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Everyone Needs One Weird Watch

The $1500 Nubeo Satellite Automatic Pioneer Black is one weird watch. Here’s how it works: “Two wandering hour marker ‘satellites’ rotate in orbit across the dial face. A complex jigsaw of gears, wheel and precision-engineered parts culminates in the journey … Continue reading

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Which Watch for Rehab?

In case you’re wondering why TTAW went dark for a month or so, now you know. Your humble horologist was in rehab. No, not for watch addiction. Although, sure, my horological obsession is a manifestation of a defective mindset. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Grönefeld Only Watch: 1941 Eight Seconds Remontoire

On November 9, Christie’s will be auctioning off one-off watches for the Only Watch charity fundraiser for muscular dystrophy. Needless to say there are some truly extraordinary timepieces up for grabs — assuming you have a truly gigantic bank balance. … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Watch?

When I found the video below, it had precisely zero views. I think it deserves a least a couple more. The $16.63 (plus $3.48 shipping) Chinese-made Individualization 3D black hole wristwatch is a strong contender for the world’s worst watch. … Continue reading

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Affordable Rolex Submariner Alternatives

$150 Seiko 5 Watches Are an Affordable Alternative to Rolex, pronounces, pimping the new Seiko 5 in hopes of a commission. Yes, well, as good as the wee beastie may be, it’s an affordable alternative to the virtually identical … Continue reading

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Ora Major: Major Fail

According to the caption on the YouTube video below, the quartz Ora Major “provides a modern interpretation of the world’s original timepiece of the Constellations.” According to Amazon’s product description . . .

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Stainless Steel White Dial Rolex Daytona Cosmograph: Worth $27k?

My father used to say “something is worth exactly what someone will pay for it.” It’s a lesson for any buyer looking to add a stainles steel white dial Rolex Daytona to his or her collection. And there it is! … Continue reading

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