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Review: Grand Seiko SBGR001 9S55-0010

By |September 18th, 2016|Blog, Watch Care|

I read somewhere about the Lion logo of a Grand Seiko, on what it means and origins of it. I cannot really remember word for word, but it is something like: Lion is the king of all animals and Grand Seiko strives to be king of all watches. The Grand Seiko, SBGR001 9S55-0010, is a [...]

Review: “Shark” Brand Tribute to Seiko’s Legendary 6105

By |September 8th, 2016|Blog, Watch Care|

The engraved words on the case back of this watch I am about to review are : "To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield." It sounds heroic, courageous and full of guts and glory. I took the liberty to google for its origin and the meaning of this glorious phrase, and my [...]

Review Seiko SRP409J1: Seiko 5 50th Anniversary

By |August 27th, 2016|Blog, Watch Care|

My first ever "serious" mechanical watch was a Seiko 5. I couldn't remember the model number, but it was a Seiko 5 "Superior". Jet Black, Stealth, 36mm, diver style with uni-directional rotating bezel. I still own it till today. That would be the beginning of my horological journey, and also the beginning of the deterioration [...]

Skagen Black Label 901XLBLB Quartz Moonphase Chrono

By |August 26th, 2016|Blog, Watch Care|

I have always admired Skagen's design ever since it was launched in the 90's. It was sleek, slim, sexy and above all simple with no complicated patterns or design. Like this one I am about to review: Skagen Black Label 901XLBLB Swiss Quartz Moonphase Chornograph. I was just a teenager when Skagen was born; I [...]

Seiko Neo Classic SRP769K2

By |August 25th, 2016|Blog, Watch Care|

Seiko celebrated her 130th anniversary in 2011. It's an amazing feat for any company, and what could be better way to celebrate than to launch a new calibre to the world? The 4R series is in it's existence for over 5 years and it boast hacking, self-winding capabilities and better accuracy from it's predecessors. It's [...]

Review: Invicta S1 Dragon Silver/Chrome: 15862

By |August 8th, 2015|Blog, Watch Care|

Prelude: I first saw the Invicta S1 Dragon in Rose Gold and Yellow Gold in a shop in Hong Kong in 2012. I found the design of the watch audacious, ferocious and, to be honest, a little ridiculous. Who on earth would anyone fancy wearing a 44mm chunk of steel with a gangster-dragon-bling-bling with on [...]

Review: Ollech & Wajs M-10

By |July 18th, 2014|Blog, Watch Care|

As a long time history “geek” combined with an obsessed horologer; I tend to pick up time pieces with a good history and a good story to tell. Today, I will be reviewing the Ollech & Wajs (pronounced as Or-Lake-and-Vays) M-10, the younger brother of the infamous M65 – a classic military style watch linking [...]

Review: Fossil “Tweed” Nato Strap

By |December 5th, 2013|Blog, Watch Care|

Good day folks, thought I might share this overpriced (whooping $39 for a Nato) , but nonetheless interesting purchase. Let's start with some photos of the packaging: I'm particularly impressed by the fact that all straps by fossil will come with additional spring bar, with the special "spring bar pin" for easy changeability. I think [...]