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Affordable Rolex Submariner Alternatives

$150 Seiko 5 Watches Are an Affordable Alternative to Rolex, manyofmany.com 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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Review: Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional Chronograph

Neil Armstrong wasn’t wearing his Speedmaster when he set foot on the moon. I bet Omega’s marketing mavens were pissed. But not as pissed as NASA’s PR department when Armstrong forgot to use the definite article for his first words … Continue reading

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New Omega Seamaster Aqua-Terra Ultra Light Revealed. Behold! A Telescopic Crown!

Ultra-light, schmultra-light. Watchmakers have been using titanium for some time. While it’s hats off to Omega for making a watch case and movement out of sandblasted grade 5 Gamma Titanium, luxury watch buyers often complain about the lack of weight … Continue reading

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Omega Ladies Planet Ocean $9499.99 At Costco

There I was, looking for a couple of 64-ounce bottles of Kirkland brand avocado mayonnaise, when I spotted this bejeweled beauty in Costco’s jewelry section. Imagine my surprise to find a $10k anything at the China Off-Shore Trading Company. I … Continue reading

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The Three Worst Mistakes Watch Buyers Make

The main mistake watch buyers make is obvious: they buy the wrong watch. Ah, but what’s the “right” watch and what’s the “wrong” watch? Let’s make this easy. The wrong watch is a watch that you end up wishing you … Continue reading

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Watchpro to Watchmakers: Ditch T&A Instagram Posts

usa.watchpro.com spent the big bucks needed to purchase the Gartner L2 report Watches & Jewelry Global Optimizing Social Media Content — How to Stand Out on Saturated Social Media Channels. (Thanks guys.)  watchpro’s takeaway . . .

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Kylie Jenner Wears a Rose Gold Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Double Balance Wheel Overworked. Overworked. Heh.

For all intents and purposes, the Kardashians own Instagram. @kyliejenner has 144m followers. That’s roughly half of the U.S. population. If you’re a watchmaker looking to promote your product with a post on Ms. Jenner’s account, that’ll run you $1m … Continue reading

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