Category Archives: Dress Watches

Seiko Solar Dress Watch ($85)

Back when I was a kid, $85 bought you a small house in the suburbs. Not really. But it wasn’t nothing. These days, you can’t buy a lot with $85. O.K., sure, a gram of cocaine. In terms of watches, … Continue reading

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Seiko Credor or Grand Seiko?

It’s not Seiko Credor. It’s Credor Seiko. Or just plain Credor – in the same way it’s Lexus, not Toyota Lexus (even though Toyota owns Lexus). No matter how you say it, Seiko’s Credor sub-brand makes superb luxury watches. Hang … Continue reading

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Vacheron Overseas Quartz: Why?

A quartz Vacheron? While I’m a huge fan of the battery-powered Longines Conquest VHP, I was under the impression that watch buyers beyond a certain price point expect – demand – a mechanical movement. Nope. Apparently there’s one demographic that … Continue reading

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Vacheron Constantin Overseas: Mr. Nice Watch

Mr_Nice_Watch writes: In 2016, Vacheron Constantin introduced their new “luxury sports watch.” The Overseas collection has grown to include a chronograph, a dual timer, a world timer, an ultra thin, a perpetual calendar ultra-thin, a Tourbillon and quartz watches. That’s … Continue reading

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New Watch Alert: 1/10/2020

Another Friday, another horological harvest. If keeping up with the New Watch Alert series is a bit like drinking from a firehose now, imagine what it’s going to be like when I report from Watches & Wonders (the new, user-friendly … Continue reading

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New Watch Alert 1/3/20

Deciding what wristwear should melt your plastic and enter horological rotation is like looking for something worth watching on TV, only worse. The Truth About Watches is here for you, separating the wheat from the chaff, giving you the inside … Continue reading

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EUTOUR Watch Review

“We met some problems and thank God we finally solved them,” EUTOUR’s hard-to-find, less-than-complete website admits, without specificity. “The quality now is firmest and best ever.” “Best ever” means better but not necessarily good. But let’s not quibble. Our review … Continue reading

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