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Review: Nezumi Loews “John Player Special”

First of all, I told Nezumi that I’d publish an unbiased and unfiltered review. They were perfectly fine with that and sent me a press edition of the Loews LQ1S.622, aka the John Player [...]

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Happy New Year! Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020

Happy New Year! Another year has flown by. Time flies when you’re having fun. The start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on the past year and to plan for the brand new one. This [...]

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Watch Case Materials – Precious Metals

Like all technical features of watches, the choice of case material has changed over time. Some materials that were once popular have become uncommon. Some have gained popularity over time. And [...]

How to Identify a Vintage Omega [2019]

Omega is a great brand. Both the new and the vintage models are fantastic. However, if you buy a new one from an AD or boutique, the risk of buying a lemon is very low. You can buy one with a [...]

How To Spot A Fake Omega – 5 Quick Tips

You see an interesting vintage Omega watch. Perhaps on eBay or another auction site or even at a yard sale. It looks great. The price is right. But how do you know it’s genuine and not some [...]

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Ultimate Guide to Omega Speedmaster Sizes

I’ve seen many people ask about Omega Speedmaster sizes. Usually in terms of the “will it fit” conundrum. They’ll say something like: “42mm, that’s too big. I’ll go for the FOiS (First [...]

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Review: Two Straps From the Sydney Strap Co.

Recently, I had the opportunity to check out two bands from The Sydney Strap Co.   Founded in 2015 in the Land Down Under, so it’s a new company. They offer a wide range of straps – leather [...]

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Service: Omega Seamaster De Ville with Omega 600 Movement

If you’re looking for a vintage Omega watch with a tight budget, it might be worth it to look for one that needs some work. This Omega Seamaster De Ville with an in-house 600 movement needs [...]

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What is Rebanking or Knocking of a Watch Movement?

What is rebanking or knocking of a movement? The balance wheel swings to the left and the right. Halfway, the impulse pin enters and leaves the horn of the pallets. The number of degrees that the [...]

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Review: Timex MK1 TW2R13800

The last decade saw the rise of a trend for reissues of vintage pieces. We also saw an increase in the popularity of military-style and field watches. So, here’s the question – for how [...]