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5 Watches which Look Expensive But Aren't

In the rarefied realm of watchmaking, the most interesting timepieces are borne of complex, almost hypnotic mechanical constructs. From Breguet’s La Tradition to MB&F’s Legacy machine, the exposure of breathing, movement balance wheels and assorted gearwork has created an appeal beyond natural desire; that said, the only thing which stops us, is the price. 762 more words

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Improved Finish on VTA Tooling

Hi People,

I’ve upgraded the finish on the VTA tooling across the range. The new part still has the same fit and function but now has an embossed logo, part number and is made at a higher resolution (0.1mm layer instead of 0.15mm layer). 34 more words


Memoria Technica Workshop Year One! - Jan. 19. 2015

Hello all! The holidays kept me quite busy along with setting up the shop. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season.

It’s strange to think back to where I was and what I was doing this time last year. 117 more words


Something Swell from Rolex

On my recent trip to Europe I made a pilgrimage to Geneva, any good watch aficionado needs to see this at least once. The headquarters for many of the biggest brands are here, and the pulse of the entire industry can be felt. 40 more words



More time
Is what I need.
More time,
I must concede.
Time to improve,
To contemplate,
To exercise
And lose some weight.
Read more books, 177 more words


Seiko 5 "New Monster" SRP601

I recently added the newest addition to my modest watch collection. The Seiko 5 SRP601, one of the new “Monster” diver-inspired watches.

It has a stainless steel case, a very easily rotatable bezel, a date and time complication and comes with a rubber strap which I exchanged with a 22mm leather nato band. 23 more words