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Review: Vostok Amphibia and Komandiriskie wrist watches

Price: £50 on average as new, £10 International shipping. Vintage models circa 1970s/80s significantly more.

Russia – a mysterious land. In the west, known mainly for communism, vodka, and a car company with an unfair reputation  heavily ridiculed by 1980s British comedians. 1,091 more words

The 2018 Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical.

For 2018 Hamilton released what I consider to be one of the best vintage inspired re-editions to date. Having previously owned a vintage Hamilton from 1982 I can say that the updated 38mm case from 34mm was a much needed, and welcomed addition to the collection. 369 more words


Divers watches.

So as you may have figured out, this post is primarily about one of my favourite types of watch, the Diver style.

I guess it’d be helpful to have some understanding of this particular style; to better understand my love of them. 481 more words


Bulova chronograph watch in black and white

At last count, I own 14 wristwatches. Here is my Bulova model C837378. It has chronograph features and is a nice, sturdy timepiece with a masculine stainless steel bracelet. 9 more words

Minimalist Photography

The collection grows...

I find it ludicrously easy to collect new watches. Often times it’s just as simple as sitting on Ebay for a couple of minutes (could be hours, who knows?) And typing in quite generic searches. 320 more words


A Perverse Horology...

Rocks are computationally equivalent to humans.–Stephen Wolfram

The basis of the universe-as-machine metaphor stretches back into antiquity. Natural regularities observed from the beginning of human history form the background for this belief: 2,690 more words

Christopher James Gardner

antiquevintageclock.com - a new name

From this day onward the new domain for this site is antiquevintageclock.com.

I have been thinking about name change for some time. My reasons are fourfold, to increase viewership, make my site more accessible using search engines, gain more storage space for my photos and have more creative freedom in the design of the site. 84 more words