Monthly Archives: March 2008

Watch disappointment and excitement.

Finally got my belated Orvis watch birthday present. From the moment I saw it, I didn’t like it. The face of it was huge and an ugly shade of brown. The movement was an ugly Chinese Seagull movement, nothing like … Continue reading

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CH-2365 Red Speedway Review

  CH-2365 Fossil Red Speedway Fossil red faced 12 hour chronograph, 3 sub dials. General Comments: This is my first analog quartz chronograph. We went out browsing at an outlet mall to get out of the house and Tiffany spotted … Continue reading

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Score!!!

Went to the Fossil outlet store, and Tiffany spotted this beauty: It’s a 12 hour quartz chronograph, with date.  It’s 42mm in diameter, so not too large, no larger than my Orange Bullet.  The overall fit and finish is excellent.  … Continue reading

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Back to desiring a chronograph

The one watch I am lacking from my small, but growing, collection is a chronograph. I had an analog/digital Timex chronograph, but that crapped out after about a year. Not a good sign. I want to stick to Seiko but … Continue reading

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I guess I don’t like many expensive watches.

Went for a walk at lunch today, finally some good weather. Went to a local jeweler and tried on some pricier timepieces. I think beyond $500 or so, you have a timepiece instead of a watch. Well, it is still … Continue reading

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2 watches, 1 birthday.

Turns out, in addition to my Seiko 5 Black, I am getting another watch: This will be the next watch, another automatic. It is an Orvis Automatic Field Watch, a larger watch, but it should be easy to read. I … Continue reading

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How not to sell a $2150 watch.

I was looking at Baily Banks and Biddle *again* and looking at this watch: It’s a Breitling, SuperOcean in Coral. Pretty nice looking watch. The bezel turned well, with a little slop. Only 60 clicks, but acceptable. Oh, did I … Continue reading

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Initial Impressions of my latest watch.

  Seiko SNKE03J1 Black All Black PVD Seiko 5 automatic General Comments: This is my fourth automatic watch.  This is another watch bought by Tiffany, the greatest wife in the world, for my 34th birthday. It sparkles on the wrist … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Feeling a little sick today, but I did get a great Birthday Gift, a new watch!  (I just love watches, always have, probably always will.) It’s an all black Seiko 5.  It is my first PVD watch, which is a … Continue reading

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