GEORGE Pocket Watch Review

GEORGE pocket watch

I’ve bought anachronistic items like the GEORGE pocket watch before. My intent: to be a “fedora” (a.k.a., a pretentious, attention-seeking ass). And then I found myself developing a deep appreciation for the sensibility of bygone accoutrements. And became even more annoying as a true believer zealously trying to convert others that the seemingly obsolete is, in fact, superior to the modern . . .

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Ball Secometer Pocket Watch – What’s Inside

Ball Trainmaster Secometer

The Ball Secometer pocket watch goes by the name “Trainmaster,” inviting comparison to Webb C. Ball’s legendary railroad watch. There’s no comparison. The original is a minimalist masterpiece, a cherished landmark in horological history. The Trainmaster is an Art Deco-style frippery, with none of the old Ball’s panache. Most egregious? . . .

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Watch News 7/11/2020

Rolex to Drop New Models September 1

Watch news - death to the Air King?

Coronageddon threw a spanner in the works for Rolex’s annual new model release. When COVID-19 shut down the world economy, the company [quietly] let it be known their new product launch team was skipping the annus horribilis entirely. Watch news! . . .

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New Watch Alert: 7/3/2020

new watch alert! Tudor Black Bay 58 in blue

New watch alert! The new blue dial Tudor Black Bay 58 is a sensation! It’s got more Instagram likes than Rachel Cooke. Not really, but it is a watch. We’ve got the lowdown on eleven more new timepieces clamoring for your attention. Let’s not keep them waiting . . .

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