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You don’t see this ever day!

A vintage reissue watch seems like a more recent idea in the industry, right?… what about a vintage reissue that was made in the 80s? A vintage, vinta...
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Aurelian ·

The perils of vintage #381

I broke a watchmaker. This man had done good work for me for the better part of a decade and he is hanging up his loupe. He told me that at 70 his eye...
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Aurelian ·

Censor For A Day!

We all know that WatchCrunch is meant for civil watch nerd discussions. If you have been around a minute you also know that you can also mute certain folks if you find them upsetting or annoying (it i...
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Aurelian ·

Query: I want to show you something...

...a watch. And, I don't want to tell you anything about it. I want to display it completely shorn of any context or subtext, just a picture. You must supply the meaning. Where should I post this watc...
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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 ·

New Badges

I am taking all of the credit. WatchCrunch has added Elgin, Gruen, Waltham, and Raketa badges. I have been whining (whinging to some of you) for years...
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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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BrianE ·

A vintage watch love story

These Gruen watches were built in Cincinatti. The company existed from 1894 - 1958. This pair belonged to my wife's grandparents - they gave them to e...
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dmcguire0208 ·

Historic Building - Time Hill

A little bit of watchmaking history that I pass on my way home from church. This is Time Hill, the former offices of the Gruen Watch Company in Cincin...
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Aurelian ·

American Watch Tiers

For those of you who are not familiar with Fantasy sports, next month the National Football League in the United States will begin its season and mill...
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