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A Guide to Buying Vintage Watches on eBay Part 2

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Last week, we wrote about the preliminary steps you need to take if you’re thinking …
Article / Vintage

Affordable Vintage: My Journey to a Seiko Navigator Timer ref. 6117-8000

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The Seiko 6117-8000 came into my collection as a fallback of sorts—a stand in watch for another piece that had been traded away (a Seiko …
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From War to the Auction Block: The Story of Sgt Rowson’s Panerai Kampfschwimmer

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Watches, perhaps because they are so much more personal than almost any other artifact, have a knack of telling stories that bring the past vividly …

Tales from a Vintage Collector: The Case of the Mido Powerwind “Rainbow” Diver 1000

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Most of you likely know of Dan Henry from his eponymous, vintage-inspired line of value-driven timepieces. But Dan Henry is also a seasoned watch collector …
Article / Guides

Military Watches Of The World: U.S.A. Part 1

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Much has been written already about the world’s iconic military watches and their origins, with numerous articles on individual watches appearing over the years right …

Affordable Vintage: Deep Dive with the Alsta Nautoscaph “Jaws” Diver

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Earlier this year, Marc Sirinsky, a longtime Worn & Wound fan, wrote a great story about his experience ordering a custom D.M.H. watch. It was …
Article / Guides

Love the Skin You’re In: the Lightweight Skin Diver

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Part of the appeal of dive watches is the idea of sheer functionality—the sense that the hunk of metal strapped to your wrist could, at …
Article / Featured

For Your Eyes Only: the Secret Microphone Wristwatch Worn by Cold War Spies

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On the night of July 15, 1977, CIA agent Martha Peterson walked along Krasnoluzhskiy Bridge over the Moscow River. She had spent the last four …
Article / Vintage

Grail Found: Ultra Rare Seiko For Sale

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There’s a pleasure in pouring a glass of malt, putting one’s feet up and trawling …