In 1953 three timepieces were introduced that are considered the first dive watches to come to market, they were the Blancpain FiftyFathoms, the Zodiac Super Seawolf, and the Rolex Submariner. So, what made these dive watches, and how has that definition changed over time?
In-Depth: A Brief Exploration Of Funky Dive Watch Features
Three technologies that surprisingly made their way into dive watches.
Originally published by Cole Pennington on HODINKEE, June 9th 2022
Humankind's quest to conquer the ocean has often resulted in technological innovations that blur the line between science fiction
Hands-On: Tudor's New Silver Dive Watch- The Black Bay Fifty-Eight 925
In the shock of the season, Tudor made a diver from a most unusual material. Here's our review.
Originally published by James Stacey on HODINKEE, April 19th 2021
Since returning to the US in 2013, Tudor has
In-Depth: Deciphering Dive Watch Markings
These seemingly simple watches are sometimes not so simple.
Originally published by Jason Heaton on HODINKEE, May 14th 2018
The dive watch is a simple creature, a “blunt instrument” if you will, with a simple but important brief: track elapsed time legibly under
Chronograph Vs. Dive Watch: Which Is More Practical For Real Life Timing?
Both were borne out of necessity, but is one really superior to the other in the rough and tumble real world?
Originally published by Jack Forster on HODINKEE, July 27th 2017
The chronograph and the diver's
What Makes A Great Dive Watch?
Dive watches 101: the how and why of subaqueous timepieces.
Originally published by HODINKEE Shop, June 19th 2021
At this point in their nearly 75 years of existence, dive watches seem relatively well understood. Often seen as the default sport watch, and