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James, for England. For England, Alec.

006 and 007

Incoming SKX - 90s two-tone-tastic

Bought a 38mm midsize SKX006. Anyone have any experience with one of these?

"Manufacture", "homage", "Uhrwerk", "ébauche": common words used to dress up basic things

Every time I hear certain French and German watch-related words uttered in English as if they have some special mystic significance I cringe. Especial...

Recent Comments

commented on How to pronounce it? ·

If you're going to pronounce the "Glashütte" as in German, then the "Original" should be pronounced germanically too.

Or just anglicise both.

commented on nichtvondiesemjahrhundert's WRUW ·

It's a great watch. I have the blue and silver versions too.

commented on HoffmannVintage's WRUW ·

Love the comprehensive description on the dial!Especially "vacuum tested" very cool and retro.

commented on IamFaisal's WRUW ·

Stunning! My suggestion would be to wear it for a week continuously. It's remarkable how your brain can adjust to a smaller size once you get used to it. I wear everything between 28 and 44mm.

commented on whitris's WRUW ·

Hi-beat beauty!

commented on Whitesalmon's WRUW ·

A perfect encapsulation of 70s watch aesthetics!

commented on Bremont in the Financial Times. It's bleaker than we thought. ·

It seems like reinventing the wheel, when you can buy superb and competitively priced wheels from Switzerland, wasn't the best business strategy.

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Funniest H. Moser watch

Which of Moser's many prank watches tickles you the most?
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NWA Skeleton G-Shock

GA-2140RX-7AER Clear Remix

NWA Turtle w/blue whale dial

An offer I couldn't refuse. Somewhat unusual for me, the fan of 34mm dress watches. Absolutely delighted with it. Seiko know how to make a dial.