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Archive for November, 2009


Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

Why do I want more watches?  Why? This one is just calling to me. I know it is a Rolex Submariner homage, but it is a pretty one. It is an Orient 2ER00004D, a hair over $100, just $110 on Amazon.  It looks remarkably like the Rolex 16613. As you can see, on the wrist, […]

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Planned obsolescence

Monday, November 9th, 2009

I was at Target today (not our normal one) and I went past the jewelery counter with a sign that says they will no longer offer watch battery replacements or watch band swaps.  Wow, way to go to save the earth.  Every watch there is a quartz watch that will certainly outlive its battery and […]

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