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Affordable Vintage

Affordable Vintage: Deep Dive with the Alsta Nautoscaph “Jaws” Diver

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Earlier this year, Marc Sirinsky, a longtime Worn & Wound fan, wrote a great story …
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Affordable Vintage: Why the King Seiko 44-9990 (44KS) Rules Them All

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Grand Seiko may be first to come to mind when talking about vintage Seiko dress watches, but true Seikoholics know not to sleep on the …

Affordable Vintage: ’70s Cool with the Scubapro 500

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It started because I had a watch that wasn’t getting worn. We’ve all been there; a piece comes into your possession, and at first it …

Affordable “Vintage”: Sinn 809 Aut

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The Sinn 809 Aut has developed a bit of a cult following and generates plenty of interest when spotted on Instagram or various watch forums. …

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 …