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2012 Favorites from w&w

2012 Favorites from w&w

We all here at w&w need to wish you a glad new year and thank you, our perusers, for assisting with developing this site massively throughout the most recent year. In the year to come we desire to continue to present to you the best audits and articles zeroed in on moderate and all around planned watches that can be found on the web. We likewise will bring you numerous new and unique American made worn&wound items .

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January 2012 – Review of the Helson Skindiver

You can’t talk about the Helson Skindiver without discussing the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms. This isn’t in light of the fact that it is basically an imitation (tastefully discussing) the first Fifty Fathoms, it is on the grounds that the Fifty Fathoms is among the main watches of the twentieth century. Hell, I’d venture to such an extreme as to say it is one of the incredible bits of item plan of the twentieth century. Proceed reading…

February 2012 – Review of the Lüm-Tec Combat B16 and Super Combat B2

The Combat B line of watches by Lüm-Tec appeal to that macho side of our feel; the side that takes a gander at a mud covered truck or a secrecy plane in flight and can’t help yet think “cool”. They are extreme, strong tanks-of-a-watch that allure you to test their capacities. Proceed reading…

March 2012 – Review of the Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military

The Ocean line by Steinhart is a gathering of Rolex tribute jumpers. There are different models that cover everything from GMT Masters, to Sea Dwellers to an especially very much done Explorer II 1655 (the Steve McQueen model), yet the heft of the Ocean arrangement are Submariner reverences. Proceed reading…

April 2012 – The Watch Curmudgeon: So Many Watches, So Little Time

I have an inclination that large numbers of you will relate to what I’m going to say. Regularly I get very envious of individuals who own a couple of extraordinary watches and have no craving for additional. They simply lash one on in the first part of the day and perhaps respect it to a great extent when they check the time. That’s it. How absolutely rational. Proceed reading…

May 2012 – Selling Your Watch, a four section series

Part 1: What it’s Worth

Part 2: A Photo is Worth a Thousand Words

Part 3: Putting Your Watch into Words

Part 4: Where the Buyers Are

June 2012 – Hands On: The Watches of Officine Autodromo

For some of you, especially the gearheads in the group, Autodromo is a youthful brand that works up a great deal of excitement.  A self-portrayed “driving-focused plan brand,” Autodromo as of late burst on to the watch scene with a line of 60’s Italian games vehicle propelled watches, completed with an intense eye to detail and clear appreciation for prevalent craftsmanship. Proceed reading… 

July 2012 – Reader Response: DIY Pelican Watch Case

 

August 2012 – Review of the Techné GosHawk

Previously on worn&wound we’ve examined those watches or watch marks that figure out how to accomplish sublime plan and quality in a shockingly/unfathomably reasonable cost point.  Think Steinhart with their $400, ETA fueled pieces, or the $200 Maratac Pilot with a quality programmed and sapphire precious stone the size of your head. Proceed reading… 

 

September 2012 – Affordable Vintage: 1970 Seiko 6139-7010 Chronograph

There are such countless comments about vintage Seiko programmed chronographs, that it’s practically elusive a spot to begin. They are notable, all around made, collectable, dazzling, truly critical and…affordable. While it’s difficult to give accurate numbers, as a rule a Seiko 6138 or 6139 will run you somewhere in the range of $100 and $400, condition and shortage depending. Proceed reading… 

 

October 2012 – Announcing the worn&wound Shop!

worn&wound dispatched in May 2011, inspired by a longing to find and survey watches that are reasonable, all around made and perfectly designed.  Today, we are extremely eager to report the dispatch of the worn&wound shop! Proceed reading… 

 

November 2012 – Guide: The Affordable Observer’s Watch

Although the style has been around since the 40′s the previous few years have seen a development in the fame in the Beobachtungs-Uhren (Nav. B-Uhr or Nav. B) watches. These were worn during WWII by pilots and had some particular rules for their plan. Proceed reading… 

December 2012 – C. Ward C900 Harrison Single Pusher Chronograph

Well, we’ve at last gotten our hands on the eagerly awaited Christopher Ward C900 Single Pusher Chronograph. This watch was first reported in August, and I found the news so energizing (come on, it’s not regular that a brand evades the patterns of the watch market and draws out an in-house chronograph for simply above 3k) Continue reading…