What's the deal with these minimalist watches? And where can I find more? [more inside]
I'm a guy with small wrists (5.5"), so most modern dress watches don't fit me well at all. An option I've seen suggested online is to go vintage, since older watches are often 36mm or smaller - is there anywhere in London with a good selection that isn't centred on £4000 Rolexes? Alternately, are there any modern watches in a smaller case size that anyone can recommend? I'd really like a Christopher Ward, but 39mm is just too large for me.
I want to buy a ladies watch. What do I need to know? Challenge: My budget is < $300. [more inside]
I enjoy reading the reviews and ogling the pictures of all of the high-end luxury wristwatches on Hodinkee. Is there an equivalent magazine for less-affluent wristwatch enthusiasts? Those of us in the sub $1K price range? I would prefer a well-written news and review site to a forum of collectors, but if there are some forums of with exceptionally high-quality pics and reviews I would be okay with that.
How do I buy a cheap fake Rolex outside of New York? [more inside]
I recently bought a pocket watch (photos: one two three), and I was hoping to find out something about the company that made it. The brand is "Three Stars" and it's supposedly Swiss. I can't find anything searching because the name collides with a lot of things (including a line of wrist watches that seems unrelated), but am I missing something? [more inside]
From 1967 until his death, my dad wore a perpetual-movement stainless steel watch that my mother gave him when they got married. He always said it was an "incognito Rolex," and I've recently learned that there might be some truth to that. Watch-loving MeFites, can you help me discover my watch's history and teach me how to change the date on its face? [more inside]
I have a Molnija watch with a busted mainspring (picture of front). I've taken it to my local watch repairman and he couldn't find a replacement through whatever channels he had, but maybe RussianWatchFilter knows more? [more inside]
Just looking for some opinions on straps for two new Tissot watches I picked up. They are the PRC200 chrono w/ white dial (http://imgur.com/nC4xD4z) and the Tissot PR 516 Visodate Heritage (http://imgur.com/236ZDlH). [more inside]
I was recently gifted a knockoff Patek Philippe Celestial 5102 watch and am curios as to how properly set the watch's many functions. With all the face time & celestial functions I'm a bit overwhelmed. Does anyone have the instructions or know how to properly setting this watch?
Where can I purchase a Steinhart Ocean Vintage Military watch? [more inside]
Looking for a new watch like the Timex Ironman Sleek. [more inside]
Watch-filter. I have special snowflake requirements for a wristwatch to give as a gift. [more inside]
Where can I find a working all black Westclox "Wrist Ben" watch or one that looks similar? [more inside]
Where can I order customized watches/clocks in bulk? [more inside]
I am looking for an analog wristwatch for my husband's birthday. I know nothing about watches; this is more of a meaningful/nostalgic gift for both of us. Price: let's say up to the $250 range. Anyone have model suggestions or tips for finding one? [more inside]
I'd like a men's wristwatch that is cheap, rugged, simple, comfortable, functional. Which watches are the best at this? [more inside]
Can someone ID this wristwatch? [more inside]
how are jewelry brand watches (e.g. Cartier, Boucheron, Harry Winston) regarded among watch enthusiasts? Is it the same as 'designer' watches in that they're not taken seriously?
Seeking recommendations for an inexpensive watch or clock (or other thing) with a low-volume hourly chime. [more inside]
Davin Stowell is wearing a wrist watch in the film Objectified, can you help me identify it? Link to photo inside. [more inside]
I recently received a Pulsar watch as a gift that came with this manual. I can set the time and date, reset the stopwatch, etc., just fine, but I can't get the watch to actually start. This is my first dress watch, so I'm wondering if there's something so painfully obvious that the manual doesn't even mention it and I'm just missing it. I have a job interview in a couple hours and a functioning watch on my wrist would be lovely, so, any help from more experienced watchwearers out there would be appreciated.
I want the watch that Sam Rockwell wears in the movie "Moon." Someone else was wondering too, but I didn't see any responses. Any help??
Looking to purchase a handful of reasonably-priced ($100) pocket watches, but would like to see/check them out first, so am hesitant to use eBay. I really like old Molnija watches but I don't see anyway I could get a handful in the next couple of weeks. I also like the Swiss Army pocket watches but don't like that they are close to $200 and don't have plated covers. Where is a good place to go check out some pocket watches (western and central Pennsylvania if possible)? Are they even sold in stores or does one absolutely have to get something like that online? If finding such things in a short window (must be purchased in next week and a half) is going to be an incredibly low-probability event, then does the hive mind have suggestions for other interesting and semi-permanent gifts for men?
Whereabouts in Boston can I get a Bertucci watch? [more inside]
I need a watch that has (a) an hourly chime (top priority), and (b) programmable alarms (I could sacrifice this), but also that doesn't look totally ugly (high priority). Can you help me find one? [more inside]
What in the equivalent of Design Within Reach for buying a new watch? Bonus points for stores I can visit in the SF Bay Area. [more inside]
I need/want the pocketwatch shown in this screenshot from Fringe. Where can I find it? Failing that, can you point me to a similar (classy, simple) pocketwatch for under, say, $200? [more inside]
Bought my first watch (ever). Will I be passing it on to my (future) grandkids? What is the lifespan of a watch? [more inside]
Why do watch ads always show one hand on ten and the other on two? [more inside]
Looking to buy a new watch, something nice for daily wear but that won't break the bank. Suggest some great watch-makers. Looking for reputable and quality watch company suggestions. Criteria and background expanded on in full q! [more inside]
Where can I find a watch in this style? (silver/western/spanish/somewhat ornate) this is for a man bytheway. It's a "Fossil" brand watch, but they don't sell this style, nor could I find anything like it on amazon. ideas? suggestions?
I'm looking for this watch, designed by Naoto Fukazawa. It is NOT part of his collection for Issey Miyake, nor was it designed for ±0. I can't find any details about it beyond what's on the IDEO page, and I'm guessing my inability to google in Japanese might be the problem. Help!
I've lost or broken my third watch in three months! Help me find a cheap, seawater-proof watch. [more inside]
What's a good magazine subscription for a 30-something guy who is really into watches and pens? [more inside]
[holiday_gift-filter] My wife needs a new watch and I'd like to buy one for her, but I can't seem to find anything that fits my requirements. [more inside]
Recommendations for a good wrist watch for myself for Christmas, 400$ or less please. [more inside]
I'm looking for a waterproof watch that also measures my heart rate. [more inside]
After two years of almost daily wear, the gold plating is starting to wear off my beautiful and beloved Bulova watch. Is it worth my while to get the plating renewed? How expensive would that be? How long would it last?
Help! Girlfriend's birthday imminent. Looking for a watch (preferably available in the UK) that is original, understated with good design (maximum price 150 quid) to buy for her birthday? Eternal gratitude available. [more inside]
Looking for a watch that tells near-perfect time, doesn't require winding or battery replacement, has a comfortable band in hot and cold weather and will last at least 10 years. It just needs to show the time and preferably the date. It's either got to be something very special, or at the lowest price which meets the above standards. Style and uncomplicatedness a bonus.
Any recommendations for watch repair in Seattle? [more inside]
Where in DC can I buy a quality watchband? [more inside]
Looking for a watch for the big wristed. [more inside]
Has anyone had any experience with Vostok watches? [more inside]
I recently received this cool watch as a gift. What I want to do is figure out how to do all the nifty functions, namely the bezel and all numbers running along the rim(s). It's a (partial) calculator I know, and has techy-sounding words like "STAT" and "NAUT" and "Flight Timer", which I deduce will allow pilots to...well, do what? Can someone help me decipher all the geeky goodness so I can impress my fellow nerd friends? [more inside]
Does anyone know anything about watch fobs for pocketwatches? [more inside]
I'm trying to find a good-looking digital watch with a metal band. [more inside]
I'm looking for a new chronograph watch. [more inside]
Help choosing a ladies fashion watch. [more inside]
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