All posts by Ben

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

NEWS: HODINKEE 10th Anniversary Limited Edition Omega Speedmaster

On Wednesday this week, HODINKEE launched a limited edition Omega Speedmaster celebrating a decade of HODINKEE called the ‘H10’. While it is unsurprising that Omega would take the opportunity to produce a Limited Edition watch,

The five main watch types…

Almost all watches we see today are rooted in one of the five main watch types that have evolved throughout the course of the 20th Century. Today we will take a brief look at what

Spending Time: Hamilton Khaki Field Automatic

The Hamilton khaki field mechanical (reference: H69429901) is a great example of simple, well executed design, implemented at an accessible price point. The  aesthetics deliver an everyday watch with classic proportions coupled with a seemingly

Getting into rubber…

Over the last decade, more and more watch companies are supplying rubber watch straps and with good reason. Once chunky rubber straps were the staple necessity for a divers watch, however as technology, manufacturing processes

The problem with NATO straps…

Over the years I have had many interesting conversations with people who extoll the virtues of NATO straps, however its amazing how many people simple regurgitate what they have been told. While its true that

The chrono-trinity

Chances are if you were looking to buy a chronograph, you would probably choose one of three chronographs. These three watches are the most iconic, most famous and easily recognised chronographs in the world. That’s

Speedmaster “Ultraman”

It never ceases to amaze me how much anticipation, excitement and then outcry follow an Omega release. A year ago in recognition and celebration of the huge community of watch enthusiasts dedicating a specific day

The pointless valve

…..or “why no one needs a helium release valve but everyone has one!” If you’ve been reading articles in the watch world for a year or more it’s likely that you will have come across

An evening with ORIS

This week I had the privilege of being invited to an Oris VIP evening where I had the opportunity to meet with their Chairman Urlich Herzog. I must admit that until very recently, Oris was

Movement snobbery

Have you ever looked down at your watch and either felt a sense of pride or dismay at the movement that it contains? For many buying their first “proper” watch, there may be many things