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The Chronomatics — Rarest of the Vintage Heuers

Chronomatic Monaco blue dial

For vintage watch collectors, the difference between a “grail” watch and an ordinary watch is often a matter of small details.  The texture of the paint, the length of a hash mark, the style of the serifs or the aging of the lume can all affect the collectability and ... Read more

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Testing Jean Rousseau’s Rubber Strap in Hot Town

Jean Rousseau Rubber Strap

You don’t have to be a diver to appreciate a rubber strap. A sporty look and added wearing comfort in hot weather are things sought after even by those who don’t like to get their feet wet. Most of these straps, however, are solid pieces of rubber. They function fine, ... Read more

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New Vintage – An introduction

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Vintage.  A great term we use in the watch world for older watches. They have to be used though because other wise the abbreviation NOS would be more appropriate. In the case of watches NOS does not stand for Nitrous Oxide Systems that in a car can give your Yugo ... Read more

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