Introducing the Oris Aquis Date Relief, a Watch That Will Swim Across Siberia’s Lake Baikal

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Modding Watches: Gutsy Engraving and Third-Party Cases

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People modify nearly all aspects of watches, but those intrepid souls who dare to irrevocably modify the case fascinate me. Swapping out a dial, hands, …
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Introducing the Seiko 5 Dual-Crown Diver Collection (Refs. SRPB25, SRPB27, SRPB29, and SRPB31)

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Few watches can offer the same horological bang-for-the-buck-value that’s packed in a Seiko 5 watch. After all, the watches of the iconic SNK range—what I and …

eBay Finds: 1960s Seamaster, Tradition Skin Diver, and More

By Christoph McNeill
When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also …
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Now in the Shop: Three Full-Lume Dialed Damaskos

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Over the coming months, we’ll be adding the majority of the Damasko catalog to the Windup Watch Shop. Today, we’re …
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Watches, Stories, and Gear: Universal Genève Polerouter Super, Super Rare German Microcars, and More

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Watches, Stories, and Gear is a weekly roundup of some of our favorite watch content, great stories from around the web, and cool gear that …
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Worn & Wound’s SIHH 2019 Picks

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SIHH 2019, one of the watch industry’s most grandiose trade shows, has come and gone, and though we didn’t partake in this year’s festivities, it has …
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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 …
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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 …
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Buying a (Seiko) Tuna

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Watch out for Tuna fever. It’s contagious. Recently at a casual gathering of watch enthusiasts, most of who prefer refined automatics under or around 40 …

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100 Signs That You’ve Become a Watch-Head

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watch-head | ’wäCH-hed | (noun): 1. a person who obsesses over wristwatches, esp. to the …
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Born from Records: The History of the Rolex Daytona

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On September 24, 1924, driving a 350-horsepower Sunbeam race car with an 18.3-liter, 12-cylinder airplane engine, Malcolm Campbell reached 146.16 miles-per-hour at Pendine Sands. It …

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Making a Tool Watch: A Basic Guide to ISO, DIN, and Related Industry Standards

By Oren Hartov
On September 24, 1924, driving a 350-horsepower Sunbeam race car with an 18.3-liter, 12-cylinder airplane engine, Malcolm Campbell reached 146.16 miles-per-hour at Pendine Sands. It …
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A Guide to Buying Vintage Watches on eBay Part 1

By Christoph McNeill
So you’ve decided you want to buy a vintage watch? Excellent choice (but beware, it’s a slippery slope—you can’t just …
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A Guide to Storing Your Watches

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There will come a time when you will need to keep a watch in storage. It may be a watch you rarely wear, a speculative …
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8 Quartz Watches Worthy of Your Attention

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Quartz watches tend to get a bad wrap, and often it’s for good reason. It’s hard for most watch lovers to dissociate the image of …

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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 81: Year in Watches 2018

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From some incredible releases to industry-shaking news, there was a lot to cover in 2018. On this week’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 69: Answering Your Vintage Watch Questions

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On today’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast,  Ilya and Allen discuss vintage watches. Should you refinish your vintage watch? Is the current neo-vintage …

The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 35: 10 Great Watches Between $1,000 and $1,500

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In Episode 22 of The Worn & Wound Podcast, we went over 10 solid watches between $500 and $1,000 (and in Episode 16, we went …

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