Last Friday, a few members from the NUS Horology Club had the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the historical piece from Vacheron Constantin’s Heritage Collection, in the Singapore leg of the “Elegance in Motion” tour. … Continue reading Horological Events: Vacheron Constantin’s Elegance in Motion Exhibtion
In recent years, there has been a proliferation of watches that are sold on crowdfunding sites. This is not a surprise, as these platforms have reduced barrier of entry for entrepreneurs, hence providing them an excellent avenue to market their products and … Continue reading Review: Reverie Classic
Movas Watches has been on our radar since the inception of NUS Horology. Also known as Movements of Asia, the Movas brand is a homegrown company and its timepieces are designed and assembled by its founder, Sean Wai. Unlike other start up … Continue reading Movas Watches New Releases 2016
NUSHoro shares a new find, BOLDR Journey Chronograph, a affordable and good looking timepiece from a company helmed by some of our alumni. The link to their kickstarter page is here. BOLDR is dedicated to the men and women of … Continue reading Introducing the BOLDR Journey Chronograph
Highlights This report covers The Swatch Group with a Hold recommendation based on a one-year target price range of CHF 338.79 – 377.87. The recommendation is primarily affected by: Demand drivers – Consumer discretionary spending remains weak in Europe and … Continue reading The SWATCH Group – A financial review. Its gains, losses, risks and prospects.
Swatch strikes out again with its latest POP collection. Wild and bold colours are united with the brand’s fun loving personality. A major differentiating factor of the series is the multiple ways which the watch can be worn. Other than on the … Continue reading Swatch POP Collection- Wild Concept and Great Fun
Luminox reveals its latest Spec Ops Challenge (L.S.O.C.) watches, sold in two different sets – one featuring the traditional 3050 Navy SEAL Colormark design, and the other, on the 4220 Authorised for Navy Use (A.N.U.) model. These Luminox S.O.C. watch sets commemorate Luminox’s … Continue reading Introducing the LUMINOX SPEC OPS CHALLENGE (S.O.C.) watches
Red Army Watches is proud to present its second collectible in collaboration with German watchmaker, Stowa. Remember Lady Chin Swee? Borne from a partnership between renowned German watchmaker Stowa and local watch retail maverick Red Army Watches, Lady … Continue reading Stowa Singapura Red Hill for Red Army Watches
Vintage Concept introduces the new Flagship models to its collection with 2 black PVD models. Previously reviewed here, the Flagship collection was given the thumbs up for its interesting case design and overall versatility. For the new models, they are … Continue reading Review: Vintage Concept Flagship Black
Bulova releases a real stunner in its battery category line of watches. While not the norm for us to champion quartz watches, this particular piece, the Bulova Curv has caught our attention. After its acquisition by Citizen, Bulova, once an … Continue reading BASELWORLD 2016: BULOVA CURV- The first curved chronograph movement
Baselworld is a yearly watch fair held in Switzerland where independent brands, LVMH brands and Swatch group brands among others showcase their new models for the year. While the fair is still ongoing, we give a quick summary of our … Continue reading Baselworld 2016: 5 most interesting and not crazy expensive pieces thus far.
German watches are all the rage for their timeless appeal, amazing simplicity from their Bauhaus roots and value proposition. In this article, we have carefully selected 5 of our favourite German watches below $5000. The brands include, Junghans, Stowa, Nomos, Sinn and MeisterSinger. Our … Continue reading 5 German watches priced below $5000
By: Bryan Foo and Germain Tan NUS Horology Club had the privilege to interview the founder of Regia Timepieces, William Chuen, an up and coming local microbrand breaking into the watchmakers industry. These microbrands are often start ups who manufacture their … Continue reading Horolocals: Regia Timepieces
Luminox is kicking off 2016 as the official watch licensee of the Navy SEALs. The relationship started over 20 years ago when the SEALs were searching for an analog timepiece to suit their needs and discovered Luminox with its unique … Continue reading Luminox Navy Seals Authorized for Navy use.
As part of our Under the Radar series, we discover an interesting find in the world of watches. Introducing Maison Celadon, an up and coming micro-watch brand with a mantra to promote Chinese watchmaking and fine art. Lesser heard and … Continue reading Celadon Watches- Made in China with Pride
Swatch has created LUCKY MONKEY (SUOZ203), just in time for the Chinese New Year, welcoming the Year of the Monkey. Featured on the white dial of the new Chinese New Year Special is a red monkey. A closer look reveals that he is holding … Continue reading Swatch Chinese New Year Special- Lucky Monkey
SWATCH releases a new collection titled: ES WAR EINMAL or Once upon a time in german. The Es War Einmal collection is Swatch’s way to show just how much fun its collectors could have when they revisit their not so distant childhood. … Continue reading Swatch Es War Einmal – Once upon a time
Junghans releases a unique limited edition, the first of its kind, the Junghans Meister Calendar SG50 Limited Edition. Although the release date is a fair bit ‘late’ as compared to other SG50 edition offerings from other brands, this Junghans Meister Calendar SG50 … Continue reading Review: Junghans Meister Calendar SG50 Limited Edition
Orient Watch commemorates its 65th Anniversary with the launch of two limited edition models. The first model- ET0T005Y is from the SUN & MOON line and the second model- DK05005T is from the ORIENT STAR – OPEN HEART MODERN collection. The Orient ET0T005Y SUN & … Continue reading Review: Orient 65th Anniversary Limited Edition
Heirloom Gallery Owner of Heirloom Gallery, Shawn Tan, believes that watch collecting is an art, a lifestyle. Shawn has been operating Heirloom Gallery for the past 15 years at Upper Circular Road. Heirloom Gallery was set up to source for … Continue reading Vintage watches: An Interview with Heirloom Gallery
Guest Article: Robin Lim I can still vividly recall the first time when I came across a SevenFriday watch. It was during the early 2013, and it happened when I was waiting for my dinner to be served at a … Continue reading Review: SEVENFRIDAY V-Series
By Germain Tan Earlier last week, NUS Horology Club and several watch dealers had the privilege of being invited down by Orient Singapore for a gathering and Go-Karting Session at the KF1 Racing Circuit. MIYAMOTO SHUHEI from Orient Watch Company Fun and … Continue reading Horological Events : The M-Force Night
By Chester Lau Corniche watches is a Swedish micro brand which sees the shores of Singapore for the first time through local retailer Red Army Watches. Its associations with the traditional european lifestyle, with vintage motor racing in the likes … Continue reading Under the Radar: Corniche Watches Heritage 40
By Germain Tan The North Pole has one of the harshest environments on earth with extreme temperatures averaging at around -30 °C. This year, free diving champion Christian Redl and Australian photographer Marcus Fillinger attempted the world’s first free dive … Continue reading Watch Review : Edox Hydro-Sub North Pole Limited Edition
By Tan Yen San Hi guys, this week I review my father’s Tag Heuer Aquaracer, which he received about 4 years ago, as a 15-years’ service gift from the company he works for. It has his name and the 15 years engraved … Continue reading Pusillanimous present? Not the Tag Heuer Aquaracer
C.Lau Red Army Watches introduces a new brand to its collection, Valour, a brand well known for its bold designs with rich heritage and history. Paying tribute to the iconic World War 1 aircraft known as the ‘King of the … Continue reading Press Release: The Valour Sopwith Aviator with Specs and Price
By C.Lau The modern day traveler is an increasingly perplexing creature. He takes a 20 hour flight, drives halfway across a desert takes a selfie, posts it on Facebook and is delighted with himself. With the tragic proliferation of social … Continue reading On watches and travel- Why watches make the best souvenirs.
By C.Lau With special thanks to Crystal Time, we were invited to attend Claude Bernard’s “The Artisan” watch-making workshop on 2 July 2015.”The Artisan” was held at 2AM:dessertbar, with the guest appearance of local chocolatier Janice Wong. Here’s a photo report … Continue reading Horological Events: Claude Bernard’s “The Artisan” Watch-making Workshop
By Jerome Chng The Lockheed P-38 Lightning is possibly one of the most recognized fighter aircrafts in World War II. Originally designed as a bomber-interceptor, this long-ranged escort fighter was created more by happenstance than by design. Equipped with drop tanks under its … Continue reading Watch Review: Luminox P-38 Lightning
Horolocals: K2 Watch Company By Justin Tay Mention ‘Mr. Goh’ or ‘K2 Watches’ to any Seiko aficionado and you’re bound to get raving reviews about Mr. Goh. Servicing watches from the age of 12, Mr. S. M. Goh has been … Continue reading HoroLocals: K2 Watch Company
By: Chia Wesley Most of us, who are used to traversing the lengths of Orchard Road, are sure to have noticed the meticulous and ornate décor of Red Army Watches (with a boutique in Wisma Atria) and Krasnaya by Red … Continue reading A Coffee Chat with Red Army’s Resident Maverick