Category Archives: Watches

Seiko SSB031–My Moonwatch

On my sixth birthday, I was in Hawaii at my grandparents house watching the live launch of a manned Apollo mission to space on a black and white TV. It seemed like the whole nation, or at least what I … Continue reading

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Minuteman Watches Independence Model

Minuteman Watches has a new 2016 model coming to the market: the Independence.  Designed by Chris Wiegand, who owns both Wiegand Custom Watches and the Lum-Tec Watch Company, the Independence will be proudly assembled in Mentor, Ohio. For those of … Continue reading

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Smith & Bradley Springfield Classic Field Watch on Kickstarter

Ryan Bradley and Jerommie Smith are at it again.  The founders of Smith & Bradley Watches have a Kickstarter project underway right now with a goal to fund the Springfield Classic Field Watch.  This watch is their take on a storied … Continue reading

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Devon Works Star Wars Watch

Devon Works, a design studio on Coruscant (okay, L.A.), has come out with a timepiece worthy of a Grand Moff.  Their Star Wars watch is an impressive piece of technology that will be available to the select few who possess … Continue reading

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Seiko 5 Sports SNZF17 Sea Urchin Review

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner has a mystique all its own.  Since 1953, regardless of its reference number, the Submariner has commanded the attention of both professionals and poseurs.  I cannot afford one.  Fortunately, there are many solid homages to … Continue reading

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Tesla Watch from ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek.com has imagined a perfect send up to the Steampunk movement with its Tesla Watch, inspired by turn-of-the-century Serbian American inventor/engineer/physicist Nikola Tesla (not the car company named for him).  This watch’s analog engine appearance is mesmerizing. The Tesla’s main … Continue reading

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Vostok Komandirskie Watch Review

There is an antiques alley a few blocks from my house.  Clustered there are small shops and garages that during one Sunday a month become an outdoor plaza for buyers of furniture, paintings, and nicknacks. One such Sunday, my wife … Continue reading

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