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Christoph McNeill

Christoph (Instagram’s @vintagediver) is a long time collector and lover of all things vintage, starting with comic books when he was a kid (he still collects them). His passion for watches began in 1997 when he was gifted a family heirloom vintage Omega Genève by his step-father. That started him on the watch collecting path—buying and selling vintage watches of all sorts, with a special appreciation for vintage dive watches and Seiko.
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Vintage Spotlight: 1965 Longines Conquest Power Reserve

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Not all watch complications are created equal; some are simply cooler and more useful than …
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eBay Finds May, 2020: A Seamaster, a Jump Hour, a Dual Crown Diver, and More

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After a short hiatus, eBay Finds is back! In this series, @vintagediver digs up some great upcoming vintage watch auctions on the bay. Naturally, these …
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eBay Finds: Longines Gold Coronation V, Seiko 6105, Bulova Wrist Alarm, and More

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When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also be a minefield. Our very …
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From the Archives – Not Just Watches: The Joys of Collecting Horological Ephemera

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Collecting vintage watches is fantastic in and of itself, with all manner of brands, models, eras, and styles to choose from and to focus on. …
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eBay Finds: Wittnauer Scuba-Chron, Dreffa Diver, and More

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When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also be a minefield. Our very …
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eBay Finds: Bulova “Tank” with a Secret Photo Compartment, Tissot Seastar, and More

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When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also be a minefield. Our very …
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The Return of TROPIC: Your Favorite ’60s Rubber Straps Are Back!

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Anyone who collects or loves vintage dive watches knows about the now legendary TROPIC rubber straps. They were made in the ‘60s and ’70s, and …

eBay Finds: Benrus Ultra Deep Super Compressor, Nivada Grenchen Chronoking, and More

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When it comes to shopping for vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold …