Homage Watches: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There isn’t a watch enthusiast in the world who’s not familiar with the term homage watch and homages are one of the most polarizing and divisive topics in an otherwise very well-intentioned, supportive and friendly hobby. Some people swear by them (there’s even some with collections comprised solely of homage watches), while others consider the mere mention of the H-word as a horological blasphemy. But why is that?

In my opinion, one of the main issues is the very broad definition of the word homage and the different meanings people attribute to it. So, what exactly does homage watch means? Continue reading “Homage Watches: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”

MW Timepieces -A Guitar Inspired Dive Watch – Interview 

 MW Timepieces – Interview 

Please tell me a little about yourselves. Where do you come from, where do you live, what are you doing a single day, your hobbies?

My name is Adrian, I am from Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently I am running my own business as a microbrand retailer for Indonesian market, running my own Youtube channel, importing business and currently running my design studio including building my own watch brand which is MW Timepieces. Continue reading “MW Timepieces -A Guitar Inspired Dive Watch – Interview “

Buying an SKX in 2022

The SKX is a watch that needs no introduction – in fact, if you haven’t heard of it, you must’ve been living under a horological rock in the past decade. It was the favorite watch of newbies and seasoned collectors-alike, the go-to piece for YouTube reviewers trying to get their channels off the ground, the darling of the Instagram watch community and the champion of the watch bloggers and forum-members. Chances were, if someone asked for a recommendation for a first watch or a watch on a tight budget, the SKX was certain to pop up among the suggestions and more often than not, it was gonna be on the top of the list.

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Hamilton Jazzmaster Traveler – a different kind of GMT

Certain types of watches have a special kind of allure – just like a good dive watch evokes a sense of adventure, the same can be said for GMT watches – strapping one to you wrist can instantly make you feel like a globetrotter, travelling across the world, skipping through different time zones, all the while you watch effortlessly keeps track of your local, as well as your home time.

And without a GMT in my collection, I thought it was high time I addressed that issue. Enter the Hamilton Jazzmaster Traveler.

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