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Point/Counterpoint: Is There An Ideal Size For Your Collection Of Wristwatches?

The size of your budget, the size of your case — the size of your strap, and the size of your entire watch collection. It’s all very personal. Is there a proper watch collection size? Is there an ideal number of watches to own? Should you, as a collector, be mindful of maintaining the right collection size as another variable to consider when maturing as an enthusiast? Internet wristwatch collector personalities will offer a range of opinions on this topic. Some profess the wisdom of watch collections of a limited size. Others never talk about the size of their stock at all. How should you consider the question, “How big should my watch collection be?”
To answer these questions in this installment of Point/Counterpoint, we have aBlogtoWatch founder Ariel Adams and Nick Lehner, a watch writer and collector — this is his first contribution to aBlogtoWatch. Nick will begin with his first point on the matter of how big your watch size collection might want to be.
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Apollo 13’s 50th Anniversary — Why Is There A Snoopy On the Dial?

HomeWatch TalkApollo 13’s 50th Anniversary — Why Is There A Snoopy On the Dial? Watch TalkOmegaApollo 13’s 50th Anniversary — Why Is There A Snoopy On the Dial? Houston, we've had a problem here by Robert-Jan Broer April 11, 2020 MIN READApollo 13’s 50th Anniversary — Why Is There A Snoopy On the Dial?On April 11, 1970, at 2:13 pm, Apollo 13 astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert are launched for a planned three-day trip to Fra Mauro. After almost 56 hours, Jack Swigert reports “Okay, Houston, we’ve had a problem here.”, echoed by Lovell. From this moment on, the crew on board of the showed their nerves of steel, encountering and solving a number of issues, with the help of NASA’s crew +330.000kms away.
The story is well known to those who grew up during the space race era. Thanks to the blockbuster Apollo 13 from 1995 (with Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell) later generations are also aware of this mission. If you haven’t seen this movie, now is the time to look it up on your ..