Around the corner and gentlemen worldwide engaging in ardent debates over Her Royal Majesty’s choice of timepiece for the British Navy and Special Air Services, we have been hard at work to uncover definitive information on the diver’s watch wars.The two traditional camps have always been Swiss Omega and Rolex.
The males of Fromandskorpset (the Frogman Corps) regularly risk their endures worldwide missions. How can we design a watch worth these males? Where did their bond all begin?
Searching back, the particulars in our first contact are not so fascinating - I came back a skipped telephone call while awaiting a flight ticket. It’s no daring raid to save hostages, but fundamental essentials humble origins of the exciting collaboration.
Gucci and the Sowind Group (that produce Girard-Perregaux watches) are both part of the larger PPR luxury group. This familial tie allows for unique creations such as this Gucci version of the well-known high-end Sea Hawk diver from Girard-Perregaux. With the Gucci name on it and a redesigned case, the timepiece is simply called the XL Dive, or sometimes just "Dive." Interestingly, from a price perspective, it opens up a bit below the Girard-Perregaux model, so let's see how it pans out.
The Porsche Design P'6780 Diver watch is a fantastic timepiece for those able to appreciate what it does and where it came from. For everyone else, it will be just another pretty, albeit strange diving watch with a popular name on the dial. While I believe there are still plenty of Porsche Design P'6780 Diver watches out there, I am unclear about the future of this model, since recently Porsche Design severed ties with their former production partner Eterna.
Omega Seamaster and Seamaster Planet Ocean watches get a fair amount of attention at aBlogtoWatch for good reason, and today we are going to look at the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Co-Axial GMT in detail. So why all the love? First of all, we are serious dive watch guys even though not all of us actually dive.