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Two For Tuesday: Oris Divers Sixty-Five Vs. Big Pointer Date

HomeWatch TalkTwo For Tuesday: Oris Divers Sixty-Five Vs. Big Pointer Date Watch TalkTwo For Tuesday: Oris Divers Sixty-Five Vs. Big Pointer Date Two massively popular watches enter the ring by Michael Stockton June 30, 2020 MIN READTwo For Tuesday: Oris Divers Sixty-Five Vs. Big Pointer Date Divers Sixty-Five Big Pointer DateIt’s Two For Tuesday where we take a look at a couple of models often considered during a purchase decision. This week, we’ll talk about the Oris Divers Sixty-Five and the Big Pointer Date.
Last week, we spoke about two incredibly popular Seiko divers. The Marinemaster 300 took on its offspring in the Baby Marinemaster. It seems that most of you enjoy saving a few bucks while staying comfortable because the little guy took home most of your votes. This week, we’ll look at a couple of really nice watches from Oris. The 116-year old brand from Hölstein, Switzerland has a pair of hot tickets on its hands with the Divers Sixty-Five and the Big Pointer Date.

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The New Doxa Sub 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US DIVERS

HomeWatch ReleasesThe New Doxa Sub 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US DIVERS Watch ReleasesDoxaThe New Doxa Sub 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US DIVERS A 21st century update for a '60s diving icon by Balazs Ferenczi May 07, 2020 MIN READThe New Doxa Sub 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US DIVERSDoxa has made many amazing timepieces since the brand entered the watch market in 1889. Still, if you ask most watch guys about the first model from the Swiss brand that comes to mind, they’d probably say it’s the Sub 300. This 1960s icon was the quintessential diver’s tool of the time. With the new Doxa Sub 300 Carbon Aqua Lung US Divers, the brand gives a modern look to their iconic timepiece.
Although the case is not the only feature of this watch, that’s worth talking about. To understand where Doxa and the Sub 300 is today, we need to go back a bit in time. The year was 1967 when the brand launched its revolutionary new model, the Doxa Sub 300. The rest, as they say, is history.
Vintage Sub 300It’s safe to say that w..

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Oris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro

HomeWatch ReleasesOris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro Watch ReleasesOrisOris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro A new indie collab between Oris and Japanese denim specialist, Momotaro by Ben Hodges April 24, 2020 MIN READOris Divers Sixty-Five × MomotaroFilling out another niche in the Sixty-Five collection from Oris is a collaboration with an independent jeans manufacturer, Momotaro, based in Japan. The strap takes an off-cut of indigo denim with two white “battle stripes” on the buckle end of the strap.
The twin stripes are a motif of Momotaro in their collection of high-end denim jeans and jackets made using vintage looms. While it wouldn’t vibe with the majority of my wardrobe, this strap would be the perfect complement to a street or sports outfit. As interesting as the strap is, however, it is that gorgeous dial color that steals the limelight.
Oris × MomotaroThis might just be my favorite dial design of the Divers Sixty-Five so far. The gradient mint-green dial is icy cool. It reminds ..

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Glashütte Original Dials For Divers’ Watches

HomeWatch TalkGlashütte Original Dials For Divers’ Watches Watch TalkGlashütte OriginalGlashütte Original Dials For Divers’ Watches Getting an inside look into the process of dial making for the Glashütte SeaQ collection by Jorg WeppelinkMarch 25, 2020 MIN READGlashütte Original Dials For Divers’ WatchesBack in May of 2019 Glashütte introduced their SeaQ model collection as part of the Spezialist range of watches. Based on a legendary diver from 1969, the Saxon brand launched a full new collection with a pretty distinct and different look. Recently we got an inside look into the dial production for the SeaQ collection.
The design of the Glashütte Original SeaQ models stands out compared to other watch families within the Glashütte collection. When the watches were introduced in May 2019, many people were happy to see the return of a sports watch in the Glashütte Original collection. Fast forward eight months and we get some news from Glashütte about the SeaQ collection. No new models. ..

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Zodiac Celebrates “Year Of The Super Sea Wolf” With A Wide Array Of Unique Divers

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While Zodiac has had a long and illustrious history as a watchmaker, there is undoubtedly no more iconic nameplate in the brand’s catalog than the Sea Wolf diver. Since reviving the Sea Wolf line several years ago, the brand has both expanded and improved on the line, with today’s Super Sea Wolf series providing the greatest quality and variety in the history of the company. To help celebrate this new golden age for the series, Zodiac has declared 2020 the “Year of the Super Sea Wolf.” The current lineup offers plenty to celebrate, with four distinctive model lines to satisfy a wide variety of dive watch enthusiasts including the Super Sea Wolf 53 Skin, Super Sea Wolf 53 Compression, Super Sea Wolf 68 Saturation, and rare Super Sea Wolf Limited-Edition models.

The Zodiac Super Sea Wolf Skin series is the purest and most elemental expression of Zodiac’s dive watch heritage. Drawing its design cues from the very first Sea Wolf dive..