WatchesAndWrenches

Tom
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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Q: How did you get into watch collecting?

Wanted to find a new hobby that would be fun to learn about and for something else to pass down to my children

Q: What was the first watch you ever owned?

When I was a kid I would buy and collect department store pocket watches, had a couple timex and fossils in high school and first serious watch I had was a casio I bought after finishing bootcamp

Q: Do you have a watch with a particularly interesting story behind it?

Not at the moment unfortunately

Q: What is one piece of advice you have for someone just getting into watches?

Take your time and shop around and don't let anyone persuade you of what you should or shouldn't own, your collection should mirror your personality and interests

Q: What brands have been getting your attention lately?

Seiko, orient, davosa, Hamilton, tufina,Ball,lorier, to start with

Q: What is your grail watch and why?

Omega speedmaster moon watch, the biggest reason is the history behind it, I've always had a fascination with space and sci-fi and it's a watch deeply rooted in the space program and more as well as a timeless look and reputation