DuFa originates from 1920 in Leipzig, Germany and was registered by the famed Etzold & Popitz watch and clock factory that produced its best work before WW2. The company produces classic, timeless German designed timepieces around the Bauhaus design. I had a chance to check out the Gotha GMT watch by Deutsche Uhrenfabrik and here are my thoughts.







The Gotha GMT features dual time, sub-seconds dial at 2.5, applied bar markers, and a cushion case. The watches comes in 5 configuration with which I chose the Gold case. Other features include a Swiss Quartz 2 Hands Multifunction(Small Second, Date and GMT), 40mm case, 11mm thickness, Gold Ionic Plating, and genuine leather strap.


COLLECTION: Gotha GMT
MODEL: DF-9005-03
MOVEMENT: Swiss Parts Quartz 2 Hands Multifunction (Small Second, Date and GMT)
CASE: 316L Stainless Steel
CASE DIAMETER (mm): 40
CASE THICKNESS (mm): 11
CASE SHAPE: Round
CASE COLOUR: Ionic Plating – Gold
DIAL COLOUR: White
BAND: Genuine Leather Strap
BAND COLOUR: Black
BUCKLE: Strap Buckle
BAND WIDTH (mm): 20/18
WATER RESISTANCE: 3ATM
WATCH WEIGHT (g): 65
WARRANTY: 2 Years International


The Gotha GMT by DuFa is a classic dress watch with GMT function. The German Made watch excludes class and elegance. I like the modern size case and the Bauhaus design of the Deutsche Uhrenfabrik watches.

9.5 Out of 10

The DuFa Gotha GMT is reasonably price at €320.00 and can be purchase today HERE

Disclosure: Manufacture supplied review sample


A new startup, Tulipe Noire is re-imagining women’s watches with it’s first watch model. The Tulipe Noire Mechanical Diamond Watch features genuine diamonds, mechanical movement, mother of pearl dial and leather strap.

Specs
Bracelet 18mm wide stainless steel 5-row individual link and “butterfly” double-deployment clasp with side pushers, sizable between 195mm and 125mm

Case Polished stainless steel with 4-screw case-back, logo stamped on the case-back and anodized aluminum insert. Dimension: 38xmm wide x32mmx10mm thick
Limited edition and individual serial number engraved on every watch

Crown 8mm stainless steel with color anodized aluminum inserts

Crystal – Anti-reflective Mineral (K1)

Dial Mother of pearl and applied indexes, contrast colored hands and double pendulum style second-hand Medallion in the center of the dial in stainless steel and prong set diamonds

Diamonds Clarity: VS1 cut: brilliant-full color: white (D-G) 1mm, 1.3mm and 1.5mm and black diamond: 1.5mm Total carat weight varies per individual style

Leather straps Vegetable Tanned Natural calf leather(100% made in Italy), genuine Crocodile, Lizard, Ostrich when applicable on selected models, perforated leather lining, stainless steel 18mm thorn buckle

Miyota by Citizen Caliber 8N33 Mechanical Skeleton 17 jewels hand-wind >40h power reserve after full winding

316L surgical grade stainless steel, nickel-free and non-allergenic

5ATM – 50 meter: suitable for light swimming (leather straps are not water resistant)

Head over to Kickstarter for the campaign HERE


The latest prototype shot of the Grey Seal Series Watch with navy dial and mesh strap. The watch will feature Miyota 9015, sapphire glass with inside AR, rotating inner bezel, stainless 316, case 44mm, mesh bracket 22mm + leather NATO strap. Price about 300-350 euro with shipping anywhere in the world. The current target is for a January 2016 release.

Check out their Facebook page HERE for updates


Bernhardt Watch Company is bringing back the Globemaster watch to the market. You can presale the new Globemaster for $574 shipped in US(add $30 for International). To be paid in full to paypal ID: bernhardtwatch@aol.com

Pre Sale ends midnight October 11, 2015
Regular Price: $ 674 plus shipping
Delivery approximately 4 months

Bernhardt Watch Company is offering a pre sale of the Globemaster ll.
Limited edition of 500 pieces!
Specs: ETA 2836(modified for GMT)
42 mm(excluding signed crown)
Water resistant to 200 meters
Sapphire crystal
316-L case and bracelet(sized with screws)
Finish(all brushed)
2 year warranty
Zippered travel case
Color options:
Black dial/ black 24 hour bezel
Blue dial/ orange & blue bezel
Black dial/ green & silver bezel
Black dial/ blue & black bezel

via Watchuseek forums HERE


Helm Watches Vanuatu 300m Automatic diver is now available for sale. Buy it now for $350 plus $45 worldwide shipping HERE

WHAT YOU GET:

Vanuatu 300m Automatic Watch

Stainless Steel Bracelet
NS1 Nylon Strap (your choice of 4 colors)

CASE:

Brushed 316L Stainless Steel
Integrated Crown Guards
Screw Down Caseback
Diameter (12H to 6H): 42 mm
Diameter (9H to 3H, with crown): 45.75 mm
Lug to Lug: 50 mm
Lug Width: 22 mm
Height: 14 mm

CROWN:

Brushed 316L Stainless Steel
Screw Down
Position: 3 o’clock
Diameter: 8 mm

MOVEMENT:

Seiko Instruments NH35 (Automatic Mechanical)
Hacking and Manual Winding Functions
Accuracy: -25 ~ +35 seconds/day
Beats Per Hour: 21,600
24 Jewels
Power Reserve: 40 Hours

DIAL & HANDS:

Dial: Matte Black with Luminescent Hour Markers (off-white body color with blue afterglow)
Hands: Luminescent Hour, Minute & Second Hands (off-white body color with blue afterglow)
Date Window: 6 o’clock

BEZEL:

316L Stainless Steel
Diameter: 43 mm
Stainless Steel Insert with Black PVD Coating
Markings: White Oil + Luminescent (at 5 minute marks)
120-Click, Unidirectional Rotation

CRYSTAL:

Flat Sapphire with Internal Anti-Reflective Coating

BAND:

Stainless Steel Bracelet and Folding Clasp with Brushed Finish (22 mm Bracelet Tapers to 20 mm at Clasp)
NS1 Nylon Strap with Brushed Stainless Steel Buckle and Keeper Rings

WATER RESISTANCE:

300 m / 30 atm / 990 ft
Tested in accordance with ISO 6425:1996

WEIGHT:

With Stainless Bracelet (full length): 225 grams
With NS1 Nylon Strap: 120 grams

ACCESSORIES:

The LS1 Leather Strap and LS2 Leather Strap pictured at left are available separately, and at a discount when purchased with a watch.


Griffin Emblem is launching 4 new watch models on Indiegogo now. The company have already launch several crowdfunding projects in the past and the Draxas is the latest model.



The Draxas features 4 watch models that feauture 316L Stainless Steel, Seiko SII Quartz movement, Sapphire Crystal and calendar(models 1501, 1503, 1506) or Chronograph(model 1506 only).












Specifications of the watches

All 316L Stainless Steel

SEIKO Instrument Inc. SII Movement (Made in Japan)

Sapphire Cystal

Calendar (models 1501, 1503, 1506)

Chronograph (model 1506 only)

Unique serial number on the back

Water-resistant to 5 ATM (50 meters)

Genuine Leather Strap or Metal strap (see the perk)

Approx. band width: 22-20mm

Length leather strap 160-220mm

Length metal strap 160-240mm

Approx. case diameter: 38.5mm

Thickness :

8.1mm for models 1501,1503,1505.
9.85mm for model 1506

For Men & Women


Check out the Indiegogo campaign HERE


The Cherwell is the first watch model from new Microbrand, Marloe Watches. The Marloe Watches Cherwell was designed in Scotland and inspired by the prestigious university city of Oxford, this timepiece is named after the River Cherwell which meanders through this City of Dreaming Spires.


Marloe Watches focuses on hand-wound movements and this one is powered by a Seagull movement. It also features a multi-layered sandwich dial and a double-domed sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating.


Specs
42.4mm diameter x 12mm High (Lugs to Zenith)
20mm lug width, 48mm top to toe
Hand wound movement 21,600bph
Power Reserve of over 50 Hours
Double-domed sapphire crystal with AR coating
Exhibition Case-Back with engraving
Multi-layered dial
5 ATM


We will post an update once the Kickstarter campaign gets started. Check out the official Marloe Watches website HERE


Manchester Watch Works is very close to hitting it’s $29,000 goal. The company is $1469 away from hitting it’s target goal. MWW is offering up the black Westminster, white Vergennes and Blue dial Monarch at incredible savings. You can buy a watch for as little as $189 a savings of $80 off the retail price of $269.

The watches will start shipping March 2016 and this won’t happen without your help getting the final tally.

Head over to Kickstarter to fund this project HERE


Created by Mark Demos, the founder of the company and teamed with John Cupit, at the time a car design Director for Nissan Design America in La Jolla, to develop watches with a “cruiser” motorcycle design in mind. The company produces watches with a motorcycle themed design. The company currently has two models, the chain watch and the tread watch. The two watches come with various color dials and bracelets as well as brush and polished finishes.


The Tread Watch features a tread like rubber tire strap with a square case. The watch is heavy, rugged and perfect for the biker or watch enthusiast. At only $150 the tread watch is a serious bargain for fans of unique and tough watches.


Demos Chain watch concept is based around the motorcycle chain with added elements of bike parts added to it. The concept is original and different than any other watch on the market. The chain watch is priced an affordable $225. Those that have a love for classic motorcycles and watches will like the watches from Demos watch co.


Head over to Demos Watches to order your very own watch HERE


Swiss Military latest watch the Tank features a Ronda cal. 517 Swiss Made quartz mvt., silver dial, stainless steel case/mesh bracelet, screw-down crown, sapphire crystal, 20atm / 200m water resistance. Expect more details on the watch as we get it.