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Invicta Pro Diver James Bond Watch

Fictional MI6 secret agent James Bond, as both the literary character and the Sean Connery film version, has fascinated me for much of my spyless adult existence. In keeping with my homage watch theme, I decided to make a 007-inspired … Continue reading

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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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