Some Good Japanese Watch Brands

May 19, 2016

From cameras to cars, the West has often looked to the Land of the Rising Sun for technological innovation. And Japan’s mammoth watchmaking industry is no exception. While Swiss watchmaking has built its name on heritage, skills honed over generations and jaw-dropping aesthetics above all else, Japan’s watch industry focuses on life-enhancing function more than […]

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Orient 300M Diver Watch

October 31, 2015

Orient has been making its own mechanical movements for about 50 years. Among its top models is this highly functional diver watch in a large 45.7mm-wide chunky steel case. The thick case and sapphire crystal give this Japanese watch 300 meters of water resistance, and obviates the need for a helium release valve. The watch contains a […]

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