Category Archive: Watch Out

Men’s Corner with Mr. Andrew: Nomad

AK and I stopped by the opening of the second location of Nomad in the old Commute space on Queen West Friday night. Lots of ultra hip menswear labels like Wings + Horns… Continue reading

Do Over: Plato Watch

I keep trying to come up with a way to wear what I call granny watches — the ladies watch with the loopy lugs. The only watchband options seem to be a black… Continue reading

Mid Week Modness: Mappins Cuff Bracelet Watch

I don’t know much about this watch other than what’s printed on the dial. It says Mappins (a Canadian jewellery store) and antichoc (which means its has a shock absorbing mechanism so the… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Fortis Mini Flipper Watch

The month isn’t quite over, but I’m guessing that I probably won’t find anything else as awesome as this Fortis Mini Flipper watch. The original Flipper was designed as a dive watch and… Continue reading

Lost And Found

A couple of months ago, I think back in August, I was doing a watch cull and decided to sell some Bulovas on eBay. I sold an Accutron Quartz to a gentleman in… Continue reading

Keef is Kool

My copy of Keith Richard’s Life arrived today. I’ve only had time to look at the pictures, but Keef seems to be a watch guy. I can spot a chunky LED in pictures… Continue reading

Box Sets

I am trying to cut back on the watch acquisitions. I’m going to focus on repairing the ones that stopped running (my Gruen Bumper Automatic and my diving watch). Instead, I’m getting my… Continue reading

Are You Carrying? Molly Stark Pocket Watch

This here is a ladies full hunter Molly Stark Pocket Watch. The Hampden Watch Co. introduced this watch in 1896. This watch dates from around 1900 but looks almost brand new. When it… Continue reading

Classics of Design: Georg Jensen Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe Bangle Watch

What is the opposite of thrift? The amount of money I spent to win this watch in an eBay auction. But I have always wanted something from the iconic design house of Georg… Continue reading

1952 Gruen Bumper Auto-Wind

I’ve had automatic watches before, but this Gruen Precision is my first bumper automatic. Automatic watches uses the movement of the wearer’s arm to cause a semi-circular rotor to pivot back-and-forth and wind… Continue reading

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