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Grand Seiko Godzilla Watch. Has Seiko Lost Its Mind?

According to Forbes, the Grand Seiko Godzilla watch has “a number of elements in honor of the legendary creature. The prominent rays on the dial emanating from the center and shooting outward symbolize the heat ray beam that shoots from … 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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Ming 17.06 Monolith: Minimalist Watch of the Day

Whether it’s a Grand Seiko Elegance Collection timepiece or a Citizen Pro-Master Tough, simple watches are my thing. As I scour the internet for horological news, I come across a fair number of minimalist masterpieces. As Bob Marley would say, … Continue reading

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Grand Seiko SBGY002 – Worth $25K?

If you’ve got 25 large burning a hole in your wallet, the Grand Seiko SBGY002 is within your budget. Not so the Holy Grail watches (e.g., the Patek Philippe Nautilus). Then again, all the high horology brands have a timepiece … Continue reading

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Seiko: The Second Best Brand for Financially Challenged Watch Collectors?

The day before I met billionaire FabergĂ© egg collector Malcolm Forbes my mother shook her head sadly. “How terrible to be chasing something with only 44 examples.” Copy that. The more options, the bigger and better the hunt, the more … Continue reading

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Hodinkee = ‘Ho Dinkee?

The writers at Hodinkee.com forgot more about watches than I know. I’ve spent countless hours at the masters’ feet, learning the history, business, technology and design of watches, both old and new. Far be it for me, a watch-addicted ignoramus, … Continue reading

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Rolex: Three Reasons Not to Buy One (Other Than Price)

If you like your Rolex, you can keep your Rolex. Or can you? That could well depend on your ability to stop someone from stealing your Rolex. Someone who might choke you to death or cut off your hand to … Continue reading

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