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Seiko Silverwave Cockpit

In 1992, Bell & Ross launched its first watch: an airplane cockpit-inspired timepiece. Eleven years earlier, Seiko unveiled the Cockpit 2628-0040, born within their Silverwave collection (a Seikomatic and Sportsmatic sub-brand). The similarities are striking, yes? Let’s take a closer … Continue reading

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Glow-In-The-Dark Watches: 3 of the Best

As Tom Robbins famously pronounced, it’s never too late to have a happy childhood. If your childhood didn’t include getting under the covers with a glow-in-the-dark watch, it is time. Here are my three favorite luminescent watches . . .

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New Bell & Ross BR05: Hip to be Square?

Bell & Ross are kinda wandering around these days. After establishing their brand with square watches based on airplane instrumentation — “from the cockpit to the wrist” — they’ve been playing around with round dials in their signature style. For … Continue reading

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Bell & Ross Diver: Cockpit-Inspired Diver’s Watch?

Bell & Ross’ motto: “From the cockpit to the wrist.” So unless you’re planning on ditching your airplane in the water and swimming to safety, what sense does a square-cased B&R diver’s watch make? Financial sense! While you contemplate the … Continue reading

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