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Archive for June, 2010

Watch Review: Vintage Waltham Small Seconds

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Vintage Waltham, Small Seconds When going to my usual antique store for vintage watches, the owner said he had a new shipment for me.  Did he ever!  I picked up two watches.  This was the first I pulled out the bucket.  A stunning, blue, Waltham watch, with small seconds.  I really wanted a small seconds […]

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3 new reviews coming

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

As a teaser, 3 new watch reviews are coming, 2 Timex’s and  Waltham. by

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Caravelle, Vintage

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Vintage Caravelle, Hand Wind aWhat we have here is a simple, hand wound Caravelle watch (by Bulova) made in 1969.  It has a 7 or 17 jewel (probably 17) Citizen made movement.  It is a Japan made watch, with Ttritium painted dial.  The dial is a subtle, satin finish with Arabic markers.  The hands are […]

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Watch Review: Timex vintage 46150

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Review Timex 46150 from 1973 As part of my expanding vintage watch collection, I have added a Timex Automatic watch from 1973. It has a nice mid seventies look to it, complete with pillow shaped case and abstract styling. The dial is a gray metallic with ‘H’ shaped markers with a splash of red on […]

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