All posts by Ben

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, technologist and watch collector, Ben is the founder of Wristworthy.

An introduction to chronographs movements

When it comes to chronographs, the movement is king, but did you know that there are a number of different ways of making a chronograph movement? Manufacturers will typically charge a hefty premium for a

Not all NATOs are created equal

In the inimitable words of Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale, “ … there are dinner jackets and there are dinner jackets….. this is the latter….” she was of course referring to the truth that not

The problem with an SKX…

They say that there are in fact only two kinds of watch enthusiasts, those who have discovered the Seiko SKX, and those who are yet to discover the SKX! The Seiko SKX is one of

Seiko Launch two “Dawn Grey” Limited Editions for Europe

For the first time ever, Seiko have released two limited edition watches specifically for the European market. These are the Seiko Prospex “Dawn Grey” Turtle SRPD01K1 and Seiko Prospex “Dawn Grey” Samurai SRPD03K1. Each watch

Spending Time: Stowa Flieger Classic 40 Ikarus

The German Flieger or Pilots watch in the form it exists today is more a modern interpretation of traditional pilots watches produced and worn during world war II where these watches were strapped to the

NEWS: Bremont Unveils the ‘Supersonic’ Limited Edition

This evening at an invitation only event at the Design Museum in Kensington, Bremont launched a new limited edition timepiece – The Supersonic. The launch of the Supersonic celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Concorde, and

Haveston’s re-engineered NATO Strap

Earlier this year we wrote an article calling out the issues with traditional NATO watch straps – namely that they add unnecessary bulk to a watch as well as lifting it further away from your

Wristworthy is now available on Flipboard!

We are proud to announce that from today our Wristworthy online magazine is now available on Flipboard. Since starting Wristworthy, we have wanted to deliver a unique perspective and journalistic narrative on watches to the

The Pro’s & Cons of Watch Water Resistance

So you’ve gone out and bought yourself a new watch and after having looked at the water resistance rating declared by the manufacturer you’re confident that it will stand up to the daily lifestyle that

Spending Time: NOMOS Club Campus 38

In the world of watchmaking a brands’ quality & heritage is usually measured by how many centuries it has been in existence.  Brands most often considered ‘high-horology’ such as Vacheron Constantin and Breguet have heritage