Monthly Archives: April 2009

Store Review, Bailey Banks and Biddle, Oakbrook, IL

Store Review: Bailey Banks and Biddle, Oakbrook, IL Overview: Chain jewelery store Brands sold/spotted:  TAG Heuer, Omega, Zenith, Breitling, many others. Prices: Retail ($750 to $15000+) Watch bands/bracelets sold there? No Detailed Review: I must say, if you are willing … Continue reading

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Book Review, Practical Watch Repairing

Here is a new feature for this blog, a book review! Title: Practical Watch Repairing Author: Donald de Carle, Illustrated by: E.A.Ayres ISBN:978-1-60239-357-8 © 2008 Don’t be fooled by the copyright date, this book was originally written in the mid … Continue reading

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Store Review, Macy’s, Oakbrook, IL

Store Review: Macy’s, Oakbrook, IL Overview: Chain department store Brands sold/spotted: Fossil, Nautica, TAG Heuer, Seiko, Citizen, many more. Prices: Retail ($40 to $9000+) Watch bands/bracelets sold there? No Detailed Review: This store has two watch sections, a fine watch … Continue reading

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Store Review, Nordstrom, Oakbrook, IL

Store Review: Nordstrom, Oakbrook, IL Overview: Chain department store Brands sold/spotted: Zodiac, Baume and Mercier, Longiness, AK, et al. Prices: Retail ($40 to $4000) Watch bands/bracelets sold there? No Detailed Review: This store has one watch counter with a very … Continue reading

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Interesting new Fossils

Got a flyer in the mail for Fossil and on the back cover they have some decent looking Speedmaster look-a-likes: Basic Black: And a neat green: There is also a white one, but with white on white hands and dial, … Continue reading

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