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Watch of The Day

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

This is a feed of my instagram photos of my watch of the day.   by

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Sunday, January 5th, 2014

For a while now, I have used Instagram to take daily watch photos, below is a gallery of the photos I have taken so far.  I will update this page as new ones are added. [Show slideshow] 123►   by

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Watch of the day.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Something new, I am going to post watch I am wearing on a daily basis.  For today, my vintage Bulova from 1960. by

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My other watch hobby

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

You know what is fun, really does not cost money, and is watch related at the same time?  Collecting watch catalogs! All you really need to do is dress decently and carry yourself with some confidence and live close to some high end retailers, and you too can collect some watch catalogs.  There are some […]

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Riki Watanabe is one of the most famous industrial designers in Japan.  He worked with Seiko/ALBA (yet another division of Seiko) to create this watch: It’s the Riki AAAA101.   The lines are so simple, yet elegant.  It is also powered by Seiko’s 7S26m which really makes it a very fancy Seiko 5.  Modern, but not […]

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Although the 2 or 3 handed watch/clock on a center pivot is the most commonly accepted form of time keeping, this was not always the case.  There are other ways to tell time.  My wife, Tiffany, and my older brother got me thinking about what else is out there.  Here are a few interesting examples. […]

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Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

I finally made myself a light box (also known as a light tent)  for taking some better photos of small objects, particularly watches.  I would rather spend money on watches than photographic equipment, so I followed these instructions. Ironically, I have not taken a photo of my light box yet, but here are some of […]

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Super macro fun.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Here is a balance wheel from a 7S36. by

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Updated WordPress

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress (2.9), which also required me to update from msSQL 4 to 5.  Hopefully everything looks and works the same. by

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Got it…

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Been busy, but I did get my latest watch, the “Pepsi” bezel Seiko.  I really really like this watch.  The watch even  better than I expected.  I almost never wear the same watch two days in a row, but this watch is an exception.  It is super comfortable on the wrist, the finish is great, […]

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