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Archive for August, 2008

Vintage fun

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Been thinking about what my next watch should be.  I saw a nice Bulova hand wind in an antique store, for only $45!  It was decent looking, but the bracelet was awful (twist-o-flex), also known as a hair grabber.  It was a little small, but very thin.  It was a hand wind, only, with no […]

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Cream Faced

Monday, August 18th, 2008

I am looking for a nice cream or white faced watch.  I don’t have any ‘nice’ watches right now that fit that bill.  Here are a few I like: SNZE85 A Seiko 5 Sport SNZE85K1.  A really nice looking watch that is not too big (40mm), has a 22mm lug width, so it can share […]

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Monday, August 18th, 2008

Finally got to see some Panerai watches.  As you may know, they were the official watches of the Italian navy, including their divers.  They are huge, almost ugly, but very popular, with many homages out there.  I was able to try some on at C.D. Peacock. The first one I tried on was the Luminor […]

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A fun fish photo.

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

We got a new goldfish, and I noticed it looked pretty similar in color to my Orange Seiko Diver, so I tried a few quick shots.  A diver in its natural element! by

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