Entries by Jacco Lodewikus

Maurice Lacroix Pontos S Diver Blue Devil Limited

Maurice Lacroix recently introduced the Pontos S Diver Blue Devil. The watch is limited to 100 pieces. The Pontos S Diver is one of the most performance oriented Maurice Lacroix watches available. With 60atm of water resistance, screw-down crowns for both time adjustment and the internal rotating timing bezel and a helium escape valve. The performance oriented, limited […]

Grönefeld did it again! Second GPHG award for best Mens Watch.

Our fellow Dutch man Bart and Tim Grönefeld did it again, they received their second GPGH award. This time for their Grönefeld 1941 Remontoire as best Men’s Watch. The GPHG is considered the ‘Oscars of Watchmaking’ and was held at the Théâtre du Léman in Geneva, Switzerland on November 10th, 2016. More than 1.500 guests attended […]

Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman Titanium Review

The Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman was introduced at Baselworld 2016 and now Watchinsight got it for review. Not the normal edition but the titanium 46 mm.  The watch is inspired by the watches Hamilton created for the US naval “frogmen” teams in the first and second world-war. It was also  featured in the 1951 smash-hit movie The Frogmen. […]

Use of a watch winder

Watch winders come in various sizes and forms. But there is lot of discussion about the usage of watch winders. Some watchbrands even deliver there watch with a watch winder. But is a watch winder useful and can it damage your watch? What is a watch winder? A watch winder is a device which winds watches with […]

Ulysse Nardin Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon

For the boat lovers amongst us, Ulysse Nardin introduces the Grand Deck Marine Tourbillon. On the dial, hand-crafted wood marquetry evokes a ship’s deck, while the time display is original and creative: a boom pulled by super-strong nanowires indicates the minutes, while the hours are displayed on two concentric disks. The patented device, which is regu-lated by […]

What to expect from Basel 2016?!

Bart (founder/CEO/contributor) of Watchinsight said; I don’t know what to expect from Basel 2016. The same question came to my mind. But what’s to expect from the biggest yearly watch event where the most brands are presenting there new products for 2016? Simple: new watches. This is obvious, but I’m referring to the expectations about […]


Last year there was a lot of fuzz before and during the biggest watch fair, Baselworld. The subject; smartwatch.  But why? Because Apple would introduce there smartwatch later that year and they hired some well-known people from the Swiss watch industry. How would this influence the watch market and what was to expect? The most ridicule part […]