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Sunday Morning Showdown: Trench Warfare — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko

HomeSunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Trench Warfare — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Sunday Morning ShowdownSunday Morning Showdown: Trench Warfare — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Rolex Sea-Dweller 126600 Vs Grand Seiko SLGA001 by Rob Nudds & Ben Hodges May 31, 2020 MIN READSunday Morning Showdown: Trench Warfare — Rolex Vs Grand Seiko Rolex Sea-Dweller 126600 Grand Seiko SLGA001 Ben Hodges Rob Nudds In this Sunday morning column, two of our writers go head-to-head in an epic showdown for the ages. Strong opinions and hysterical hyperbole are welcome (so feel free to join in with the fun in the comments section below). And don’t forget to let us know which watches you’d like to see torn to shreds/effusively exalted next week. We’ll try and feature as many of our readers’ choices as we can. This week, we’ve got another head-to-head for you. It’s getting deep this week. The Rolex Sea-Dweller 126600 is going up against the Grand Seiko SLGA001.
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Riskers Honors Actual-Life Heroes With Inaugural Line Of Trench-Watch-Impressed Timepieces

The wristwatch is a longstanding tradition in horology, dating back over a century to the brave soldiers of the First World War who first attached modified pocket watches to a leather wrist strap for easy accessibility and use during combat. In the intervening years, the wristwatch has evolved into a wide variety of forms and functions, but the new French brand Riskers has reinterpreted the tough, heroic trench watch that started it all. Headed by a team of experts from around the world of luxury watchmaking, including Pierre Guerrier, a former executive at Richemont, and artistic director Malo le Bot, whose design talents have been displayed in watches from Baume et Mercier and Vacheron Constantin, Riskers debuted in November 2019 with a quartet of modern trench watches dedicated to honoring the “Riskers:” those who risk their lives to help or protect others.

This ethos goes far beyond a simple design inspiration, with the marque dedicating a portion of all sales to noble causes cham..

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Riskers Honors Real-Life Heroes With Inaugural Line Of Trench-Watch-Inspired Timepieces

The wristwatch is a longstanding tradition in horology, dating back over a century to the brave soldiers of the First World War who first attached modified pocket watches to a leather wrist strap for easy accessibility and use during combat. In the intervening years, the wristwatch has evolved into a wide variety of forms and functions, but the new French brand Riskers has reinterpreted the tough, heroic trench watch that started it all. Headed by a team of experts from around the world of luxury watchmaking, including Pierre Guerrier, a former executive at Richemont, and artistic director Malo le Bot, whose design talents have been displayed in watches from Baume et Mercier and Vacheron Constantin, Riskers debuted in November 2019 with a quartet of modern trench watches dedicated to honoring the “Riskers:” those who risk their lives to help or protect others.

This ethos goes far beyond a simple design inspiration, with the marque dedicating a portion of all sales to noble causes cham..