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Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: July 21, 2015

Two hardcore divers, a titanium startup, a watch from Detroit that's not a Shinola, a music box shaped like a TIE Fighter and more.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: May 19, 2015

A new American watch brand, fluid dynamics from HYT, Luminox turns 25 and Frank Sinatra turns 100.

Ticking off the week's news in watches

This Week in Watches: September 3, 2014

This Week in Watches: Richard Mille's RM 11 Flyback Chronograph, new versions of Luminox's P-38 Lightning, the HODINKEE Music Machine 2, a tough Victorinox and much more.

Timekeeping
Navigating a tricky airspace

Time Is Money: The Luminox P-38 Lightning GMT

Do fighter planes have clocks? I ask myself when I look at Luminox's P-38 Lightning GMT ($500+). If they did, they'd certainly look like this one. That's the point: the P-38 is part of Luminox's line of "Air"-inspired watches. The question, as always, is: is it worth it the price tag?

Playing the Field

Watches Tough Enough to Wear in the Field

Field watches tend to be ignored among the tool watch set, mostly because their definition is a bit less clear than divers' or pilots' watches. In fact, a field watch's rugged build and clear dial markings makes it the perfect candidate for all sorts of expeditions. These five are particularly excellent candidates for bumps and bruises, be they from scree-scrambling, brush-clearing or desk-bumping.

We Tick Off the Latest in Watch News

This Week in Watches: April 22, 2014

This Week in Watches we examine Swatches gone large, Fliegers gone small, space Luminoxes, ceramic Bell & Rosses and more.

Timekeeping

Today in Gear: January 16, 2014

Today in Gear, we find a good fowl vodka, an Audi for dealing with death threats, a blinged-out Nike FuelBand and much more.

TIG
Night Moves

Luminox RECON NAV SPC

The new Luminox RECON NAV SPC ($450) (that’s reconnaissance team navigation specialist for you civilians out there) is 46 millimeters of tough black carbon-reinforced polycarbonate strapped down with a specially designed synthetic strap. It's got all the trappings of an orienteer's best friend.

Timekeeping
No time for fools

Luminox F-117 Nighthawk 6400

If you’re in the hunt for a tough-as-nails watch that is noticeably unnoticeable, look no further than the Luminox F-117 Nighthawk 6400. Made with a low-key brushed black stainless steel, it’s beautifully stealthy and will be a welcomed addition to a military jacket and a pair of boots. With anti-reflective sapphire glass (for those “under-cover-of-darkness”...

If you're going to lead, you better know what time it is

Luminox Recon Point Man Watch

Luminox’s new Recon series was developed with the military professional in mind. That goal is clearly articulated by the line’s first offering, the Recon Point Man ($320). Designed in collaboration with former Swiss Army Military Security NCO Andrea Micheli, this rugged analog diver is perfect for not only the battlefield, but also for slightly less...

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