The resultant CNC’d filigree appeals to my engineer’s eye just as much a haute horology movement does to my artist’s heart. Zenith’s caliber 3600 has that skeletonized-grey look of the Oris Pro-Pilot X and reminds me this is more like a Terminator movie than The Great Gatsby.
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In 2019, Apple sold 31 million watches, an increase of 36% from the prior year. The entire Swiss watch industry sold 21 million watches, down 13%. The first quarter of 2020 had a 20% growth in smartwatch production with Apple accounting for more than half of the sales.
It may surprise some people to find out that vintage Movado timepieces have an avid collector base. Yes, this is the same brand that is familiar from its department store displays in malls all over America and which purchased MVMT two years ago.
“Bonjour,” he said warmly as he rolled up his sleeves, revealing a pair of hairy wrists, and began carefully loading the bag with my items. It was then, at that moment on that winter day of 1999 while the warm wind blew outside, that I first saw a Lip watch.
The most obvious design feature on these watches is the slide rule bezel. While its layout is identical to the Breitling Navitimer’s, the Hamiltons feature more precise details, like markers to more easily calculate speed, distance and fuel usage.
Omega Soccer Timers are a series of caliber 861 chronographs produced from the late 1960’s to the early 1970’s. They share a distinctive look with immediately recognizable red and black subdials.
If I had to sum up my collecting year I would say I have focused even more on vintage watches in 2020 while bifurcating the collection into a Seiko-only historical collection and a general everyday wear collection. In terms of the vintage Seiko pieces, I went older and smaller in 2020.
Let’s say you want to obtain a vintage mechanical steel 36mm Rolex Datejust, and let’s say that you’re ok with a leather strap over a bracelet, and let’s say you’re bargain hunting. If that’s you, read on.
Uncle Seiko flat link bracelets for the Omega Speedmaster for review.
For many folks, SCUBA diving triggers a kind of spiritual conversion to environmental activism. I’ve experienced this conversion, and I’ve heard so many divers say they have, too.