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Show Us Your Oldest Watch You Have Owned Since Day One.

It was Christmas morning 1985. While sitting cross-legged on the basement mauve-colored high pile carpet next to the tinseled-out tree, I unwrapped a...
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A Blast from the Past!

As a kid, I awoke to a Westclox mains powered alarm clock. As its second hand would sweep along, it gave off a warm incandescent glow while a soft 鈥榖u...
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Gosh, That Ultra Looks Pretty Nifty

Up until a a few minutes ago, I thought my good old Nano (that has 18 built-in selectable watch dials) is all I need when I have a hankering to wear a...
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Recent Comments

DariusII commented on I Did The Unthinkable 馃槀馃

What about young men with bad eyesight?聽

DariusII commented on I Did The Unthinkable 馃槀馃

Looks quite robust on your wrist. Your A700W fits a bit better.聽

DariusII commented on Show Us Your Oldest Watch You Have Owned Since Day One.

What a great photo! I remember those lawn chairs myself.聽

DariusII commented on Show Us Your Oldest Watch You Have Owned Since Day One.

That Seiko will be with you for decades. What a great choice! My first expensive watch I bought myself was my Seiko Sports 150 in 1990 when I was about the age you are now. Look forward to many years with yours!

DariusII commented on WATER RESISTANCE false advertising?

Well, I once clocked a Plesiosaurus doing about 105.聽

DariusII commented on A story about tossing a watch over a building.

That鈥檚 a fantastic story! One can only better himself with his own ambition in the end鈥nd it sounds as though you did just that.聽

DariusII commented on How not to wear a watch (basically just an excuse to share some cool photos)

Fascinating post! The photographs of the soldiers and nurses from the Great War are a poignant reminder of the fragility of society that is often held glued-together by something as mundane but cohesive as an over-the-cuff wrist watch.聽

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