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Deals of the Day: 06/23/2021
Posted by John H. on June 23, 2021

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time “Mojito” (SRPE45) – $299 The Seiko Presage collection is known for their gorgeous, eye-catching dials, and the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time “Mojito” (SRPE45) is no exception. It features an intricate, embossed dial pattern reminiscent of a cut-glass cocktail tumbler. If you’re looking to get on the green watch hype train without […]

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Review

Autodromo Group B Series 2 Automatic Watch Review
Posted by Nick L. on June 23, 2021

A racing watch is a different thing from a car watch. A car watch sometimes isn’t even a chronograph, but typically features styling cues taken from a car. Perhaps it has a fake redline from a rev counter across the dial. Car watches are difficult to execute well, but I’m reviewing a car watch anyway. It’s the Autodromo Group B. My favorite from the popular microbrand.

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Review

Original vs. Midsize “Casioak” Watches: Is the GMAS Only For Women? – Casio G-Shock GAMAS2100 vs. GA2100
Posted by Nick L. on June 16, 2021

It’s been over a year since I originally reviewed the Casio G-Shock GA2110SU (also known within watch collecting circles as the “Casioak”). I would have thought by now that supply would have caught up with demand, but many of the colors are still often sold out. Unsurprisingly, Casio has continued to capitalize on the popularity of the series by releasing a new line of slightly smaller Casioaks. The watches are marketed as being for women, but in my opinion, some (or all) of the colors could also be worn by a man with a smaller wrist, or just one who prefers smaller sized watches.

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Deals

Deals of the Day: 06/16/2021
Posted by John H. on June 16, 2021

Omega Constellation Globemaster (130.30.39.21.03.001) – $3,700 The Omega Constellation Globemaster (130.30.39.21.03.001) is arguably one of Omega’s most versatile pieces, and is the world’s first Master Chronometer. In short, this means the Omega Globemaster runs within the chronometer specifications (0 – +5 seconds per day on average) and is anti-magnetic up to 15,000 gauss. It’s also […]

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Deals

Deals of the Day: 05/26/2021
Posted by John H. on May 26, 2021

Seiko Giugiaro x White Mountaineering (SCED065) – $300 The Seiko x Giugiaro relationship is one of the most notable and distinctive collaborations in the watch world. It all began in 1983 with four “Speed Master” watches, two of which were worn by and subsequently named after the characters “Ellen Ripley” and “Bishop” in the 1986 film Aliens. After […]

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Review

Seiko Prospex “62MAS” SBDC101 (SPB143) Watch Review
Posted by Nick L. on May 26, 2021

The Seiko divers that got us unto this hobby were so unconventional as to feel special despite their low price. You didn’t feel like you were buying them because they were a cheaper look-alike of the watch you really wanted but couldn’t afford. So does a more conventional and also more expensive Seiko diver still capture the charm that got us into this hobby?

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Deals

Deals of the Day: 05/19/2021
Posted by John H. on May 19, 2021

Seiko Yachtman UFO (6138-0011) – $385 The Yachtman is no stranger to vintage Seiko enthusiasts. Its better known as the UFO, due to its flying saucer-shaped case. It is a bruiser of a vintage chronograph measuring in at 44 mm wide and 15 mm tall. Bet you didn’t know that the Yachtman is a frequent […]

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Review

Tudor North Flag Watch Review – Overlooked Classic or Discontinued For a Reason? (91210N)
Posted by Nick L. on May 19, 2021

Anyone who even casually follows watch media probably read coverage of Tudor’s 2021 new releases. Unless you were really paying attention though, you might not have noticed that Tudor also quietly removed a few models from its website. I had been hearing rumors of this coming for a while, but the official cancellation of the North Flag on the other hand did not make sense to me.

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Review

Deals of the Day: 05/12/2021
Posted by John H. on May 12, 2021

Seiko Sportura Kinetic Chronograph (SLQ007) – $1,500 The SLQ007 is one of the most collectible pieces in the Seiko Sportura Collection, and has been nicknamed as the “Jay Leno”, as this was the watch he wore for years on his hit internet show: “Jay Leno’s Garage”. The listing comes with the original papers, but not […]

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Review

Christopher Ward C65 Trident Automatic Watch Review (C65-41ADA1)
Posted by Nick L. on May 12, 2021

Christopher Ward developed a “bang for the buck” reputation among watch enthusiasts as is has been “cutting out the middle man” before the term had become a cliché. Its contender in the “retro-dive” category is the C65 Trident Automatic.

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Deals

Deals of the Day: 05/05/2021
Posted by John H. on May 05, 2021

Tudor Black Bay 58 Blue (79030) – $3,395 The Black Bay 58 Blue was one of the most hyped watches of 2020, building on the existing BB58 demand while tying in the historically significant Marine Nationale shade of blue. This listing is a close to complete set, and includes the original inner and outer box, warranty […]

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Market Assessment

Retail vs Secondary Market: How do Watch Prices Compare?
Posted by Charles Tian on May 01, 2021

A few months ago, we analyzed the pros and cons of buying a watch from a pre-owned dealer versus a private seller. In addition to this, we also shared some interesting statistics: in general, a watch is 13% more expensive when purchased from a secondary market dealer compared to a private seller. Naturally, a follow-up […]

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