Tag Archives: Dive Watch

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 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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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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Szanto Watches 5000 Series Diver

Szanto Watches aimed squarely for a vintage look.  When I saw their dive watch at SHOT Show earlier this year, I thought of skin diving.  Yeah, it’s an old term for free diving.  Fins, mask, maybe a snorkel and spear.  … Continue reading

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TAG Heuer 1000 Professional Dive Watch

For some strange reason, the desire struck me to buy an old watch.  I own a TAG Heuer Aquaracer 2000 that my wife purchased for me around 2006.  I love that watch’s blue dial and brushed and polished case and … Continue reading

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Szanto Timepieces Debuted at SHOT Show 2013

Time Concepts, LLC has unveiled a new line of watches with an eye to vintage looking, rugged designs.  Szanto Timepieces will offer various models of field watches, chronometers, and dive watches.  They are scheduled to enter the market in May … Continue reading

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Seiko 5 Sports SNZH57 Fathoms Review

In 1953, the Swiss Blancpain SA watch company was commissioned to construct a diving watch for the French Navy Combat Diver School.  The watch was a collaboration between then Blancpain CEO Jean-Jacques Fiechter and French Naval Officers Captain Robert Maloubier … Continue reading

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