Monthly Archives: January 2009

Something new from the Orient

Why what do we have here?  It looks like my first Orient watch.  Who is Orient Watch?  They used to be one of the big three watch makers in Japan, after Seiko and Citizen.  The quartz revolution almost wiped them … Continue reading

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Tools and something new

Got a set of watch tools in the mail, thanks to my lovely wife.  A nice assortment of tools including: A pin remover, which is great for resizing most metal bracelets.  It is easy to use and works well. A … Continue reading

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First NATO strap.

A couple of weeks ago, I picked up my first NATO style strap from one of my favorite watch stores. What is a NATO strap?  It was originally designed for, shocker here, NATO.  It is a long nylon strap that … Continue reading

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