The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 28: A Good Week for Chronograph Lovers

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Just like the title says, it was a good week (give or take a day or two) for chronographs. Longines put out a killer, vintage-inspired watch in the form of the Avigation BigEye. Then, Sinn blew our collective minds with its announcement of the EZM 1.1, a reissue of sorts of the brand’s legendary central minutes chronograph. And finally, Damasko had a (soft) release of its own central minutes chronographsomething that the brand has been working on for yearsin the form of the robust and tactical  DC 80.

Today, our contributor from across the pond, Brad Homes, joins Zach and myself on the show to discuss these three great watches, and why they’re great news for all the chronograph lovers out there. We also talk to Brad about how he got into watches, his collecting habits, and some of his regrets.

Longines Avigation BigEye Chronograph.

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Show Notes:

Let’s start with a wristwatch check. Brad was wearing his limited edition Stowa Antea.

Zach had on the 2017 edition of the Bulova Moon Watch chronograph. Stay tuned for a review down the line. 

And I was wearing my King Seiko 4402-8000, which has quickly become one of my favorite watches.


 

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Below, check out some of the articles we mentioned during the show.

Stowa Prodiver Blue Limited Review

Affordable “Vintage”: Sinn 809 Aut

Complications: Mechanical Alarms

And for information on the three chronographs we discussed in this podcast, check out the links below.

Sinn EZM1.1

Damasko DC 80

Longines Avigation BigEye

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Ilya is Worn & Wound's Managing Editor and Video Producer. He believes that when it comes to watches, quality, simplicity and functionality are king. This may very well explain his love for German and military-inspired watches. In addition to watches, Ilya brings an encyclopedic knowledge of leather, denim and all things related to menswear.
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