Off the Cuff: Spinnaker Dumas GMT

Given that more and more brands are coming up with their own versions of affordable GMTs utilizing the Seiko NH34 movement, each brand must up the ante with each release. The name of the game now is to provide maximum value to stand out from the crowd. In this respect, the Dumas GMT offers a lot of value for the asking price of $550.

Off the Cuff: RZE Ascentus GMT

Watchmakers around the world must be anticipating a lot of travel in 2023, if the sudden proliferation of new and affordable GMTs is any indication. Seiko may well have gotten the ball rolling with their 5 Sports SSK line, but following hard upon we have seen GMTs from YEMA, Formex, Jack Mason, Nodus, Maen, Serica and Monta. Not to be outdone, RZE is the latest to throw its hat into the ring with the all-new Acsentus GMT, available for preorder today.