G-SHOCK TCM Covid Catastrophe

On March 4 of this year, I woke up in a Chinatown hotel with two objectives: get my G-SHOCK TCM (Titanium Camo Limited) to the SoHo store for service and get the hell outta town. “Wait,” you’re no doubt saying, “since when has a Casio digital watch needed service?” Good question. The “squares” are not known for failure. Not even the $19.99 models. This being the $1,700 model, however, The Law Of Watch Drama, in which the likelihood of a timepiece giving trouble rises with the square of the retail price, applies . . .

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G-SHOCK Prices – Room for Squares

Last March 3rd, I took an Uber from Chinatown to G-SHOCK Soho. I handed over my GMW-B5000-TCM camo titanium square for service. Needless to say, I’m just getting it back now. In the four months between then and now, G-SHOCK prices have gone on something of a wild ride. For while it looked like the market for Casio’s little square watches was going to go the way of the fashion-watch business. In particular . . .

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G-SHOCK Anniversary Models: Review

Welcome back to Room For Squares. I’m your host, Jack Baruth. Last week we discussed the $1600 limited-edition titanium square. It has a laundry list of desirable qualities, but the beauty of G-SHOCK is that there’s usually more than one way to get the features you want. How about one of the G-SHOCK Anniversary Models? Or something very similar . . .

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