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From the Archives: Vintage You Can Afford

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With reports of overproduction, lagging exports and layoffs, there’s no denying that the Swiss watch …
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The Curious Case of the Universal Genève Polerouter Sub Super Compressor

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Collecting vintage watches is not for the faint of heart. More often than not, the complete history and details of vintage catalogues are lost to …
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Affordable Vintage: Croton Nivada Grenchen Antarctic

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In 1957/58, a group of about forty countries, including the US, Soviet Union, and most of Europe came together to declare the International Geophysical Year …
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Affordable Vintage: Hamilton Art Decos

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And now for something completely different. For anyone who has read any of my articles here, or seen my feed on Instagram, it’s plain to …
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Affordable Vintage: Doxa Sub 600T Sharkhunter

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When you say “DOXA” to a dive watch collector, they automatically think of the iconic tonneau cased, orange dialed diver with the decompression bezel immortalized …
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A Brief History of the Universal Geneve Polerouter

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When it comes to watch design, there is perhaps no name better known than that of Gerald Genta. And for good reason. The Swiss-born designer …
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Turtle vs Turtle: Looking at the 6309 and the SRP77Xs

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The 6309-7040 is undoubtedly one of Seiko’s most iconic divers. Manufactured by the brand from 1976 to 1988, the 6309 was the bedrock of Seiko’s …
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A Look at the 1972 Movado/Zenith El Primero Tv Case

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1969 was an important year for the watch industry. As most of you probably know, this was the year of the automatic chronograph. Three companies …
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Affordable Vintage: Universal Geneve Polerouter Sub

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There are tons of amazing and unique vintage divers out there, but the 1968 Universal …