The timepiece draws inspiration from Britain's Hawker Hunter--a trans-sonic fighter jet that spent more than sixty years patrolling the skies from 1954 to 2014. The prototype for the jet, which used a newly minted Rolls Royce Avon Turbo Engine and a swept-wing design, broke the world record for air speed the year before it became commercially available.
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On Spec: Bencler Rocks Diver
New kid on the block, Bencler, will be launching its stylish Rocks Diver on Kickstarter this week. Inspired by Sicily's Faraglioni of Aci Trezza, the timepiece looks to be a slim and handsome addition to the world of entry-level divers.
Off the Cuff: The Ossington by Locke & King
At first blush, there are a lot of similarities between the brand’s first watch, The James, and this more recent offering. Overall case construction comes to mind. The mid-century styling and the round, wire-like lugs are also familiar. The real differences come in the dial and again in the bezel.