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An Affordable Icon, Mondaine EVO 38mm Review

A Swiss icon In 1944, a swiss engineer by the name of Hans Hilfiker, was given the task of creating a new clock system for the swiss railways. The trick wasn’t just to create a new design for a single…

Orient Star Retrograde Review, DE00002B

Orient Watches If you were to ask someone to name a Japanese watch company, you would certainly hear names such as Seiko, Citizen, and sometimes Casio. But unless you asked a watch enthusiast, you probably wouldn’t hear the name Orient….

Citizen Stealth Nighthawk Review CA0295-58E

Blackout Edition Today we will be taking a look at another Citizen Eco-Drive watch. This time it’s model CA0295-58E, also known as the Nighthawk Chronograph. But it can also be refereed to as the Blackout Nighthawk, or the Stealth Nighthawk….

A mechanical revolution. Swatch Sistem Navy Review. YIS409

Swatch’s styling can be a polarizing topic. To some, the watches are uniquely designed, collectible, and affordable swiss time pieces. A relic of the 1980s and 1990s, one that is remembered fondly. To others it was a loud and funky…

The Stealth Fly-Back Review, Timex TW2R55000

Yet another Timex At this point it shouldn’t surprise anyone that I have a soft spot for Timex. After this will be the seventh review here at relative time, and it’s the third Timex I’ve taken a look at. But…

Seiko Recraft SNKN49, An Automatic Bronze Beauty

Style is always changing, but it also cyclical. Style is also confusing. Seiko really came into it’s own during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Creating stylish, and more importantly, reliable time pieces. Over those decades, Seiko was able to refine their…

Timex Weekender Oversized Review; TW2P858009J

What can you say about a Timex… No other company is as synonymous with American watch making as is Timex. It’s roots have always been based on making great time pieces, and affordable prices. The Timex Weekender not only embodies…

Big Bold and Beautiful; The Bulova 97B122 Precisionist Review

  It’s Big, it’s beautiful, it’s precise, and it’s a whole lot of rose gold. It’s the Bulova 97B122 Precisionist Chronograph.   I’ve been interested in the Precisionist movement for a while now, and was recently able to pick one…

Seiko SNK807 Review: The Best Entry Level Automatic Watch

Can you find a good automatic for around $60?  Yes, yes you can. If you ask someone to name a great Japanese watch company, they will inevitably think of Seiko or Citizen (possibly Casio if they had a calculator watch…

Citizen: Silver Eco Drive Perpetual Calendar BL5470-06A Review

Eco Drive Citizen introduced the Eco-Drive movement back in the mid 1990s.  Citizen combined the accuracy and reliability of a quartz watch, with a translucent dial and solar cells underneath.  Combined with newer lithium-ion battery technology resulted in a reliable…