stafford

Stafford
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SoT(Dive)C

For me, a dive watch needs to exceed ISO 6425, so despite the standard encompassing timepieces tested to 1.1atm you won't find anything below 200m in...
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Watches You Could be Buying Instead of a SwatchPain #2

Just to be clear, I'm not anti - #blancswatch but after coming across the #seiko Autobot Chronograph earlier this morning, I'm firmly of the opinion t...
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Watches You Could be Buying Instead of a SwatchPain #1

Behold the #seiko x #transformer s Autobot #chronograph , cal. YM09! At 38.9mm diameter we see a red sunburst dial, featuring an applied Autobot logo...
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Recent Comments

stafford commented on Late Night Thoughts: Does Seiko not value their pilot watch heritage?

I actually saw the #white #flightmaster on eBay a week or so ago for about USD$200 but the bezel was seriously beat up. Currently an SND255 is near the top of my list of acquisitions.

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But finding one with a minty #bezel is proving difficult.

Now the All Nippon Airways Flightmaster(s) are interesting, with the airline's acquisition of a fleet of Boeing 777s each stocking one of 3 or 4 variants:

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Going back, there are the ones based on the SND255

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And the #solar version

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Plus the various #worldtime versions and #fliegers 馃槣

stafford commented on Late Night Thoughts: Does Seiko not value their pilot watch heritage?

If we know anything about #seiko it's their penchant for #reissues and/or "reinterpretation"... With that in mind, how about a #prospex #speedtimer with flight computer bezel?

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Seems totally legit!

stafford commented on Certina DS Action 38 - Titanium or Stainless Steel ??

Stainless, two-tone with green bezel!

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stafford commented on Late Night Thoughts: Does Seiko not value their pilot watch heritage?

I think they lean into it quite well and are one of only a handful of modern watchmakers still supplying to the military in limited numbers.

Kudos to a fellow #seiko 7T34-6A00 #flightmaster owner!

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I've got the SNA414 (as opposed to your 411)

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Don't forget the #pulsar flight #chronographs either!

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stafford commented on SoT(Dive)C

^ This!

Definitely scratches an itch and is so much nicer than a certain plastic model recently released.

stafford commented on Why Seiko?

In the space of 110 years...

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Seiko has commoditised the wristwatch...

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By combining Japanese engineering...

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And mass production...

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And the occasional aesthetic flourish...

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Bringing high-quality horology...

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To the people!

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Meaning their vintage pieces are just as good today as their new ones.

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stafford commented on stafford's WRUW

18mn

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馃挌 This was unexpected

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Seiko Chronograph Perpetual Review

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Seiko SPC251

4.6 Avg. Score
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What R U Wearing 01 Jan - 19 Aug 2023

While I haven't posted every day, I have posted pretty regularly - 113 out of the 230 days in 2023 so far, or roughly half. Herein is the data showing...
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55th Anniversary Seiko 5 (Arrived on the 5th)

Was most pleased to see the SRPK17 sitting in my mailbox in the office this morning And with some extra goodies as well Of course, I don't always come...
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All Chronograohs all the Time

The #seiko #chronograph portion of the collection. #vintage pieces of note, in the back row, 6139-8040: 7A28-7000 Moonphase: While my SPC251 #perpetua...
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One for the Ladies

The idea of a "lady's/ladies" watch is anathema to me. There are combinations of smaller and/or #pink and/or bejeweled watches and there are watches t...
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Watchcrunch App Looking Good on Android

100+ downloads on the Google Play store. Really nice and simple interface. Way better than the web. Kudos to @WatchCrunch
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