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When it comes to Omega, many folks instantly think of one model – the Speedmaster. This is a fair leap to make, given how iconic the watch has become. Variations have come and gone, but the one you’re likely picturing in your mind right now is a mechanical chronograph with a black dial. A lot of that is fueled from what we see today, as well as the vintage models that are currently popular. In the 1970’s, however, Omega was by no means immune to the quartz crisis.

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Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a look at some different reviews, including a new series it looks like Hodinkee is starting up. After those, we’ll highlight (as usual) some of our more popular posts from the last week. Read on to see what we’ve got in store for you.

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TokyoFlash has been creating unusual digital watches for a while. They have a variety of different ways to represent time on the watch, some straight forward and inventive, some a little tougher to read. The Kisai Upload walks between the line between the two, using the same type of system utilized for road markings to represent the time on the watch.

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We’ve reviewed quite a few different models from Marvin over the past few years, and we’ve liked the brand for the combination of style, fit-and-finish, and affordability that their lineup offers. Like the styling of a particular watch, but the mechanical movement is a little out of your price range? Well then, they very likely have a quartz variant, saving you a few bucks. In what we’ve looked at previously, if they haven’t been “true” sport watches, they’ve definitely skewed less formal. Today’s watch, the M125.53.51.74 definitely takes us away from that, and is very much a dressier piece.

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Within watch brands, you’ll find a wide variety of watches covering different styles and tastes. Less common is that variation within a product lineup, but for Bulova, that’s exactly what we have with their Marine Star collection. While there are dressier pieces, and ones that have chronograph complications, today, we’ll be looking at something that embodies the sport watch ethos.

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Welcome back to our weekly installment, where we have a quick look at some interesting watches and articles that have popped up over the last week, as well as taking a second look at what some of our more popular articles this week were. Today, we’ve got a hand-made(!) silver watch case, a guide for the person who’s looking to have just one watch, plus, as always, a pointer to some of our more popular articles from the last week.

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The Devon Tread watch was one of the first of the way out there modern watches that I found absolutely fascinating and drool worthy. The First Tread was a modern engineering marvel, ready to be worn by captains of industry and political movers and shakers, but it also had an ascetic that would feel at home on the wrist of a steam-punk enthusiast.