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Affordable Vintage: Seiko Champion Alpinist

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When most vintage enthusiasts think of Seiko, divers and chronographs are what usually come to …
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From the Archives: McQueen to Mil-Spec, the Benrus Bullitt and the Type I/II

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As far as historically American watch companies go, Benrus is without a doubt one of the best known. Conceived in 1921 in New York City, …
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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 industry isn’t doing too hot right now. But while the …
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@vintagediver’s Top Ten Vintage Seikos (Part 1)

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Not too long ago, I decided to do a rundown of my top ten favorite vintage watches on Instagram. As most collectors would agree, it …

Affordable Vintage: Universal Genève Polerouter Super

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One of my favorite vintage watches, and one that has seen an uptick in popularity in recent years among collectors, is the Universal Genève Polerouter. …

Affordable Vintage: Seiko Quartz LC 0624-5009 LCD

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There is no shortage of beautiful and innovative vintage watches out there, but few are quite as cool as the Seiko Quartz LC 0624-5009 LCD …

Affordable Vintage: Seiko Lord Marvel 5740-8000 (LM5740) Hi-Beat

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What is and is not affordable, especially in the realm of vintage watches, is clearly subjective and has been much debated, including in the comments …
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Affordable Vintage: Seiko SUS 4S15 “Military”

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Around 1991 or early ’92, Seiko’s top brass felt that there was a disconnect between the products the brand was putting out and what younger …

Affordable Vintage: Enicar Seapearl 600

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Most seasoned watch collectors are well versed in the connection between famous explorers and their …