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Aurelian ·

Which Emperor Inspired Watch?

Only a few days into this trolling project and I am already out of ideas. Along comes @MegaBob to suggest a line of Roman Emperor inspired watches and a poll is born. Bonus is that I get to use a joke...
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Aurelian ·

Welsbro: The Quiet American

When I buy a vintage watch I normally do a deep dive on the company and model (if I can) to place the watch into it's proper historical perspective. T...
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Aurelian ·

Poll: Did It Exist?

Polls are the way of the future. Polls are what people want. Polls got what plants crave. The Quartz Crisis (or Revolution, if you are Seiko) knocked out hundreds of small Swiss brands. Three of these...
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Aurelian ·

Poll: WC's favorite YouTuber

I love polls now. Bring 'em on. Let's find out which Seiko is best for whatever Seiko is best for. Do you have an opinion about Pagani Design? I need to hear it. Until I get sick of this little experi...
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Aurelian ·

Polls: Hate 'em or Just Plain Don't Like 'em

WatchCrunch is always tweaking the site and adding improvements. A few months back they added the "Poll" feature that allowed us to ask questions and get statistical results. Many people like posting...
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Aurelian ·

Pook Watches: Nitrogen I, the unnecessary Aurelian review

Nostalgia is a powerful force. It originally described the homesickness of soldiers and was thought of as a disease, something to be overcome. Later,...

Pook Nitrogen I

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Aurelian ·

Bad Influences on Watch Crunch

This looks to be my last new old watch, and my penultimate watch of 2022. (I technically have another in transit but it will be my first of 2023.) Thi...
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Aurelian ·

Most Worn Watch of 2022: Mido Ocean Star

This is the time of the year where we see many SOTC and best of 2022 posts. I buy old watches so a best of 2022 makes little sense. And if you have be...
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Aurelian ·

Better Red Than Dead

When did watches start using red second hands? That should be easy enough to find out, right? This question came up in a conversation with the Crunche...
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Aurelian ·

Choose wisely: The Most Important Poll Ever

So, jolly old Saint Nick needs to be on time, certainly we can agree on that? Well, how does it do it? Does he wear a watch befitting a figure of his age and stature? Or, does he wear an IWC, because...
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