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What-a-watch: Seiko 6119-5401 automatic

  Here are 3 Seiko 6119-5401 with different dial colors. There is the blue version, the silver version and the brown version. All are working and entirely original, including original bracelets that fit a large wrist. The silver one is from February 1974 with English /...

Collector tip: Changing the Aquastar Glasstar bezel

How to change the Aquastar Glasstar bezel I got this question a few times and I thought I write a short tutorial on changing the Aquastar glasstar bezel . If you want to know more about the Aquastar glasstar, please read our blogpost. What you need is shown here. A...

What-a-watch: Lemania memomatic alarm

Here we have a rare Lemania Memomatic in gold filled case. Near mint condition with no wear to the gold filled layer. Just receveid a complete revision by my watch maker. The large case measures 40mm without the original...

Ftd: Ice-skate bezel divers Bulova Eberhard Titus Invicta 100ATU

What is the ice-skate bezel design on vintage dive watches? This post is about the various different branded diver that share the same case with roughly the same bezel. So I want to take you on another Find-The-Differences tour. One thing all divers have in common is the black ice-skate...

1960s Universal Geneve Tri Compax Moonphase Exotic

      Very rare 1960s tri compax moonphase with the exxotic dial. Not many of these were made and very few exist out there. This one is in pretty good condition with the obvious wear associated with a 50 year old + watch. Still original in all respected down...

Breitling Navimeter 2100 Pluton

Breitling start production of Navimeter 2100 in 1980y and end of production in1985y, this is in my opinion one of the most interesting and the most beautiful models of analog-digital real pilot watches. This model was officialy use France and Yugoslav air forces in 80s, the mine belonged to the...

UNIVERSAL GENEVE COMPAX 885103-2 NINA RINDT SERIAL 2,5 mil

  Rare Universal Geneve Compax reference 885102-02 also known as the Nina Rindt panda chronograph. This watch is an icon. For every 100 Rolex Daytona paul newman you will find a single Nina. It is powered by the famous Valjoux 72 movement...

Rolex Seadweller 16660 “tripple six” complete package 1985

For a sure good investment item the Rolex 16660 complete with diver kit, extension Calendar 1985-1986 Original certificate were you can see it has been sold 11/1985 Inner and outerbox Bracelet 93160/592 and clasp code J2. Beautiful patina on the dial with matching hands Unpolished case. Dial, Hands and Bezel orignal Tiritium   This is a true collectors set!   Enjoy...

VINTAGE 1950s UNIVERSAL GENEVE COMPAX REFERENCE 22295-3

Universal Geneve, reference 22295-3 watch in excellent condition. Dial is in mint condition. The caliber 281 is signed twice adjusted, which is quite uncommon. The movement is very clean and still sparkling. It has a dust cover (not often found in vintage models). The watch runs well...

What-a-watch: Longines Ultronic orange diver

Wow. The Longines Ultrasonic Diver with orange bezel and orange minute hand. One of the Iconic divers by Longines as well as one of the coolest watches with the tuning fork movement by ESA. This all steel...

Casio Cosmo phase CGW-500

Casio Cosmo phase CGW-500 Japan made rare all stainless steel version with mineral glas, year of produce this example is 1985y. In the upper ellipsoidal display is a animated graphical representation of the heliocentric solar system, you can also fast forward and rewind the date to see how planets them...

Series review: Certina DS2

This is a NOS Certina DS2  from the early 1970’s. This piece features a brown-grey dial with orange sweep second. It has never been worn and comes with it's original strap, buckle, hangtag and sticker still on the back. Inside ticks the...

Squale Blandford Master 100 atmos professional

  Here is the grand daddy of all divers watches. The circa 1970 Squale Blandford Ocean Diver. Made by Squale for Blandford SA. Squale was the first company to produce a mechanical watch that could hold it's own a 1000...

Gubelin G Quartz – Cuff watch

70s of the last century are the golden age in the watchmaking industry, especially if we take in mind the unusual models that are designed outside of any cliches that existed and which even today modern watches is not much different then that cliches, but some models from...

Omega Dynamic Giro Di Sicilia Targa Florio 1973 LE

Rare OMEGA DYNAMIC CHRONOGRAPH LIMITED EDITION GIRO DI SICILIA TARGA FLORIO 1973 - ORIGINAL FULL SET BOX AND PAPERS MANUAL AND OMEGA WARRANTY - Original LEATHER STRAP , hardly used (not on the watch) - CHRONOGRAPH STEEL CASE - 38MM - AUTOMATIC - Box in the form of a wheel...

Marcel Boucher Designer Jump Hours from 1973

Marcel Boucher (1898–1965) was a French jeweller. In the early 1920s, he moved to New York City where he developed a passion for jewellery design, studying under Pierre Cartier as an apprentice.By the 1930s, he was working for Mazer Brothers. However, in 1937 he decided to establish his own...

Trench Watches – The first wrist watches – Mystery of red 12

The world would look completely different today without great world wars especially the first and second,  many technological innovations have brought this evil time. At the time when started the first world war known as trench war, pocket watches were in use. For soldiers in the war it was impractical to...

Yema jump hours

YEMA Jump Hours Yema made some cool jump hours in the 70´s. Basically from 1972-1976. Yema was big in France. They produced quality watches. Please check out some of their models in the pictures below.   The 4th watch from the left in the first picture has a glass mirror dial...

VINTAGE UNIVERSAL GENEVE “EVIL NINA” MEDICO REF 885108 SER 2,8XX,XXX

Great looking Universal Geneve evil nina reference 885108-01 with a very late serial of 28xxx,xxx. One of the last ones made by a great watch manufacturer before it was taken over. In beautiful clean unpolished condition and almost 100% original (generic crown) but that may soon change.  Serial and...

Zenith Defy 28800 elegant diver

I can free  to say that the Zeniths from 70s years making pretty fantastic and incredible quality watches, Defy serial occupies a special place in watch history, and every true watch lover could have one example from that golden period. Solid stainless steel original bracelett is important part of any watch,...

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