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Parnis Datejust Homage

Parnis Datejust Oh Parnis, why must you tempt me? After working on a bunch of retro gaming repairs, I decided to treat myself to something real nice. In this case, a Parnis Datejust homage, with rhodium dial. Just sit back … Continue reading

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Submariner Vintage Homage

Submariner Vintage Homage Thanks everyone for still visiting this site, I do appreciate the positive comments. Now, off to a review. I would love to be able to get my hands on a vintage Rolex Submariner, something that Sean Connery … Continue reading

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Sterile Dial “The Hulk”

The Hulk For years I have admired the Rolex 11661LV, aka The Hulk. However, I really don’t admire the +$17,000 price tag! It’s an amazing watch, and I have tried it on, but there is no way I could spring … Continue reading

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Coming Soon!

Since I have a bit of extra time, I can start reviewing my large backlog of watches. Something to cheer everyone up when we are sheltered at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. And many more are coming, including … Continue reading

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Luminox Colormark

Luminox Colormark 3067 This watch has a special place in my collection. This rather beefy watch was my departed mother in law’s watch. Years ago, she knew I was a watch collector, so she asked my advice on what watch … Continue reading

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Finally Back

Return and where I’ve been For the last year I have not been able to update this site. I lost my mother in law and my father within 6 weeks of each other. My heart was just not into posting. … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been

I was expecting to have at least 3 new watch posts up, but life had other plans.  About 3 months ago my mother in law died.  Six weeks later my father died.  Heavy stuff for a watch review blog, but … Continue reading

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Vostok Komandirskie #211428 “Battle cruiser”

Vostok Komandirskie #211428 “Battle cruiser” This is my first Vostok watch.  I have heard they are simple, reliable watches that come in hundreds of styles.  The Komandirskie (Commander) watch is a 17 jewel, hand wound watch.  Now that I have … Continue reading

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Site coming back to life

Getting back into the swing of my watch collecting, I discovered I have 2 watches I have not reviewed since getting my grail watch, the Seiko Alpinist, the SARB017.  It is a fine watch, but recently the watch collecting itch … Continue reading

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Marina Militare

When is a Panerai not a  Panerai?  When it is a Parnis Marina Militare. More than a year ago, I purchased a Parnis Marina Militare 42mm, with power reserve, automatic watch.  I purchased this model specifically because it has the … Continue reading

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