Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Datejust 16014

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Datejust 16014 Wrist Game or Crying ShameRolexWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Datejust 16014 Be part of the crowd that stands out from the other crowd. by Rob NuddsFebruary 19, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Datejust 16014Welcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the regular column that asks you to anoint a currently-available pre-owned watch as hot or not. This week we’re sticking to a classic. Watches from the Rolex 1601 family are a common sight on the pre-loved market. This one’s a clean and crisp option at a good price. But before we get to it, let’s recap last week’s result…
Hola, people. Mike is once again absent, so I’m subbing in for him. This time our American dream is floating around on a cruise ship somewhere. I would tell you where, but due to the amount of Seikos that man carries on his person at any one time, there’s a very real chance I might get him kidnapped. So while Mike enjoys his w..

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Bremont HMAF Argonaut Diver’s Watch Wrist Time Review

Britain’s beloved Bremont, a still youthful house in an industry boasting a slew of centenarian brands, already has a surprisingly lengthy history of producing special editions of its standard models for military units, such as the Royal Navy Clearance Divers, U.S. Air Force C-130 operators, and Royal Air Force Flight Engineers. In fact, Bremont co-founder Giles English has indicated that as much as 25 percent of Bremont’s business is with military clients. Given that important relationship, earlier this year Bremont unveiled its Her Majesty’s Armed Forces collection, a trio of watches representing and approved by Britain’s Royal Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Though not actually issued to military units, the watches have reportedly been designed in collaboration with the forces they are meant to honor, which, obvious marketing value aside, makes for a cool design concept. As a deep-sea diver and former Coast Guard search-and-rescue boat operator, I like my watches nautical. I was excited..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Corum Gold Coin Watch

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Corum Gold Coin Watch Wrist Game or Crying ShameCredorWrist Game or Crying Shame: Corum Gold Coin Watch Do you have €5,570 to spend on $20? by Michael StocktonFebruary 12, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Corum Gold Coin WatchWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly series that puts you in the driver’s seat. This week, we put the pedal to the metal with a real chunk of gold as we ask you to vote on the Corum Gold Coin Watch. But first…

Last week, we asked you to decide whether the 2017 Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary edition was worth your hard earned ducats. Well, you all showed up in force and the Speedy stormed the polls on the way to 70% Wrist Game mastery! On the other hand, we also received some deep sighs as this series has focused heavily on both Omega and that other brand with a coronet as a logo. What can I say? Sometimes you folks just don’t show up when I talk about something eccentric. But ..

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Apple Watch Series 5 Displays Information I Most Appreciate On My Wrist

With each new generation of Apple Watch, Apple adds functionality and variety to the available watch faces users can select and customize to meet their needs and interests. When the Apple Watch Series 5 was released, Apple went so far as to introduce some brand new “complications,” adding to the long list of information widgets (in software versus horology parlance) available for Apple Watch users to select from. In this article, I’d like to talk about the importance of complications on timepieces, in general, as well as look at some of the latest and most important bits of information Apple Watch users now have access to in the world’s most popular smartwatch. (My in-depth aBlogtoWatch review of the Apple Watch Series 5 is here.)
Apple Watch, as a product, is highly influenced by traditional timepieces. The term “complication” (which Apple likes to use) stems from the world of traditional mechanical watches. “Complication” more or less means a function that a movement can perform. Be..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Edition

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Edition Wrist Game or Crying ShameOmegaWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Edition Deciding on a Glorious Reedition for €6,490 by Michael StocktonFebruary 05, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary EditionWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, where you get to act like Caesar in Gladiator and choose the fate of an embattled subject. Today, we will look at the Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary edition. But first…
If we take last week’s results as a guide, you are all ice cold! I say that because the Rolex Explorer II 16570 Polar cruised to a 72% Wrist Game win. It seems that a price encroaching on $10,000 isn’t too rich for your blood. Today, let’s see if you’re willing to vote in favor of something more limited in nature but currently less popular. Enter the Omega Speedmaster 60th Anniversary edition.

Another Limited Edition..

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Laco Pilot Frankfurt GMT Schwarz, A Week On The Wrist

HomeHands-OnLaco Pilot Frankfurt GMT Schwarz, A Week On The Wrist Hands-OnWatch ReviewLacoLaco Pilot Frankfurt GMT Schwarz, A Week On The Wrist The first dual-time-zone watch from this historical house of pilot watches. by Gerard NijenbrinksFebruary 03, 2020 MIN READLaco Pilot Frankfurt GMT Schwarz, A Week On The WristThe origin of Laco lies in a company named Lacher & Co. Founded in 1925, in the first half of the last century, their production became one of the most important in the German Pforzheim region. Even in difficult times business continued. As one of five manufacturers, Laco produced reliable pilots watches for the German Luftwaffe.
Laco’s first Pilot GMT Watch, the FrankfurtToday, Laco‘s pilot watches are an expression of that success. At the beginning of this millennium, the brand was re-introduced onto the market. With watches adopting the looks of times gone by, but which still satisfy modern demands. Besides historically-inspired pilot watches, Laco nowadays offers more..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Explorer II 16570 Polar

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Explorer II 16570 Polar Wrist Game or Crying ShameRolexWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Explorer II 16570 Polar The Cult Classic for 8,771 Euros? by Michael StocktonJanuary 29, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Rolex Explorer II 16570 PolarWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, a weekly series that makes you feel like a boss. Let’s see if you’ll own today’s candidate, the Rolex Explorer II 16570 Polar. But first…

Last week, we did a 180 and featured an early ’90s svelte dress watch from Vacheron Constantin known as the Les Historiques 31110. This one came in platinum and if I may say so, truly looked the part. As for what “part” that was, let’s give it the leading role as a winner because this watch took home a convincing 64% Wrist Game victory. You might also recall my remark that detractors lacked good taste? Well, my feelings remain unchanged.
But for those detractors that loved the icy white color of the ..

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Wrist Game Or Crying Shame: Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques 31110

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques 31110 Wrist Game or Crying ShameVacheron ConstantinWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques 31110 Will you Flatten' em with Platinum for 6,600 Euros? by Michael StocktonJanuary 22, 2020 MIN READWrist Game Or Crying Shame: Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques 31110Welcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, where you choose to point your thumb upwards or in the sinister direction at the end of a gladiator-like battle of wills! This week, our contestant is the Vacheron Constantin Les Historiques 31110. But first…

I don’t know what to say other than “thank you” to the new kid on the block, Rob Nudds. You see, yours truly (who is in his early 40s) thought he was still in his mid-20s and did something stupid at the gym and was basically out of commission during the heart of last week. People, if I can leave you with one word of advice it’s this: stretch! So, Rob stepped ..

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Wrist Game Or Crying Shame: The Omega Speedmaster Reduced

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game Or Crying Shame: The Omega Speedmaster Reduced Wrist Game or Crying ShameOmegaWrist Game Or Crying Shame: The Omega Speedmaster Reduced The odd-ball kid brother of the regular Speedmaster wants your love by Rob NuddsJanuary 15, 2020 MIN READWrist Game Or Crying Shame: The Omega Speedmaster ReducedWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly series that aims to make all of your New Year’s Resolutions come true! This week, we take a look at the Omega Speedmaster Reduced, reference 3510.50.00
Fear not, Mike fans. I’m not taking-over this column permanently. I’m just standing-in for everyone’s favorite bargain (or not) hunter for one week and one week only. So what have I decided to put to you during my time in the hot seat? I’ve chosen a model that has given me some sleepless nights. Is it a quiet classic? Is it an unfortunate misadventure? There are strong opinions on both sides, so I’m turning it over to you, the Fratelli, to make a sou..

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Wrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial

HomeWrist Game or Crying ShameWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial Wrist Game or Crying ShameAudemars PiguetWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial Will You Fall into Line with this Oddity for 13,490 Euros? by Michael StocktonJanuary 08, 2020 MIN READWrist Game or Crying Shame: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military DialWelcome back to Wrist Game or Crying Shame, the weekly series that aims to make all of your New Year’s Resolutions come true! This week, we take a look at the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Military Dial.

Can you believe it was something like three weeks ago that we were last here on Wrist Game or Crying Shame? That’s so last decade that I can’t even recall what the heck we were discussing. Thankfully, through the futuristic powers of the internet, I used the search function on the Fratello page and found that we last looked at the Genta-penned IWC Ingenieur SL Jumbo from back in the ’70s. You guys must have been riding..

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