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    Watch of the Week #6- Invicta 17203 Aviator

    Welcome back to week 6’s watch of the week. Today, we are excited to show you our choice for this week, the Invicta 17203 Aviator. In need of a chronograph with some character? Then the Invicta 17203 aviator chronograph is definitely the watch for you!! MATERIAL Let’s first talk about the material of the watch. Overall, stainless steel is used for the case, case back, the bezel as well as the band. For the case and case back, it features nice stainless steel with brushed finishing. The bracelet also has a nice brushed and polished finishing alternate with one another in a bead of rice style. Invicta on hand (Source:…

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    Mecha-Quartz Movement- More Information You should Know

    INTRODUCTION   We all know what a mecha-quartz movement is. Don’t worry if you don’t, click here to check out our previous post about the mecha-quartz.  Today, we will learn more information that will help you to navigate through the complicated world of mecha-quartz watches.   HISTORY OF THE QUARTZ CRISIS How the quartz crisis helped watch industry (Source:shreve.com) The history of the mecha-quartz is really straightforward. In fact, it all happened during the 1970s-1980s, where the quartz crisis was the one who gave birth to the mecha-quartz movement. Seiko Golden Tuna Quartz (Source: fratellowatches.com) At that time, everyone was switching from mechanical/automatic watches to Japanese quartz watches. Moreover, big…

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    Watch of the Week #5- Automatic Stuhrling Original

    Welcome back to Watch of the week series. Today we will take a look at the watch from Stuhrling Original, the Anatol 731 automatic. If you like automatic watches that are stunning and functional, this is definitely the perfect watch for you.   MATERIAL Stainless steel wording (Source: Stuhrling.com) Firstly, let’s talk about the material of this watch construction. In terms of the 47mm diameter case, this watch sports stainless steel material with an opening on both the front and back for the crystal in a typical skeletonized design. Replacement strap (Source:stuhrling.com) On the other hand, the strap is made out of alligator premium leather fitting for a 24mm wide…

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    Seiko dive watch- Seiko “Grandfather Tuna”

    When you think of Seiko, do you think of diving watches? No? I can guarantee that you don’t. If you are like me, you are definitely familiar with dive watches like the Rolex Submariner for example. Or the Omega Seamaster PloProf? How about the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms?   Seiko Logo (Source: Seikowatches.com) Rolex Submariner (Source: Rolex.com) Blancpain Fifty Fathoms (Source: jomashop.com) Omega Seamaster (Source: Amazon.com)   INTRODUCTION   If you noticed, we have been exploring dive watches all along with our waffle straps, chocolate, and tire tread strap. If you are not familiar with the above luxury dive watches, you can click the links for the straps as they come…