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Vostok Amphibia 1967 Scuba Dude

Today on “MicroSunday” here on Watchinsight.com we are taking a closer look at the Vostok Amphibia 1967 Scuba Dude. I can almost hear you thinking, what?! A Russian diver in the 100 dollar range?! Well, yes. Why not! Russian divers are becomming more and more popular these days and if you look at the various […]

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 […]

Mainspring; Components off watches explained.

The spring driven movement is one of mankind’s oldest machines and if we were to believe the famous sociologist Lewis Mumford, then the decisive machine of the modern industrial age was not the steam engine. It was the clock, a piece of power-machinery whose ‘product’ is seconds and minutes. The essential nature of the clock […]

Maranez Undercover this weeks MicroSunday

Today on “MicroSunday” here on Watchinsight.com we are taking a closer look at a ideal holiday watch. Normally we do micro brand reviews on Sunday, that’s why it’s called MicroSunday, but with the holiday season starting next Friday I think it is appropriate to write something about a good holiday watch. And for this occasion […]

Borealis Scorpionfish on MicroSunday

Today on “MicroSunday” here on Watchinsight.com we are taking a closer look at the Borealis Scorpionfish. If you google scorpionfish, the result of it is that you are looking at a family of bad ass marine fish that includes many of the world’s venomous species. Living up to depths of 2000 meters and mostly in […]

MicroSunday with the Magrette Vantage

Today on “MicroSunday” here on Watchinsight.com we are taking a closer look at the Magrette Vantage founded in  the city of sails, Auckland New Zealand,  by Dion Wynyard Mc Asey.  To me New Zealand is all about Maori culture, breathtaking nature,  ancient forests, volcanic landscapes, north and south, beautiful coastlines and of course Abel Tasman. […]

The basics of watch technology.

“Ticking of a mechanical timepiece is the heartbeat of human culture” – Robert Lewin (American Psychologist) Most of us, at some point in our life, have been fascinated by mechanical pieces and as a result of this newfound curiosity made an attempt to understand its underlying principle. In this spirit of inquisitiveness, I was tempted […]