Orient Explorer + w&w NYC NATO Giveaway! CONTEST NOW CLOSED

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UPDATE #2: And the winner is…Howard!  Congrats to Howard for winning the Orient Explorer and w&w NYC NATO.  Don’t forget to follow us on twitter and Facebook and to sign up for our mailing list to find out about our next giveaway.

UPDATE: This contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone that entered and again to Orient for supplying the awesome Explorer. We’ll be back soon with an update on the winner.

That’s right, we’re back with another giveaway thanks to Orient Watch USA. Yesterday we posted a review of their very cool Orient Explorer (CDH00001B) model, and now we’re giving it away. Included with the Explorer will also be a worn&wound NYC NATO in graphite, designed by worn&wound, made in New York City.  The watch will come with original box, papers and strap, and of course, the 22mm graphite NYC NATO by worn&wound, for a total value of $730. Don’t forget you can check out all worn&wound products through the worn&wound shop.

Of course we’d like to thank Orient Watch USA for supplying the Explorer for review and for this giveaway.  To learn more about Orient and check out their other pieces, head to their website here.

Also, to stay up to date on future worn&wound giveaways, make sure to sign up for our email list (form in the page footer below) and to follow us on twitter and Facebook. Now, on to how to enter the Explorer giveaway!

To be in the running for the Explorer and worn&wound strap, all you have to do is;

Comment on this post on wornandwound.com (not the original review or on any social media or other website where this post may appear) before the giveaway is over on November 26, 2012 at 11:59pm (EST). You must enter a valid email address in the comment form. No need to mention anything specific in your comment, but make sure you write something (preferably something nice!). After November 26, a winner will be chosen at random and contacted by us.

In addition, the following rules apply. You can only enter once. You must comment with a valid e-mail address where you can be reached. Your comment must be confirmed and approved. You must complete the objectives to be considered. You are responsible for providing your contact shipping information if you are chosen. All comments made after the end of the giveaway period will not be considered. If you are chosen as a winner you then have 24 hours to ensure receipt of your full shipping information or an alternative winner will be chosen. For the full terms and conditions, please click here.

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407 thoughts on “Orient Explorer + w&w NYC NATO Giveaway! CONTEST NOW CLOSED”

  1. That’s a beautiful looking watch, I would looove to win it! Thanks for the great reviews guys, it’s always a highlight when a new article pops up in my RSS feed!

  2. Have been an avid reader of worn&wound since I stumbled upon it early this year. Great place to discover new watch brands and models.

    I haven’t had a chance to own a watch with a Nato strap; would be great if I would be lucky enough with this giveaway!

  3. big fan of the site. one of the first sites i stumbled across when i developed my watch interest a year ago. keep on writing!

  4. Love this website. A go to site to help you out when deciding on a quality yet affordable watch purchase. I would love to win this incredible looking watch and therefore took a creative approach to this post. Feel free to check it out: http://i.imgur.com/4lYbv.jpg

  5. Great Site.
    I specially like the watches you decide to review.
    Steinhart, Seiko 5, Helson, and such.

    There is always a twist in your choice.

    Keep it up.


  6. Heh, this is the first time I see a giveaway on your site since I subscribed. Hope I win it, love the watch & strap.

  7. Beautiful watch! Would love to see it on the NATO. November 26, eh? Would make a FINE birthday present to add to my almost-non-existant-but-hopeful collection!


  8. Love the site, always nice to see you featuring watches other sites might overlook, like this one. Cool watch too.

  9. WORN&WOUND! Greetings all the way from Singapore! The beautifully crafted Orient Explorer + NYC NATO giveaway is such a perfect combination, not a need but a WANT. This would make an awesome Christmas gift! Hoping for all the best from the other side of the world! πŸ˜€

  10. This is an amazing watch and would make an incredible prize! My dad travels all over the world (he even had to get a few inserts for his Passport) and needs a quality watch. But he’s not one to ever ask for anything either.

    When I ask what he wants for Christmas or his birthday, he simply replies, “Just be a good boy.” I’m 27 and he has always done this.

    Well, if I win this watch, it’s going to him. A world traveller needs the right watch. Whether it’s speaking at a church in Romania, cramped on a boat in Bangladesh, or exploring the Red Square in Russia, he needs a fitting timepiece.

    Thanks to worn&wound and Orient Watch USA for running this contest. I know that whoever wins will enjoy it.

  11. It doesn’t surprise me that Orient has released another quality timepiece. It is very nice to see that they are increasing their footprint in the US. Thanks W&W for reviewing and publishing the contest!

  12. Wow! In the last three months you guys have taken this site to a whole new level! Giveaways, killer store and straps, great reviews. Hope I win, I would love to add an Orient to my growing collection, not to mention the NATO:)

  13. Great looking watch. I have an Orient Millium and love it. This is a pretty generous giveaway. Thanks, Worn ‘n Wound and Orient.

  14. I’ve always noticed Orient watches, but have yet to get one. This would be a great watch to wear!
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  15. Awesome site guys! Love your reviews! I’ve bought three watches you guys have reviewed already! I can’t stay away!

    1. Went on the website today and found out that you’re having another giveaway! With that being said, I like really like what you guys are doing on this site and like how you guys have a classy website without it being pretentious like other sites I’ve seen. Keep up the good work!

  16. I love w&w and dig the chunky functionality of this Orient! Right now I’ve just one functioning watch, a Vostok, and would love to expand to two!

  17. I really like this watch. I can’t decide whether I should ask for the explorer or a ss white-face bambino for christmas…so many good choices from Orient!

  18. Such a classy watch. I love my black Mako and this would make an excellent addition.

    Keep up the great work W&W team!

  19. Orient and W&W do it again! They definitely understand how a reasonably priced in-house movement with good design combined with a marketing department willing to grace their products to lucky consumers is going to keep them in a large market share. Thank you Worn and Wound and thank you Orient for ANOTHER great giveaway!

  20. Thanks guys for another wonderful watch review – I am already counting three purchases thanks to your website and counting =)

    1. There’s a special friend I’d love to give this watch to. There’s no way he’s getting the strap though, that’s mine!

      1. Love the site, bought my second watch after seeing one of your fantastic reviews! Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  21. Love your site! I’m buying the Slip watch because of your review.

    Keep up the good work & thanks for the opportunity.

  22. Wow what a great give away. I am learning so much about watches with this site. This is a very “hot” time piece.

  23. Good looking watch. Have had an Orient Mako for a few years and more often than not I go to it as my daily wearer.

  24. I’m follower of Worn&wound! via RSS feeding. It’s a great blog for watch reviews; clear, simple, concise and well illustrated.

    This Orient Explorer has a superb, classic & stylish line, suitable for everyday and for special occasions.

    In-house movement and great quality at a reasonable price. 100% recomendable!!

  25. Ever since discovering this site I’ve compulsively checked it at least twice a week. Reading the reviews has given me a whole new appreciation for craftsmanship and quality timepieces. Winning this amazing watch would pretty much make my year!

  26. I’ve been following this site for the past several months. A great site for affordable watches…this is another great example.

  27. Just started following the website last night and about to purchase a Christopher Ward MKII… this website is evil and i LOVE IT!!

  28. Love this site! Stumbled upon this website couple months ago and been following it rigidly ever since. Keep up the great reviews!

  29. Excellent review for this watch which is certainly punching above it’s price point ( specially with the 30%) The strap,that’s an easier call I think I have just the watch for that to go on ( even if it means buying one)

  30. This is one of the few sites that I visit everyday. I had also been a fan of Orient watches for quite a while now. The orient is a very nice versatile model that can be dressed up or down and has all the features that I like in such a watch. Great job W&W!

  31. having a watch will certainly make checking the time a lot easier than asking strangers. watch looks great, would love to have it… if i get it, thanks in advance worn&wound!

  32. Having just recently discovered what nice watches Orient makes I wouldn’t mind owning one myself. I will grab one anyway for christmas definitely, great travel watch.

    Keep up the good work with the site and the new strap line, been a long time follower!

  33. I resist admitting this, but as a swiss watch snob, I’m thoroughly impressed with quality and design of this particular Orient Explorer. Amazing value – congrats for punching above your ‘weight class’.

  34. Dearest W&W,
    Good day.
    I want to thank you so much for creating and maintaining such a fabulous website with information regarding the often neglected niche of exciting, unique and great value watches.
    Thank you aswell for offering us the chance to win fabulous watches/prizes.
    Keep on rockinΒ΄!!!:)
    Best regards,

  35. a regular visitor here…thanks a lot for making my future watch purchases even more difficult than it should with all the nice reviews. please keep up with the good work.

  36. This is an awesome watch! And this site, which I just recently found, is awesome!

    I’ve recently been looking at some new Orients, as I have one and am very pleased with it, but Orient’s site isn’t very good with pics. I much prefer independent review sites like this.

  37. Thanks to Worn & Wound for a lovely webpage. Just recieved my Orient Bambino as you reviewed for a while ago, love it!

  38. Hey, you guys are the bestest. This is a beautiful watch that I know will last for generations, and thank you for the excellent opportunity to win it!

  39. I never win these things but damn, I’ve read wornandwound for some time now and i really hope to win this beautiful Orient πŸ™‚

  40. I always love your super informative reviews which is why this blog is subscribed to my RSS feeds and this Orient Explorer Review is no exception. Thanks for running this contest!

  41. I would like to comment on the wornandwound site being my personal favourite watch review for a while now, discovered brands like Techne and many great others through this site!

  42. Another stunning edition to the orient stable thanks for the great review and orient usa for putting it up. a watch i’m sure the winner will cherish.

  43. I own an Orient ETACOO5W that I wear as a dress watch. I couldn’t be more impressed with the company and the caliber of their automatic movements. I would love to own the pinnacle of their design and technology, the Explorer.

  44. Wow, this is an absolutely beautiful timepiece, I would love to be able to call it my own. Thanks for the opportunity, wornandwound.com!

    1. I’m slowly getting into the world of affordable Japanese mechanicals,
      first a Seiko 5 now the Orient power reserves. I’m hooked for life.

  45. Great looking Orient. Thank you for the review. I think this Orient will look great on the graphite Nato strap. Great choice!!

  46. Like many W&W readers, I’m loving these Orient giveaways. The brand and its watches just seem to be going from strength to strength. Keep up the great work, W&W.

  47. Long time fan of the website! love the reviews and the consistently great articles. keep up the good work W&W.

  48. Can’t wait until I get this…

    You should consider putting the “leave a comment section” at the top of the comments instead of the bottom.

  49. Amazing site, very informative reviews, beautiful photos and great giveaways!
    Your review of the Bulova 96A102 convinced me to buy it and I’m absolutely loving it so far.
    Keep up the great work W&W!

  50. One contest giving away a fantastic Orient timepiece and a killer W&W NYC Nato? Yes, please (and thank you)!

  51. Worn and wound has quickly become one of my very favorite watch review sources. I really enjoy how knowledgeable each and every review is, and the level of detail y’all put into showing us the pros and cons of each watch. The site is absolutely wonderful! I am so glad that I stumbled upon here by accident.Keep up the good work, and I eagerly await the new reviews!

  52. Have been a fan of Orient watches and the company for quite a while. To have another in the collection would be fantastic!

  53. Really like the site. I’ll probably be spending quite a bit of time digging through the reviews and articles–some great resources there. And these giveaways are amazing.

  54. Hey thank you for the great site and wonderful watch review! Hope you folks continues all your quality reviews. Looking forward to the day when we can start purchasing some custom W&W watches!

  55. Of course, that’s a very nice watch, but I sure want to get my hands on the w&w NATO strap.

  56. Nice time piece.. I’m new to the game and have been eyeing Orient’s CFT00001B for quite some time. Fan of the complications. However, this might be a game changer.

  57. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a nice watch. Just found the site yesterday and I am looking forward to starting a small collection!

  58. Recently discovered Orient and so far like what I see. Would love to add this piece to the inventory!

  59. Really liking this watch, keeping my fingers crossed to win it. Also, informative site, very thorough. I’ll be stopping by here often.

  60. I’m really loving this timepiece! Hopefully i’m the one with the lucky wrist. Also the site looks so cool and very informaive. Thanks.

  61. I love how they don’t use a 4th hand for the GMT, and the power reserve meter is pretty cool too!

    Very curious to see how the NATO strap looks on the Explorer.

  62. Love the site, love the reviews, love the giveaways! The Bambino review convinced me to get one – it arrives next week!

  63. I’ve been an Orient fan for a long time. It’s awesome that you guys are giving them such great exposure. Keep up the great work on the site!

  64. I work in a high end jewellers store to get a bit of cash while I’m studying at university, and am continually left feeling disappointed that the watches I deal with are well beyond my meager student means! I spent ages looking for a watch I could wear, at a price I can manage and that had the features I wanted, that I would be proud to have on while at work and came across this Orient. Feeling like it might have been too good to be true, I searched for a review on this watch and the detailed write up and high quality YouTube video was just what I was looking for! I’m sold on it, and to see that there’s a competition to win it just as I found it was just fantastic luck! Thanks for the opportunity to get a hold of this great piece and for the great review. I look forward to having this on my wrist one way or another!

  65. You always have affordable & interesting watches. A great site for those watches we can afford. Keep up the good posts.

  66. nice watch, but even nicer site! i stumbled upon it by chance a month ago and it’s already in my favorite 3 watch sites.
    keep up the good work!

  67. Another great give away! Cool looking watch. I bought the Orient Bambino as a result of their previous review. I’m sure I’ll be happy with the Explorer!

  68. I’ve always been curious about Orient. It seems like a great value, given the in-house movement.

  69. I stumbled onto the brand Orient while researching online for the Tissot Visodate dress watch. I’ve since changed my mind and would be buying a Bambino instead of the Visodate.

    Orient makes value for money watches, what a company!

  70. Very slick, like the dayglow effect in the dark!!! I have a Bambino and this would be a nice addition to the Orient family in my collection

  71. Great looking watch! Keep the reviews coming! This site makes watches accessible to everyone regardless of budget

  72. worn&wound is a really nice site πŸ™‚ I enjoy reading the reviews, it’s making me wanna buy a lot of nice watches most of the time

  73. Hey, I love your site and really appreciate the quality reviews. This giveaway is fantastic, what a beautiful piece!

    Cheers and happy holidays!

  74. I came for the reviews, but stayed for the photos! They really add to the reviews and make this site a definite stop on my daily rounds of the blogosphere.

  75. Great website! Love the photos, videos and honest reviews. Keep up the good work.

    Putting the Explorer next on my list.

  76. Keep up the good work! Purchased a seiko 5 after reading your review and would love to have an Orient as well

  77. Cool looking watch! I’ve been browsing the site as well, really well done all around!

    Thanks for your hard work (and for the freebies)!

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