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Ed Jelley

Ed is a Long Island-based writer and photographer with an affinity for watches, fountain pens, EDC gear, and a great cup of coffee. He’s always looking for the best gear for the job—whether it be new watch, pen, flashlight, knife, or wallet. Ed enjoys writing because it’s an awesome (and fulfilling) way to interact with those who share the same interests.
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Introducing: The Marloe Watch Company “Coniston Bluebird”

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New from the UK-based Marloe Watch Company is the Coniston Bluebird. Inspired by the water …
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Review: The ROUE TPS Chronograph

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Roue Watches started out back in 2017 with a lineup of quirky quartz watches, each varying wildly in style and functionality. Fast forward two years …
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Introducing: Signum Watches And The Cuda Divers

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From the folks that brought you Stratton Watches, comes a new sub brand — Signum Watch Co. After successfully launching several funky 1970s-inspired mechanical watches …
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Review: Seiko SPB153 “Captain Willard” Reissue

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Seiko’s 6105-8110 “Captain Willard” is one of the most recognizable and sought after vintage Seiko divers. The watch was worn on screen by the fictional …
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Battle of the $1,000 (ish) Divers: Seiko SPB143 vs. Doxa Sub 200

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If you had asked me a few months ago, I don’t think I’d ever consider getting rid of my Doxa Sub 200. After spending some …
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Three Casio Watches Under $30 That Prove Fun Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

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After quartz became more affordable and mass produced in the mid-1980s, Casio’s catalog of fun and funky watches exploded. Their functionality moved well beyond just …
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Hands-On Review: The G-SHOCK GMWB5000CS-1 Steel “Tron”

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The first thing you think of when you hear “integrated bracelet stainless steel sports watch” is probably something that will run you somewhere in the …
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Introducing the Tutima Grand Flieger Airport Series

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Founded in the 1920’s, Tutima is a brand with some serious heritage in watchmaking. Made in Glashütte, Germany, their watches exude a sense of quality …
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Owners Review: Seiko SNJ029 “SafArnie” Urban Street Series

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I want to preface this review by saying that I was allowed to watch “Predator” …