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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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Hands-On: Nodus Sector Dive and Field

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Nodus is a two-person brand operating out of Los Angeles, California, and though the company …
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Review: Timex Giorgio Galli S1 Automatic

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When you hear someone describe a watch with hollowed lugs, an injection-molded case, and a gem set in the dial, something haute undoubtedly comes to …
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Oris Supports an Important Conservation Effort With Their New Lake Baikal Aquis Limited Edition

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Oris continues their mission to clean, protect, and preserve water sources across the globe with the new limited edition Lake Baikal Aquis. 
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Review: The Defakto Transit is a Modern, Minimalist Watch From the Ickler Family

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Defakto is a small watch manufacture based out of Germany. Founded in 2009 by Raphael Ickler in Pforzheim, Defakto specializes in high quality, minimalist watches. …
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Review: Sinn 104 I St Sa Matte Special Edition

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You asked, and WatchBuys listened. After hearing customer feedback on their yearly road shows (one of the few opportunities to try on a Sinn in …
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Worn & Wound’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guides: Ed Jelley’s Picks

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The temps are dropping, the days are short, twinkling lights are everywhere, and the local radio station is playing “Jingle Bell Rock,” “White Christmas,” and …
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Review: Christopher Ward Military Collection

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As we covered back in September, Christopher Ward and the UK Ministry of Defence have teamed up to release a collection of officially licensed military …
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Review: The Ollech & Wajs P-101

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Ollech and Wajs is probably not the first brand that comes to mind when you think of high-performance tool watches. After doing some research into …
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Review: Seiko SZSB006 TicTAC 35th Anniversary Watch

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You ever see a watch and know you have to have it? That was me …