Tag Archives: Tudor

Most Popular Dial Color, Size and Complication

Chrono24.com brokers an awful lot watch sales. Their database of “interest” (not sales) gives us a good idea of the most popular dial color, watch size and complication for 2019. Check out the results below, flavored with feedback from TTAW’s … Continue reading

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TUDOR Black Bay 58: Best Dive Watch?

We can have a debate about what makes a great dive watch. We can have a debate about whether or not dive watches are a dead genre walking. But there’s no argument that the TUDOR Black Bay 58 is the … Continue reading

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Barton Springs 656 Diver: Review

“There are things that rise above themselves to assume iconic stature,” Betty Cornfeld and Owen Edwards write. “These things are simple, ageless, yet mythic things that possess quintessence.” In their book by that name, the authors posit that the Steinway … 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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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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Tudor Black Bay 41: Review

Tudor, a Rolex for people who can’t afford a Rolex? That’s how the brand was born, and that’s how it remains. Only Tudor no longer advertises its association with Rolex. Or is that the other way ’round? Anyway, today’s “cut … Continue reading

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The Three Worst Mistakes Watch Buyers Make

One of the worst mistakes watch buyers make: 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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