Category Archives: saturation diving

introducing: UhrMechanik

UhrMechanik currently features a flagship collection, the 1000 meters, available with black dial with luminous indexes or luminous dial with black indexes. The 42 mm case features a 60-clicks 45 mm bezel, and a 7 mm thick domed saphire crystal, which bring the total thickness to 17 mm and the water-resistance do 100 bar (static […]

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Introducing: Drass

Hat tip to OceanicTime editor Tlex for pointing out to his May 2010 article for precisions. This year, Italian watchmaker Anonimo unveiled Drass, a spinoff of their eponymous brand. Anonymo has been building watches since 1939, and its history is linked to that of more prestigious Officine Panerai. In activity since 1927, DRASS is the oldest supplier […]

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Introducing: North Eagle Military Watches

Based in Bologna, Italy, North Eagle Military Watches sells Italian armed forces-themed watches. They offer the possibility of using custom dials and their automatic range starts with a Miyota automatic at EUR 220 up to a Dubois-Dépraz modular chronograph for EUR 850. Watches can be ordered directly from their Website at

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Introducing: Azimuth

Azimuth somehow managed to source new old stock vintage movements such as the Fontainemelon 96 and a Marvin/Election hand-wound calibre. They took extreme care in designing limited series of military watch homages that met great success. Featuring vintage movements or modified contemporary UNITAS calibres, those timepieces boast a good reputation and now count amongst the very few watches that […]

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Update on Benarus collections

Since our first presentation of the brand, Benarus has been beefing up its collections with new chunky models. Watch collectors were able to get their hands on the Megalodon, which like the prehistoric shark it takes the name from, is resistant to the strong pressure of deep waters. Two hundred and fifty BAR to be accurate, the […]

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