Vintage Spotlight : Benrus Sky Chief

BENRUS SKY CHIEF     The Benrus, Sky Chief was first introduced in the 1940’s as a pilot’s watch. Though by today’s standards the modestly sized 36mm case does not instantly indicate an aviation lineage, Benrus based in New York City, became the official supplier to several commercial airlines.       Let’s examine a […]

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Vintage Spotlight: Omega Flightmaster

Before I talk about the Flightmaster itself  let’s first examine the concept of the “Tool” watch, since the Flightmaster was developed as such, being marketed specifically to pilots with the needs of a pilot in mind…with a twist. To put is simply, a Tool watch is a timepiece that has been designed to perform a specific task. […]

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