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Archive for December, 2007

Ugly Rado

Monday, December 24th, 2007

While Tiff was looking at some jewelery, I was looking at some watches. Very few Automatics out there now. All quartz. It’s a shame, really. Quartz watches have close to zero collectors’ value. Saw a bass ackwards Automatic ‘divers’ watch today. It was a Rado, 300m, but it did not have a rotating bezel, had […]

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Ahh, the Orange Bullet is on my wrist.

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Went to the Mother In Law’s today and got my Christmas gift from her, a Seiko “Orange Bullet” Diver’s watch. It’s a real beauty. Even though it is 42mm in diameter, the lug to lug distance is about 43mm, so no annoying overhang on my dainty wrists. You can see it changing the date in […]

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New Stuff

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Added 3 new reviews: SKH640 Kinetic Two Tone SKXA55K1 “Orange Bullet” Timex Expedition, Military Added 3 “Wishlist” Watches: Invicta 8926 Seiko 5 SNK615K1 Seiko 5 SNKE63K1 I am just getting watch crazy, but I really did need a new hobby. I am really sick of electronics. by

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Ah, the mechanical watch

Monday, December 10th, 2007

Disjointed, drug influenced post below: Tiff bought me a lovely mechanical Seiko watch a few weeks ago as an early Christmas present. Living with it for a month has really given me respect for mechanical watches. I used to wear a hand wound watch for several years, somewhere around 1989 to 1993. I remember I […]

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