Monthly Archives: September 2008

Didn’t know that…

One of my favorite watches is my Orange Bullet, a Diver’s watch.  What does it mean to have Diver’s indicated on your watch:  You have to meet ISO 6425 standards: The presence of a unidirectional bezel with at least at … Continue reading

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Watch strap ideas

Here are some possible combinations for watches that I own. That watch: My Seiko “Pepsi”.  It is a Rolex Submariner inspired watch, so it should look great on a NATO “Bond, James Bond” strap: This is the traditional Black and … Continue reading

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Store Review: Movado Company Store, Oak Brook, IL

Store Review: Movado Company Store, Oak Brook, IL Overview: Corporate owned direct sales store Brands sold/spotted: Movado Only Prices: Retail ($250 to $6000) Watch bands/bracelets sold there? No Detailed Review: I am not a huge fan of Movado watches, but … Continue reading

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Pretty Panerai Homage

Here is an original Panerai Luminor Marina: This is the homage Marina Militare: And again, in the really cool blue: The original is about $5100, the homage goes for about $80 to $120 on ebay for the Asian (read, Chinese) … Continue reading

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Store Review: Rogers and Holland, Oak Brook

Rogers and Holland in Oak Brook, IL Overview: Corporate owned mall jewelery store Brands sold/spotted: Hamilton, Citizen, Rado, et al. Prices: Retail Watch bands/bracelets sold there? No Detailed Review: I orginally checked out this store to see the Hamilton watches. … Continue reading

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New Feature

I really like to visit watch stores and stores that sell watches.  Wouldn’t it be nice if someone out there could tell you where you can go and what stores to avoid?  Well, here I am.  I live in a … Continue reading

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