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Affordable Vintage

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Hunting Down a Seiko 6105-8000

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The one that got away—we all have one (most of us probably have a few). …
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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 iconic “Jaws” dive watch in an installment of our popular …

Affordable Vintage: King Seiko ref. 5621-7020, and Some Things to Consider When Buying King Seiko

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Within the world of vintage Seiko, Grand and King Seikos rule the roost, with the “GS” and “KS” badges adorning the dials and case backs …
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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 …

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 …
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Affordable Vintage: Why the King Seiko 44-9990 (44KS) Rules Them All

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Grand Seiko may be first to come to mind when talking about vintage Seiko dress watches, but true Seikoholics know not to sleep on the …

Affordable Vintage: ’70s Cool with the Scubapro 500

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It started because I had a watch that wasn’t getting worn. We’ve all been there; a piece comes into your possession, and at first it …

Affordable “Vintage”: Sinn 809 Aut

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The Sinn 809 Aut has developed a bit of a cult following and generates plenty of interest when spotted on Instagram or various watch forums. …

Affordable Vintage: the Ultra-Thin ’60s Seiko Goldfeather

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My preferred watches tend to lean toward the dressier side. The simplicity of classic dress …