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Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 Feet — The Return Of The Devil Diver

HomeWatch TalkBulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 Feet — The Return Of The Devil Diver Watch Talk Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 Feet — The Return Of The Devil Diver A closer look at a re-editon of this legendary vintage diver that won't break the bank by Balazs Ferenczi June 04, 2020 MIN READ Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 Feet — The Return Of The Devil Diver There are several divers from the ’60s and ’70s that are still charming today. Think of the Doxa Sub 300, the Longines Skin Diver, or the Bulova Oceanographer, for example. These are fantastic vintage pieces that are sturdy and rugged vintage tool watches. There’s something else they all have in common too — they all have re-editions.
The Longines Skin Diver came out a few years ago, and the ma..

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Ulysse Nardin Opens E-Commerce For UK & US With Exclusive Diver X Nemo Point Watch

For the first time in brand history, Ulysse Nardin has launched its e-commerce site for the US & UK, starting with the DIVER X NEMO POINT watch. READ MORE
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Wrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver Wrist Game or Crying ShameGrand SeikoWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 Diver Will you lose your shorts for quartz and $3,900? by Michael Stockton May 06, 2020 MIN READWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Grand Seiko SBGX115 DiverWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly article that puts your hand eye coordination skills to the test. Yes, we ask you to click a button in order to tell us if you’d wear our watch of the week or not. Today, we look at a white whale of sorts with the Grand Seiko SBGX115. But first…
Last week, I asked you to look at a homely kinda old Rolex Submariner 14060. It wasn’t overly special, but it was special enough in your eyes to conquer with an astounding 85% Wrist Game win. I’d liken that 15% to the one person who didn’t vote for Derek Jeter on their Hall of Fame ballot. Jeez, and I can’t stand the Yankees… We’re going to keep on the diving theme today with a l..

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#TBT Citizen Crystron Diver

HomeTBT#TBT Citizen Crystron Diver TBTCitizen#TBT Citizen Crystron Diver Just a Damn Good Watch for Next to Nothing by Michael Stockton April 23, 2020 MIN READ#TBT Citizen Crystron DiverToday, on #TBT we take a look at a Citizen Crystron Diver, a truly satisfying watch that won’t break the bank. In fact, a visit to the bank might not be necessary.
I never tire of highlighting the tit for tat behavior exhibited by Seiko and Citizen. These days, the heavyweight Japanese duo duke it out but it’s less obvious because they’re also battling it out with others. But back in the ’70s and ’80s, things truly went back and forth like an Ali-Frazier bout.
High-beat movements, quartz, and solar exemplify just some of the technologies where the two followed each other in lockstep. In 1973, Citizen debuted its first quartz watch under the Crystron name. This answered Seiko’s earlier Astron. The Crystron name was used well into the next decade across model genres. One such example was the Citizen Cryst..

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#TBT: Seiko 6215-7000 Vintage Diver

HomeTBT#TBT: Seiko 6215-7000 Vintage Diver TBTSeiko#TBT: Seiko 6215-7000 Vintage Diver Going Hands-On with Seiko's First Serious Dive Watch by Michael Stockton April 09, 2020 MIN READ#TBT: Seiko 6215-7000 Vintage Diver#TBT is here with a look at the Seiko 6215-7000, a vintage diver that paved the way for future designs from the storied brand.
A few weeks back, I pulled my normal Saturday morning routine. I woke up, made my wife and I strong cups of coffee using my handy dandy AeroPress, grabbed a yogurt, and plopped down on the couch to see what was what. I checked our site and stumbled upon Balazs’ cool barn find article and it got me to thinking about my newest acquisition, the Seiko 6215-7000. I’ll get to the buying process, but let’s first drop a little history.
(l to r) The Seiko 6215-7000 and the 6217-8000
The Genesis of the Seiko 6215-7000If you’re not familiar with the history of Seiko dive watches, I’d encourage you to check out an article I wrote covering every release d..

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Marloe Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review               

HomeHands-OnMarloe Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review Hands-OnMarloeMarloe Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review A young, indie brand from the depths of Henley-on-Thames. by Balazs FerencziMarch 17, 2020 MIN READMarloe Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review I’m not the resident micro brand writer at Fratello, but every once in a while, a watch slips through the cracks and lands on my table. This is what happened with this one, the Marloe Morar Beacon.
If you have not heard of the brand before, don’t worry. Marloe is a very young company that hails from the UK. It started out as a Kickstarter brand but slowly and surely grew out of that group. Mind you, many watch brands that start their lives on a crowdfunding site fail to stay afloat. So kudos to Marloe for weathering the early storms that come to all new brands. The brand has achieved early success thanks to its willingness to evolve and continuously expanding its collecti..

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Marloe Watch Company Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review               

HomeHands-OnMarloe Watch Company Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review Hands-OnMarloeMarloe Watch Company Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review A young, indie brand from the depths of Perth, Scotland. by Balazs FerencziMarch 17, 2020 MIN READMarloe Watch Company Morar Beacon A Diver From Great Britain — Hands On Review I’m not the resident micro brand writer at Fratello, but every once in a while, a watch slips through the cracks and lands on my table. This is what happened with this one, the Marloe Watch Company Morar Beacon.
If you have not heard of the brand before, don’t worry. Marloe Watch Company is a very young company that hails from the UK. It started out as a Kickstarter brand but slowly and surely grew out of that group. Mind you, many watch brands that start their lives on a crowdfunding site fail to stay afloat. So kudos to Marloe Watch Company for weathering the early storms that come to all new brands. The brand has achieved early ..

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55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watch Limited Editions

HomeWatch Releases55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watch Limited Editions Watch ReleasesSeiko55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watch Limited Editions Seiko Releases Three Watches to Commemorate its Underwater Beginnings by Michael StocktonMarch 06, 2020 MIN READ55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watch Limited EditionsWe have news of the 55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watch Limited Edition pieces. Seiko celebrates its past with innovative materials and updated color schemes on its most iconic undersea watches.
Here we are one year later and we’re more than ready to talk about the newest Seiko releases. With Seiko, there’s always something in the brand’s past to celebrate. We’re excited to talk about the 55th Anniversary Seiko Diver’s Watches. If you’re at all a fan of Seiko, you’ve likely taken one quick glance at the header photo and have concerns. We’ve seen these watches before and I’ll certainly address that. I’ll also address what makes these different while giving you my unbiased opinion.
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News: Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Professional Diver’s 600M

HomeNewsNews: Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Professional Diver’s 600M NewsGrand SeikoNews: Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Professional Diver’s 600M Featuring the new Spring Drive caliber 9RA5 movement by Robert-Jan BroerMarch 05, 2020 MIN READNews: Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Professional Diver’s 600MDespite the cancellation of Grand Seiko’s summit, the new watches are being introduced anyway (kudos for that). Thus, we’re kicking off with the new Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Professional Diver’s 600M.
That’s right, Grand Seiko was born in 1960 and celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Not exactly the celebration they had in mind in Japan, but I am sure we will get an opportunity to see the watches live and to test drive them. For now, we’ll have to make do with the press releases they’ve shared with us.

Grand Seiko 60th Anniversary Limited Edition Diver’s 600MThis watch might look familiar to you. It looks similar to the Grand Seiko D..

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Oris Updates The Aquis Diver Line With New 41.5 MM Case And New 39.5 MM Variant

One of Oris’ greatest strengths as a watchmaker in recent years is its ongoing effort to create a dive watch for every conceivable enthusiast niche. For everything from clean large diameter modern divers to ISO approved regulator dive watches to vintage inspired bronze cased dive chronographs, Oris has consumers covered, and as part of its 2020 novelties the brand further extends its Aquis dive watch range with two additional models. These two new additions, a new 41.5mm version of the Aquis and a 39.5mm Aquis with a new “oceanic blue” sunburst dial, take the core Aquis style in drastically different directions, adding even further variety to this already diverse model lineup.
The first of the pair, the 41.5mm Aquis, is likely to have a serious impact on Oris’ dive watches in the coming years. For those unfamiliar, the Aquis has been produced up to this point in two separate case styles: the 43.5mm original, and the 39.5mm midsize offering. Both of these numbers are slightly misleadin..