Our poor wrists bear the literal weight of our horological obsessions, and yet we never hear from them. It’s time to let our wrists speak! Allen’s Wrist The incessant pulse of Allen’s mechanical watch movements is the rhythm by which I live my life, and during 2020 that rhythm felt like a slow, somber dirge…. Read more »
Pedro comes on to discuss his new-found acceptance of some quartz watches, and he and Allen end up discussing the Quartz Crisis from many different angles.
Uncle Seiko, aka Larry Bouligny, was motivated to start making replacement rubber straps after having difficulties finding good quality replacements for the vintage Seiko dive watches he was restoring at the time.
Ok, I’ll be honest, “love” is too strong a word. If I’m honest, this article should be titled: “how I learned to stop hating and try to appreciate some types of quartz watches.”
Why is this watch, from the twilight of Seiko’s golden age of mechanical watches, so overlooked?
There’s wisdom in the old adages that tell us to be wary of first impressions, to not judge books by their covers, and to give things time, because only time will tell. Second Looks are opportunities to revisit watches that have been available for a while – many years, even – and give them fresh… Read more »
Our poor wrists bear the literal weight of our horological obsessions, and yet we never hear from them. It’s time to let our wrists speak! ALLEN’S WRIST’S FALL STAPLE Seiko SPB143 62MAS 200m Prospex Diver 40.5m Auto-winding 6-series movement with date $1200 If there’s one thing that makes me happy, it’s Allen pulling out his… Read more »
The Skinny Case: 44x51x13.1mm Stainless Steel Movement: 6R15 Seiko Automatic Lume: LumiBrite (blue and green) Water Resistance: 200m Strap: Black Silicone MSRP: $950 USD My wife is making sandwiches at 06:30 in the morning. I’m in the garage on a ladder. We keep the big cooler and the paddleboard on shelves. There are countless other… Read more »
Seiko hadn’t give us a relatively affordable and reasonably accurate recreation of the 62MAS until just a few weeks ago when they released the SPB14x series.
In our previous installment on Seiko watches from the 1960s, we saw how the serial number of each Seiko watch can be used to indicate the month and year of its manufacture. The first digit denotes the year of the decade in which the watch was made and the second digit denotes the month of manufacture:… Read more »