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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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eBay Finds: Croton Chronomaster Sea Diver Aviator Chronograph, Movado Sub Sea Kingmatic, and More 

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When it comes to hunting down vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold …
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eBay Finds: Universal Genève Polerouter, Bulova 666 Chronograph, and More

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When it comes to hunting down vintage watches on eBay, it can be a gold mine, but it can also be a minefield. Our very …

eBay Finds: Titus Calypsomatic, Wittnauer Chrono-Date, 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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First Look at the Oris Divers Sixty-Five Bico in Steel and Bronze

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The Oris Divers Sixy-Five has been a wildly popular model for Oris since its initial release. The watch is based on their very first dive …

eBay Finds: Elgin Super Compressor, Seiko Ref. 7005-8140 Diver Made for the Iranian Military, 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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Baselworld 2019: First Look at the Incredibly Cool, Incredibly Retro Bulova Computron

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When I was a kid — maybe eight or so — I received my first watch for my birthday. It was a gray, plastic piece …
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Baselworld 2019: First Look at the Squale T183 Diver

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Squale is continuing to add to its line up of divers based on the original Squale Master divers of the 1960s. Last year, we got …
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Baselworld 2019: Seiko Brings Back the Legendary 6105 Diver With the Ref. SLA033

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The Seiko Ref. 6105-811X is a diver that needs no introduction, especially if you’re a Seiko fan. It is instantly recognizable with its unique case …

eBay Finds: Seiko 6309 Diver, Polerouter Look-A-Like from Radiant, and More

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