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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. …
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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 …

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 of buying a vintage watch on eBay, from doing some …
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A Guide to Buying Vintage Watches on eBay Part 1

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So you’ve decided you want to buy a vintage watch? Excellent choice (but beware, it’s a slippery slope—you can’t just buy one!). But where to …

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 watches have always been a breath of fresh air to …
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A Restoration Story: Breathing New Life Into a $45 Timex “Roulette”

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Timex, oftentimes one of the most overlooked brands in watchmaking, has a long and storied history, forever intertwined with the East Coast’s Industrial Revolution that …
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The Curious Case of the Universal Genève Polerouter Sub Super Compressor

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Collecting vintage watches is not for the faint of heart. More often than not, the complete history and details of vintage catalogues are lost to …

Affordable Vintage: Enicar Seapearl 600

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Most seasoned watch collectors are well versed in the connection between famous explorers and their …