Axis II Black is the latest automatic from British Watchmaker Pinion. The robust 42mm DLC-coated case is made from a single block of stainless steel. White numerals & indices plus a date display on the dial make it easy to read in all conditions. It’s powered by a self-winding ETA 2824-2 Swiss movement and water-resistant to 100 meters.

    The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep at werd.com

    The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep

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    The 3500 Series is the latest in the best-selling Navy SEAL collection from Luminox. Made to withstand the pressure at depths of 660 ft. or 20 atmospheres, it features a larger 45mm diameter carbon case with a quartz movement, a rotating bezel, and inset date window. Illumination comes from Night Vision Tubes. It is available with a variety of color options for dials and numerals.

    Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA at werd.com

    Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    Crafted using high quality, locally sourced materials, Vero Watches are designed, prototyped, tested, and serviced all in Portland, Oregon. The upstart watch brand is currently offering their flagship Verus timepiece—a 42mm, 3-hand automatic—in 3 variants: DLC black coated stainless, & 2 stainless models, one with a black dial, the other with a bead blasted steel dial.

    Limited Edition Luxury from Panerai: Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716 at werd.com

    Limited Edition Luxury from Panerai: Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716

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    The latest Mare Nostrum model from Panerai is a throwback to a classic, early 90s chrono. The limited edition Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716 is a two-register chronograph that features a 42mm steel case, an engraved tachymeter bezel, and a slate blue dial and leather strap. The movement is a manual wind Panerai Caliber OP XIII with a Dubois-Depraz chronograph module. Limited to 1000 pieces.

    The Garmin Quatix 5 is Built for the Open Ocean at werd.com

    The Garmin Quatix 5 is Built for the Open Ocean

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    Designed for life at sea, the Quatix 5 is Garmin’s latest smart watch, offering precision navigation technology and compatibility with Garmin’s electronic marine chartplotters as well as activity tracking. It will give you stats on boat speed, depth, temperature, and wind as well as local tide data. There are functions for fishing,  an anchor calculator and of course the power of GLONASS GPS.

    A Classic Dive Watch Revived: The Seiko 62MAS at werd.com

    A Classic Dive Watch Revived: The Seiko 62MAS

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    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.

    Suunto’s Special Edition Spartan Collection Blends Smart Sport Function & Standout Style at werd.com

    Suunto’s Special Edition Spartan Collection Blends Smart Sport Function & Standout Style

    Posted in Watches and Wear

    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.

    ORIS Revives a ’70s Classic: The Chronoris Date Automatic at werd.com

    ORIS Revives a ’70s Classic: The Chronoris Date Automatic

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    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.

    A Fresh Pair Of Aviation-Inspired Automatics From Bremont at werd.com

    A Fresh Pair Of Aviation-Inspired Automatics From Bremont

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    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.

    The ZeTime Smartwatch Blends Analog Style with Tech Function at werd.com

    The ZeTime Smartwatch Blends Analog Style with Tech Function

    Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

    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.

    Bell & Ross Keeps It Classic with the New Vintage Collection at werd.com

    Bell & Ross Keeps It Classic with the New Vintage Collection

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    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.