Sometimes you see a concept in a watch that is a little different from the normal. And even though this idea has been around for along time, this particular model strikes a chord with me I suppose as it has… Read More ›
Month: April 2015
A rather novel feature is that the entire watch and extension can be popped out of the case frame/strap, allowing it to be used in an optional cradle which you can attach to a golf trolley for example
this seems to be, virtually at least, watch first with good traditional design, size a one button functionality, so no silly complications and with all these different optional watch faces I can wear a different one every day of the week. Just what a collector wants!
OK some are easier to use than others and I already have one that is super simple and absolutely meets my requirements, and some of the newer offerings I would advise you to carry an instruction booklet with you at all times – and that’s no good at all.
sometimes after a change from an original strap to one of your own choosing with perhaps different metal or color or style, whatever, you realize that for you the original was never a good idea in the first place.
In twenty years these could be the true vintage models and my present vintage collection will be antique, or certainly more specialist perhaps and maybe, just maybe, dare I say – rather dull . . . .
I attach an image from the 1970 McLeans Magazine advert running the Golden Clipper series and with the Stainless Steel 11616 model shown on the right. I note the advert text is sometimes difficult to read and in fact has apparently been misread in the MyBulova.com web site, but this clearer image shows it’s definitely 11616.
So unfortunately the outside to inside bezel change just doesn’t do it for me – and is it me or has the new version suddenly become a little lumpier exterior wise? Prefer my old one thank you very much!