Category Archives: New Watches

Watch Review: Vintage Waltham Small Seconds

Vintage Waltham, Small Seconds When going to my usual antique store for vintage watches, the owner said he had a new shipment for me.  Did he ever!  I picked up two watches.  This was the first I pulled out the … Continue reading

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3 new reviews coming

As a teaser, 3 new watch reviews are coming, 2 Timex’s and  Waltham. by

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Caravelle, Vintage

Vintage Caravelle, Hand Wind aWhat we have here is a simple, hand wound Caravelle watch (by Bulova) made in 1969.  It has a 7 or 17 jewel (probably 17) Citizen made movement.  It is a Japan made watch, with Ttritium … Continue reading

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Watch Review: Timex vintage 46150

Review Timex 46150 from 1973 As part of my expanding vintage watch collection, I have added a Timex Automatic watch from 1973. It has a nice mid seventies look to it, complete with pillow shaped case and abstract styling. The … Continue reading

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Watch Review, Lucern De Luxe

Lucerne De Luxe Diver’s Style Picked this watch with 2 others as part of my ongoing vintage watch collecting.  It looks like an 70’s style ‘Diver’s’ watch.  It in no way is actually a diver’s watch, since it is not … Continue reading

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Triple Play

Went to a local vintage store (my secret) and picked up 3 new watches! Above is a quick and dirty ‘before’ shot of them.  From left to right, a Caravelle hand wound watch from 1969, then a Timex Automatic from … Continue reading

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New Watch: Gruen vintage

Got a nice score from a funky antique shop today, a Gruen hand wind dress watch! This is the untouched watch, with a wonderful linen pattern dial.  It is a 17 jewel Swiss made hand wind movement, cased in base … Continue reading

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My new watch, the Orient 2ER00004D

2ER00004D This is my second Orient watch, and I must say, I am very pleased with it.  It very obvious homage to the Rolex 16613, which is probably my favorite Rolex ever made.  That being said, the real deal costs … Continue reading

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First J. Springs

J. Springs Model BEB006 Here it is, my first J. Springs.  It is made by SII, Seiko Instruments, Inc.  J. Springs is short for Japan Springs.  SII happens to make all of Seiko’s springs and advanced alloys.  Every other watch … Continue reading

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SKX033K Review

SKX033K This is my first “Pepsi” style ‘Divers’ watch.  It is not a true diver, since it lacks:  More than 100m water resistance and unidirectional rotating bezel.  That being said, I am not a diver, and if I was, I … Continue reading

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