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Contact Form Added

Following a comment from ‘ /F ‘ I have now added a simple ‘Contact Form’ to the home page so that visitors can get in touch quickly and not simply via a blog post ‘comment’. I still welcome comments in … Continue reading

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This Week’s Featured Watch #77- the Record Master Rally Custom

I haven’t done a Featured Watch from my collection for a good while, so thought it time to do this one… First off there is a rather boring back on this model – but it gives the basic info that’s … Continue reading

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A Special Leopard Highness

Jeremy, a visitor here, recently asked for my observations about a watch he was looking to buy. I was happy to help, especially when it turned out that the watch in question is a rare thing. It’s a Leopard Highness, and that … Continue reading

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So different….yet much the same

On the face of it these two watches are very different – first is this Bulova from 1966. It’s a small watch, with a simple round case and easy to read dial with bold lumed markers: Second, from 1973, is … Continue reading

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Source for Vintage Citizen Divers’ Inserts

I’ve just seen a thread on the Seiko and Citizen watch Forum about a source for reproduction inserts for a couple of Citizen’s 150m 1970s divers. If you’ve not seen it already, here’s a link: 150mInserts I’ve not seen one in my … Continue reading

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A Tale of Citizen’s Big Cats – Part 2

With thanks of course to Brian, I’ve just added Part 2 to the page on Citizen’s big cat models. This includes information on the ‘Black Cheetah’, an intriguing 19 jewel hand-winding model… Here’s a link – if you’ve read Part … Continue reading

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More of Brian’s Speedy Restorations

I’ve just added two more Speedy restorations to Brian’s 67-9313 page. And corrected a spelling error in a previous update – sorry Mr. Merson! Here’s a quick link to the page: Brian’s 8110A Restoration – the 67-9313 ‘Speedy’ And I’ll soon … Continue reading

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