Seiko SRPB43 Presage Cocktail Time Review

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In 2010, Seiko released the SARB065 “Cocktail Time”, a cool dress watch with an exotic dial as part of the beloved SARB lineup. The SARB065 was only released to the JDM (Japanese Domestic Market), but after its wild success, Seiko decided to release a series of similar affordable models, like the Seiko SRPB43 Presage, years … Read more

Best Seiko SKX007 & SKX009 Alternatives (Now That The SKX Has Been Discontinued)

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The Seiko SKX009 & SKX007 are some of the most popular dive watches in the world. Widely recognized as one of the best affordable automatic dive watches on the market, the Seiko SKX had a near cult-like following. That is… Before their production were officially discontinued in 2019.  Since their discontinuation, Seiko has since launched … Read more

What is An Homage Watch?

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Homage watches are one of the most polarizing topics in the watch community. They can also be pretty confusing to understand, at first.  Today we’re going to be covering a few things about homage watches such as the difference between a homage watch and a replica watch. Is a homage a fake watch? And most … Read more

How to Wash and Clean a NATO Watch Strap

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NATO watch atraps are a watch collector’s dream. Affordable, comfortable, easy to swap out, and they come in a wide variety of different colors and patterns.¬†However, they have one simple problem… After wearing them for a few weeks, they can begin to build up your sweat. Just like you wouldn’t wear the same shirt over … Read more

Orient Star Contemporary Standard (Moon Phase) Review

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Expanding their Orient Star collection, Orient Japan has launched a lineup of 4 new Moon Phase watches in April 2020. ¬† Capitalizing on previous iterations of the Orient Star collection – this new lineup seems to combine elements from their “Star Classic” and “Sun and Moon” lineup, creating a model that it is sleek in … Read more

Introducing: New Citizen Promaster Nighthawk (BJ7138-04E & BJ7135-02E)

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The Citizen Promaster Nighthawk is a lineup of multi-functional pilot’s watches. Featuring large and legible hour markings, a dual-time zone configuration, a solar-powered eco-drive movement, and even a mechanical slide-rule bezel which allows a pilot to make calculations on the fly. The Nighthawk is a watch that is just as much a tool as it … Read more