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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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Review: Lorier Falcon II

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It’s always nice to see a brand revisiting a popular model. Sure, it’s great when …
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Hands-On: AVI-8 Spitfire Type 300 Automatic

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Even if you’re not a hardcore aviation nerd, the Spitfire is one of the most recognizable planes in history. Featuring sleek lines, a single prop …
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Hands-On: The Le Forban Malouine Dive Watch

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You can’t really blame a brand for digging into their back catalog. Vintage watch interest is at an all time high, especially because of the …
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Review: Oak & Oscar Olmsted

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Getting your hands on an Oak & Oscar watch in the past was probably a pain in the neck. By the time you did your …
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Hands On: Raven Deep Tech (2020)

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It’s been just over six years since Zach Weiss took a look at the original Deep Tech, and quite a bit has changed in the …
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Far Afield: 12 Field Watches that are Ready for Adventure

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There’s something about the warmer weather and longer days that just pair so well with a field watch. The slim case, simple dials, and rugged …
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Review: Doxa Sub 200

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Imagine yourself standing on a dock at night. There’s a wintery chill in the air — you’ve got a toasty navy peacoat on and a …
 

Review: Seiko 5 Sports SRPD Dive Watches

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Popping the SRPD on your wrist is a bit like catching up with an old friend after a few years of not seeing each other. …
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Review: Ball Engineer Hydrocarbon AeroGMT II

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Ball Watch Company is no stranger to the watchmaking world. They’ve been crafting timepieces since …