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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: Mk II Cruxible-Hellion

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Going down the rabbit hole of vintage military watches can be a hefty undertaking. There …
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Review: Laco Frankfurt GMT

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If you find yourself frequently bouncing across timezones, a GMT watch should be in your collection. Sure, you can just adjust your watch as you …
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From Stowa to IWC, a Guide to 10 Flieger Watches

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There’s no denying the longstanding popularity of a good Flieger watch. They’re one of the earliest military watch styles, and have remained in the horological …
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First Look at the Oris Aquis GMT Carysfort Reef Limited Edition

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Just this week, at a product presentation in Colorado Oris announced a brand new limited edition Aquis GMT. It represents a first for the ever-popular …
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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 is quite young, it has deservedly built up a lot …
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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 …