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Sad day for affordable watch lovers

I  just read that the owner and founder of the Poor Man’s Watch Forum was shot and killed.  I don’t know all the details, but it is very shocking.  The PMWF let me know you don’t have to break the … Continue reading

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Since I’ve been gone…

In case you have been wondering why posts have been scarce, here is a repost from my main blog: Three weeks ago, Tuesday, June 28, I collapsed on the way back from lunch at work.  I had just walked up … Continue reading

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State of the Collection, September 2010

Still working on my Speedmaster review (there is a lot to say about a fine time piece).  For now, I wanted to summarize my current collection, including what band/bracelet everything is on.  So, click above to see my collection.  All … Continue reading

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Watch lover’s nightmare

In the last 6 months or so, Oakbrook Center Mall (in Illinois) went from being a watch lover’s mecca to almost a desert. They have lost, in order: Bailey Banks & Biddle Swatch company store Movado company store Mont Blanc … Continue reading

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New photo of photo setup

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. So, I … Continue reading

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I need your help

I have a wife and child, so I can’t pick up watches every day of the week. So, I come to you, dear readers, for watch reviews.  Any watch under $500 is just fine for me.  There are enough sites … Continue reading

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