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Rolex versus Grand Seiko

To understand the Rolex versus Grand Seiko dynamic, go back to the 70’s. A band trying to fuel their drug habit had to have a hit. The general public would only buy their LP if it had at least one … Continue reading

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Seiko Credor or Grand Seiko?

It’s not Seiko Credor. It’s Credor Seiko. Or just plain Credor – in the same way it’s Lexus, not Toyota Lexus (even though Toyota owns Lexus). No matter how you say it, Seiko’s Credor sub-brand makes superb luxury watches. Hang … Continue reading

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Longines Conquest V.H.P. Review

Citizens’ Caliber 0100 is the world’s most accurate watch (that doesn’t sync to an external source). We’re talking about a timepiece boasting +/- one second per year accuracy. We’re also talking thousands of dollars and zero availability. If accuracy’s your … Continue reading

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Citizen Eco-Drive One Limited Edition

The Citizen Eco-Drive One is the world’s thinnest watch. And? While no Watchbox video would be complete without Tim Mosso revealing whether or not a particular timepiece fits under a shirt cuff, after that benchmark, at some point, horological thinness … Continue reading

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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 FTW

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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