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Quest for a Coke at the Miami Beach Antique Show

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After trying to clasp the watch around my “gorilla wrist,” I realized it just wasn’t …
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Not Just Watches: the Joys of Collecting Horological Ephemera

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Collecting vintage watches is fantastic in and of itself, with all manner of brands, models, eras, and styles to choose from and to focus on. …

eBay Finds: Enicar Seapearl Automatic, André Bouchard Skindiver by Alstater Watch Co., 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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The Lazarus Watch—Restoring a “Franken-Seiko” 6139 Chronograph

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Some watches lead pampered lives. They are kept carefully in their boxes, worn only for special occasions when there is little threat of alcohol-induced, watch-threatening …
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Born from Records: The History of the Rolex Daytona

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On September 24, 1924, driving a 350-horsepower Sunbeam race car with an 18.3-liter, 12-cylinder airplane engine, Malcolm Campbell reached 146.16 miles-per-hour at Pendine Sands. It …
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The Last of the “Fabulous Four” is Back: Introducing the Newmark 6BB RAF Chronograph

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It was pretty inevitable that Ewan Wilson would end up doing something that combined military aviation and watches. Back in the 1970s, when most children …
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Military Watches of the World: “The Dirty Dozen”

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The attraction of the vintage tool watch for many is that these were timepieces built to do a specific job as accurately as possible, and, …
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Hamilton Electric: the Race to Create the World’s First Battery-Powered Watch

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From time to time, we open Worn & Wound up to fellow enthusiasts, collectors, and niche specialists who want to write about a watch or …
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Affordable Vintage: A Tale of Two Private Label Bathyscaphes

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Late last year, longtime Worn & Wound reader Marc Sirinsky wrote a guest post about the …