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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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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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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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