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Affordable “Vintage”: Sinn 809 Aut

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The Sinn 809 Aut has developed a bit of a cult following and generates plenty …

Affordable Vintage: the Ultra-Thin ’60s Seiko Goldfeather

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My preferred watches tend to lean toward the dressier side. The simplicity of classic dress watches have always been a breath of fresh air to …

Affordable Vintage: Head-to-Head With the Omega Seamaster ref. 166.0240 and King Seiko ref. 5621-7030

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One of the most difficult things about watch reviewing is that it often exists in a vacuum. While you can easily get a sense of …

Affordable Vintage: Seiko Champion Alpinist

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When most vintage enthusiasts think of Seiko, divers and chronographs are what usually come to mind, and rightfully so. Seiko’s place in the pantheon of …
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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 …