Watches

    Nixon Rock LTD Collection at werd.com

    Nixon Rock LTD Collection

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    In support of the MusicCares charity which helps uninsured musicians in times of need, rock legends such as Eddie Van Halen, Keith Richards and Tom Waits donated their personal boots, jackets, pants and guitar straps to Nixon Watches.  From these pieces of memorabilia, the watchmaker created leather bands for special edition watches that will soon be available at Barney’s, colette, Selfridges and Ron Herman.

    Longines Heritage Military COSD at werd.com Longines Heritage Military COSD at werd.com

    Longines Heritage Military COSD

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    First issued by the British government to paratroopers in the World War II era, Longines has revived it for re-release as the Heritage Military COSD. This Swiss-made classic features a 40mm stainless case, Longines’ caliber L619.2 movement and clean, simple military styling.

    Garmin Forerunner 630 at werd.com

    Garmin Forerunner 630

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    The wi-fi enabled Forerunner 630 is the most advanced and connected runner’s watch that Garmin has ever made.  It tracks stride length, ground contact time balance, vertical ratio, lactate threshold, stress score and performance condition, plus standard metrics like pace, speed, distance, time, calories burned, and sleep. Works with ANT+HR monitors as well.

    Nixon C39 Watch for Barneys New York at werd.com

    Nixon C39 Watch for Barneys New York

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    California-based surf watchmaker Nixon gave their new model C39 analog a Swiss-made quartz movement and a 39mm stainless steel case. They made 2 models: one featuring a dial made of a recycled newspaper material that looks like woodgrain, the other features a rose gold finish with a brushed black dial and brown horween leather strap.

    Suunto Traverse at werd.com

    Suunto Traverse

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    With the Traverse Collection GPS & GLONASS satellite nav watch you can plan out your route with detail topo maps from Movescount. It uses FusedAlti technology which combines barometric pressure data with satellite accurate tracking of altitude, vertical speed, & total ascent. Battery life: 100 hours.

    Electric The Prime at werd.com

    Electric The Prime

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    California-based eyewear brand Electric migrated into the watch world a few years back and The Prime is their latest digital offering, featuring a 44mm case & dual-time digi module with calendar, alarm, countdown timer, chronograph, 10 lap recall, and light functions. Choose a silicone or polyester band.

    Filson Scout Watch Collection at werd.com

    Filson Scout Watch Collection

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    Many watchmakers have a hard time keeping it simple. Not Filson. Their Scout Collection manages to offer solid function & refined details without ever veering into Jewelry-For-Men territory. Understated, military-inspired styling and a variety of finishes, all with Horween leather bands. And all made with Shinola movements, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

    OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition at werd.com OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition at werd.com

    OMEGA Seamaster 300 “ Spectre” Limited Edition

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    James Bond has been wearing an OMEGA Seamaster since Golden Eye in 1995. For the release of the forthcoming Bond film, OMEGA has created a special edition ‘Spectre’ Seamaster 300; featuring an innovative OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 movement & imprint of the Spectre film logo as well as an engraved serial number for the limited edition of 7007 watches.

    TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 6 Chronometer at werd.com

    TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre 6 Chronometer

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    The red, blue and silver coloring give the 39mm Carrera Calibre 6 its distinctive look and, being a Tag chrono, there’s also sharp detail: the sunray style silver dial features an inset seconds subdial as well as a date window and a blue flange around the edge featuring white minute numbering. The COSC-certified movement has a 44-hour power reserve, and the strap is perforated calkfskin leather.

    Redux COURG Titanium Hybrid Watch at werd.com

    Redux COURG Titanium Hybrid Watch

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    New York-based watchmaking upstarts Redux & Co. create watches that combine the look of classic pilot instruments with dive watch function. The COURG is a 39mm titanium case automatic powered by a Seiko SII caliber NH-35A movement. Strap options include ballistic nylon or Italian leather. A funded Kickstarter.

    RJ-Romain Jerome Tetris-DNA Watch at werd.com

    RJ-Romain Jerome Tetris-DNA Watch

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    Swiss watchmaker RJ-Romain Jerome teamed up with Tetris to design their latest limited edition Generational Icons watch, the Tetris-DNA. To celebrate the anniversary of Tetris, the watch dial features a random sequence of the game’s signature Tetrominos encased in a PVD coated titanium case.

    Weiss Watch Company at werd.com

    Weiss Watch Company

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    Founded in California in 2013, Weiss Watch Company is working to bring back the lost art of American watchmaking. Their mechanical timepieces are handmade by the company’s 27-year old, Swiss-trained founder, Cameron Weiss who sharpened his skills with Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin.

    Garmin D2 Bravo at werd.com

    Garmin D2 Bravo

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    Garmin’s D2 Bravo blends the sharp looks of a classic aviator watch with some impressive GPS-driven functionality. It incorporates Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest airport navigation features with a worldwide aviation navigation database. It also offers altitude alerts for instance when you’re requiring supplemental oxygen, as well as easy access to current aviation weather info. A backlit LED face makes it easy to read, even in bright sun.

    Nixon Ranger 45 Line at werd.com

    Nixon Ranger 45 Line

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    California-based Nixon watches really works that little sweet spot between quality & affordability. Their Ranger 45 is a perfect case in point. It features a Miyota Japanese quartz 3 hand movement, a 45mm stainless steel case waterproof to 100 meters, & a 24mm solid stainless 3 link bracelet, leather or nylon strap. Available in Black, Silver & Gunmetal.

    Autodromo Brian Redman Edition Prototipo at werd.com

    Autodromo Brian Redman Edition Prototipo

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    Auto racing-inspired watchmaker Autodromo dug deep into historical minutiae for this limited edition chronograph. The design commemorates driver Brian Redman’s victory at the 1969 Nürburgring 1000 km race. Available in stainless or gold-plated steel, it is powered by a Seiko-made VK63 Chronograph Hybrid Meca-Quartz movement.