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Deaumar Ensign Review – Launch Edition

Deaumar Ensign Review – Launch Edition

Deaumar Ensign Review For those of you who have been readers of TheWatchFace for a while, you may remember that in the early days I was lucky enough to review the prototype of this watch (Deaumar Ensign Prototype Review). Now, around 6 months later, this watch

Deaumar Chronova Prototype Review

Deaumar Chronova Prototype Review

Deaumar Chronova Prototype Review Tony from Deaumar watches was kind enough to lend me some of their prototypes for their newest model. It is a vintage inspired racing chronograph watch, using a Seiko Mecha-Quartz movement (a hybrid quartz and mechanical movement) for the chronograph function.

Hamilton Khaki Chronograph Review

Hamilton Khaki Chronograph Review

Hamilton Khaki Chronograph Review After 10 years as a watch enthusiast, I have completely lost count of how many watches I’ve bought and then sold; certainly over 100 but I have no idea the true number.  But do you know the number of watches I’ve

Seiko Alpinist Review

Seiko Alpinist Review

Seiko Alpinist Review Until recently Seiko was a brand I cared very little for. Sure, I had read many glowing reviews of a number of their watches and watched several videos pointing out what great value for money they were, yet I still held the

Seiko Pogue Review

Seiko Pogue Review

Seiko Pogue Review Last weekend I visited a watch fair in the Netherlands. Of course with the best intentions of not buying anything but we all know how that goes… I was browsing through all the stands willed with nice vintage Omegas, Tissots and Rolex

Orient Mako Review

Orient Mako Review

Orient Mako Review The Orient Mako is an affordable diver’s watch made by Orient Watch Co and can be had for almost half of what the legendary Seiko SKX009 costs, which in my opinion makes this one of the best affordable diver’s watches in the

Swatch Sistem51 Review

Swatch Sistem51 Review

Swatch Sistem51 Review The Swatch Sistem51 is something truly unique in the modern affordable mechanical watch market, I got my hands on one recently and decided to write a review on it telling you what I think after over a month of ownership. Even though this

Seiko Turtle Review

Seiko Turtle Review

Seiko Turtle Review Some of you may know, or may have read the “about me” blurb at the end of my reviews, that I have my own watch company, Deaumar. Now, I’m not here to brag about how ace my first watch, the Ensign is,

Hamilton Khaki Review

Hamilton Khaki Review

Hamilton Khaki Review Okay, full disclosure. Before I even received this piece it had huge sentimental value to me. I was able to purchase this watch thanks to my Grandpa who left me some money when he passed away to buy myself a watch for

Seiko 5 Rally Diver Review

Seiko 5 Rally Diver Review

Seiko 5 Rally Diver Review Seiko are my favourite watch brand. Always have been. Being born in the late 70s meant that my childhood Bond was Roger Moore. His gadget laden Seikos had a lasting effect on me. They were the coolest watches ever. That