Timex have kicked off their 2020 novelty releases with what will either be another smash hit, or the first signs of Batman fatigue. Called the Timex M79 Automatic, the three-hander timepiece is, if anything, a continuation from the American watchmaker's cult release of 2019, the Q Timex 1979 Reissue "Pepsi". And while the new M79 retains the same case design, there are a fair few changes to this watch compared to last year's iteration, some obvious, others not so much. For a start, and perhaps most notably, the iconic red and blue "Pepsi" bezel is gone, and in its place a *cough* familiar black and blue bezel has found its way onto the stainless steel case. Timex is also keen to point out that the bezel of the M79, unlike the Q, is unidirectional and ratcheting in nature. Another big change is that the case is well … bigger up by 2mm compared to the Q, to be precise. That means that the distinctive case now measures in at an arguably more crowd-pleasing 40mm across. The increased size of the case is largely because of the other major change to this vogue timepiece. Gone is the quartz movement of…

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