Monthly Archives: August 2010

Waltham Vintage Hi-beat

Watch review Waltham Vintage, High Beat. I picked this one up on impulse, along with a quartz Seiko.  It is a surprisingly clean watch, with a 8 bps movement (28,800 BPH) that keeps great time.  I have not even polished … Continue reading

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Watch Review, Seiko SQ Quartz, 1990

This is one of my latest finds (which was free, since I am a ‘good’ customer) is a Seiko Quartz watch from 1990.  It was in pretty sorry shape when I got it: Pretty sad looking for a watch which … Continue reading

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Dave’s Home for Wayward Wristwatches

Picked up two new-to-me watches, one is a fine, high beat Waltham, hand wound watch: It is a surprisingly clean watch, with a 8 bps movement (28,800 BPH) that keeps great time.  I have not even polished the crystal.  Just … Continue reading

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Vintage vs. Modern

Vintage Vs. Modern As you may have noticed, my collection of watches is split between modern and vintage pieces. Why? The are many reasons, cost, style, practicality, and general coolness sums up why I have both types. Why modern? With … Continue reading

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Watch lover’s nightmare

In the last 6 months or so, Oakbrook Center Mall (in Illinois) went from being a watch lover’s mecca to almost a desert. They have lost, in order: Bailey Banks & Biddle Swatch company store Movado company store Mont Blanc … Continue reading

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