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A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph Review
Posted by Owen T. on October 23, 2020

In my last post, I touched on the Lange 1 and wrote about whether I felt it was worth its salt. Today, I’ll be taking a closer look another highly coveted piece from the manufacture – the 1815 Chronograph. A close friend of mine happens to own a 3rd generation 1815 Chronograph in white gold […]

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Par Weber Coefficient Review – True American Innovation in the Watch Industry
Posted by Nick L. on October 02, 2020

In a time when a watch coming out in blue is huge news, it’s extremely refreshing to see a small company pushing the boundaries and developing new technology. Enduro-Lume promises continuous illumination, providing the best possible legibility during the day as well as throughout the night with years of battery life.

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Stalingrad Trooper Review (SG-2266-02)
Posted by Nick L. on September 25, 2020

The case finishes of the Trooper (bare stainless or all black) are more traditional than the Grenade or Destroyer models’ antique, or colored finishes. Instead, because the Trooper is a chronograph, Stalingrad uses the elements of the dial to show off some colors. So how did I like the Trooper? Keep reading to find out!

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AVI-8 P-51 Mustang Blakeslee Chronograph (AV-4077-11 Legion) – Both Kinds of Pilot’s Watch
Posted by Nick L. on September 02, 2020

There are pilot’s watches, and then there are pilot’s watches. The first type is a watch that is styled after something that a pilot would have worn back when a legible and accurate watch was a critical tool to safely take an airplane to its destination. The second type is a watch influenced by aviation styling elements, that is intended to evoke the emotion of being inside or around really cool or significant airplanes. Blending the two worlds is their new P-51 Mustang Blakeslee Chronograph.

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Seiko Prospex “Safari Tuna” Review (SBDY059, SRPE29K1) – What’s Wrong with being Fashionable?
Posted by Nick L. on August 28, 2020

If the Tuna shape wasn’t polarizing enough, the color will definitely divide people. A few of my friends actually accused me of buying a fashion watch, but I went for it anyway. Did it hold up to the Prospex reputation, or did Seiko put form before function? Keep reading to find out!

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Mitch Mason Chronicle Review – They Call this a Beater Watch?
Posted by Nick L. on August 17, 2020

The first line of text on the Mitch Mason website says that the Chronicle is “the perfect daily beater.” After a week of wear, did it turn out to be a beater? Keep reading to find out.

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TRIWA Humanium 39 Review – A Watch from the Black Market (with a Warranty)
Posted by Nick L. on July 26, 2020

Humanium supports programs in El Salvador, which to date have removed almost 6000 illegal weapons from circulation. The first weapons destruction activity in 2016 alone resulted in 1 ton of Humanium metal being produced. That metal is then “upcycled” into functional products such as TRIWA’s Humanium watches.

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IWC Saint-Exupéry Chronograph: A Watch that lives up to its Namesake
Posted by Kathleen B. on July 10, 2020

The IW3777-13 Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “Antoine de Saint-Exupéry” was released by IWC Schaffhausen in 2017 to pay homage to the life and career of the famous humanist, author and french pilot, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. He was known for his curiosity, bravery, and written tales which have entertained and inspired generations of children and adults. […]

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Omega vs…Timex? The Two Silver Snoopys
Posted by Jessica Lee on July 07, 2020

The last Peanuts comic strip was released on February 13th, 2000 when author, Charles M. Schultz, passed peacefully in his sleep the night before. This marked the end of the Peanuts comics – but not the heart-warming, satirical, and witty remarks that are forever in our hearts.  Less than 70 years after the Wright brothers […]

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Casio Oceanus OCW-T200S-1AJF (JDM) Watch Review
Posted by Fullers1845 on June 26, 2020

“Set and forget.” “The only watch you’ll ever need.” “The gilt relief dial of silver and blue.” “Grab and go.” “The Grand Seiko of Casio.” All of these are true of the Casio Oceanus OCW-T200S-1AJF. With finely crafted casework, superior timekeeping technology, and classic aesthetics with an edge, this Japan Domestic Market model from Casio’s […]

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San Martin Bronze Water Ghost (SN040-Q) Review
Posted by Nick L. on June 21, 2020

Why did I choose to purchase a San Martin? Bronze! They offer unique materials such as bronze, titanium, and damascus steel that you can’t get from Seiko or other brands after which they model some of their designs. How did it look in person? Click to find out!

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Panzera Aquamarine 45 Review – Bold Australian Style
Posted by Nick L. on June 13, 2020

Its always interesting to compare the style of a watch to its country of origin. Swiss watches are often restrained and use classic designs. Japanese watches can have modern and funky styling elements mixed in. So how does Australian culture influence its watches? Let’s find out!

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