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Writer, computer artist, photographer and watch collector. Packed up my Art and Art Collecting sites now owing to health and time restrictions, but still keep my hand in regarding my watch blog.
Here on my blog I can share my Collecting, comments and experiences with anyone who cares to view. I also occasionally contribute to Watch collecting forums and magazines.

  • Timex Ironman Transit

    I like it’s clean looks and easy to read dial with large digits on a very clear display, something that I feel Timex leads the way over all others.  The contrast is good and the displayed information gives the Day, the Date and the Year, plus the time – what more do you need on a quick glance. 

  • Nightspeed by Swatch

    Swatch introduce new models often and you can always assume the quality will be good, the movement will be good and the price very affordable.  So this year I looked to see what would take my fancy and be my model for this year

  • Novelty watches

    I particularly like the Mergic “Cat” watch, basically as it’s such a clear dial and with the high color straps really looks pretty cool – I understand that’s what the young set want – to look cool I mean.

  • Edgemere by Martenero

    So as I say, at last a neat, new clean looking model from the USA that manages to catch my eye at last.  So many models today seem to be blah, blah – more of the same.  The Martenero I’m pleased to say is not one of them

  • MeisterSinger Neo Q

    Each hour is divided into quarter, half and three quarters and in between these into 5 minute segments – and it is surprisingly accurate to read.

  • Ladies Sorna Jump watch

    Here’s a neat Ladies Sorna model from the 1970’s – the Sorna Jump.  Another Watch Company long gone and not too much known of them.  Swiss of course and originally from Grenchen, they used to manufacture watches under the brand… Read More ›

  • The Hudson Instalite (by Itraco)

    The Hudson Watch Co. was registered by Antoine Castelberg of Chaux-de-Fonds and New York in 1884.

  • The Tressa Lux Crystal Auto

    Of course that’s the 1970’s for you – it was a time of not only technical revolution, but also real social invention and Tressa was born out of that time. 

  • The wonder of Citizen

    And when it comes to the slide rule data.  I wonder how many customers actually have a clue as to how it works, let alone use it?  Maybe we’re all “hangar” pilots at heart

  • It looks the part!

    There is also another digital window opposite the 2, which has a mobile segmental style counter of sorts – I say of sorts as I have to discover exactly what it represents.  The square segment markers don’t seem to run in any identifiable order, though I suspect they should count 10 seconds in sequence, but they don’t – maybe a glitch just on this particular watch.