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Affordable Vintage: 1969 Bulova Accutron Deep Sea

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While Bulova/Accutron made many killer divers in the 1960s and 1970s, the dual-crown Deep Sea …
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Affordable Vintage: 60’s Seiko Sportsmatic

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It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of vintage Seiko watches. Their innovation, timeless style and incomparable bang-for-your-buck value make them a slam dunk …
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Affordable Vintage: Croton Chronomaster

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What’s in a name? Sometimes a whole lot! There are some great model names in the annals of watch history like Speedmaster, Submariner, Sportsmatic and …
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Affordable Vintage: Citizen 52-0110

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Seiko seems to get all the love when it comes to vintage Japanese dive watches, but Citizen was also producing some top notch tool divers …
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Affordable Vintage: 1970 Grand Seiko 61GS 6145-8000

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While Seiko is probably best known for their dive watches, they are also masters of creating high-end dress watches. Their Grand Seiko (GS) line made its debut …
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Affordable Vintage: Seiko 6309

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There are many vintage Seiko diver models that are popular with collectors, but none more so than the venerable 6309-7040/9. Generally regarded as the their …
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Affordable Vintage: Cyma WWW, One of the “Dirty Dozen”

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In the early 1940s, the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) published a set of specifications for a wristwatch to be issued to their soldiers. The …
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Affordable Vintage: 70’s Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph

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Over the years, Bulova has produced a boat load of differently styled divers and chronographs. …