Graduation watch

I chose this at Costco, and my then-girlfriend and mother both contributed to it. Basic Seiko, 7T32 quartz with chronograph, alarm and lume dial. Served me all through grad school and Fermilab, only to be replaced by a Blue Angels Citizen when I started flying. I recently sent it to Seiko in NJ for a […]

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Basic Seiko

A seiko quartz isn’t going to impress anyone; it’s not a luxury item. More a superb functional with a design that takes time to appreciate. SNE498. Good indeed. And I can’t wait for my OWC to get back.

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Next level color coordination

Spiffy, isn’t it? BluShark “AlphaShark Slim” 22mm camel NATO with PVD black hardware. As usual, I trimmed off the extra layer and shortened it to declutter. I like it. Black on gold paired with the converse is pretty darn spiffy.

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Seiko Wednesday

I need to write a long post about this one. For now just a picture will have to do.

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Seiko day

SBDB015 on a modified Toxic NATO. So crisp and legible.

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Origins of the Soprod A10

I do love a deep dive and a bit of detective work. Over at Musings of a Watch Addict, we have a superb example of both where the author traces Seiko’s ‘new’ 6L35 calibre as introduced in the SJE073: I’m fine with all these except for 1 thing, this is not a completely new caliber […]

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