Author Archive

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.
Article / Featured

From the Archives – Not Just Watches: The Joys of Collecting Horological Ephemera

By
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. …
Article / Featured

eBay Finds: Wittnauer Scuba-Chron, Dreffa Diver, and More

By
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 …
Article / Featured

eBay Finds: Bulova “Tank” with a Secret Photo Compartment, Tissot Seastar, and More

By
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 …
Article / News & Releases

The Return of TROPIC: Your Favorite ’60s Rubber Straps Are Back!

By
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

By
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 …

eBay Finds: a Rare Titoni Seascoper, Bulova 666 Diver Chronograph, and More

By
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 …

eBay Finds: Vintage Seiko Edition With a Notched Ref. 6139-6009, King Seiko Ref. 4502-7001, and More

By
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 …

eBay Finds: Universal Genève Polerouter, Citizen Crystron Diver, and More

By
When it comes to hunting down vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold …