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Orient Open Heart Power Reserve1417 views
(13 votes)
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A Pepsi and a Smile!2835 views
(16 votes)
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Colorful Faces1495 views
(12 votes)
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Omega Planet Ocean897 views
(8 votes)
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3992 views
(8 votes)
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Kienzle Atlantis Mechanique1236 views
(13 votes)
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Monster in Yao's Light1711 views
(15 votes)
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19 - Vintage or OOP: Citizen Exceed Quartz Perpetual Calendar5929 views*Movement & Specs: Caliber E510
*Chosen by: Catalin
*Why: it is a truly historic watch since it still holds the record for the MOST ACCURATE solar perpetual calendar EVER (at +/- 10s/year). It was the FIRST solar to achieve that (and today Citizen has another caliber still in production - E780 - at that level, but that is not perpetual calendar). The precision is only surpassed 'out of the factory' by 'The Citizen / Chronomaster' (A660, still in production, +/- 5s/year but not solar) and certain limited-editions Grand Seiko (also 5s, but not in normal production and individually VFA, just like some other older very limited editions from the 80s including the +/- 3s/y Cryston 4 Mega and good ETA TC calibers - that apparently ETA does not really care too much to adjust in the factory or generally guarantee after that).
The Exceed is quite amazing with duratect Ti and coated sapphire crystal, but was a little-known very-hard-to-find Japan-only model which could be bought (well into PMWF territory) around 400 US$ - but with the US$ weakness and the model getting out of production the price for the very few NOS models are now over 500$ (and increasing) - still an amazing price.

(10 votes)
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The Wrist Rover1181 views
(10 votes)
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Up Close with a Glowing Orange Monster!1268 views
(11 votes)
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Always Ready4049 views
(17 votes)
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Seiko Marine Master1648 views
(12 votes)
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Pas De Deux1184 views
(14 votes)
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Die!2223 views
(17 votes)
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06 - Citizen Diver NY0040 (Black, Blue, Yellow, Lume)11023 views*Movement & Specs: Miyota Caliber 8203, handwinding but not hacking
*Chosen by: Paulc, supported by Chris L
*Why?: The Citizen NY0040 series (in black, blue, the rare yellow, and black dial with two-tone case) comes with the robust and hand-windable 8203 auto movement (mine runs less than a minute fast per week). A true 200m diver's watch, it wears a little lighter than other popular 200m divers due to its slightly smaller, rounder case. Visually, however, it wears about the same as a Seiko SKX (ie, 007/009/A35) due to its dial size. Other nice features include the screw-in crown at 8 o'clock (great for those of us with wrists that get dug by traditional 3 o'clock crowns), inky black dial (on the watch pictured) and applied indices. The lume on this one is also very good. Dimensions are: about 41mm across the bezel, 44mm incl. crown, 47mm lug to lug, 12mm thick and 20mm lug width. At just around the $100 mark on the internet, the NY0040 series offers a great deal for your money.

(21 votes)
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13 - Archimede Pilot15482 views*Movement & Specs: Stainless steel case with satin finish, sapphire crystal, screw down case back with mineral crystal showing the robust ETA 2824-2 inside, 50m WR, optional pilot's crown, diameter 42mm or 39mm (excluding crown), thickness 9.9mm and 20mm lug width
*Chosen by: Paulo
* Why?: A great quality watch with Flieger aesthetics for 245 euros plus shipping (Jan 2007) from a company created by Ickler (a well known quality German case supplier for various companies and also owner of Limes).

(28 votes)
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Breitling Super Ocean 1000m2415 views
(14 votes)
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Tissot Seastar2065 views
(10 votes)
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Omega 41mm Railmaster and Case Brothers peanut1339 views
(10 votes)
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Eco Zilla1322 views
(10 votes)
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Deep Blue Diver1732 views
(7 votes)
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Boys in Khaki2016 views
(6 votes)
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Orient Star Royal1221 views
(5 votes)
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Mellow Yellow1421 views
(10 votes)
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Casio Oceanus2702 views
(10 votes)
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Glashutte Sport Evolution Ref 39-42-43-03-032045 views
(10 votes)
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16 - Citizen Power Reserve Chronograph 21009255 views*Movement & Specs: Citizen Cal. 2100
*Chosen by: Micha
* Why?: Nine hands, Eco-Drive, awesome lume and all this with a little searching for under $300! Need I say more?

(26 votes)
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Night-Day Orient2531 views
(14 votes)
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14 -Seiko (Prospex) SBCB009 (nominated by thebarak) 7692 viewsIt always shows the correct time to within a second or two, never needs a battery change, dives deeper than you'll ever need, weighs under 3 ounces including the bracelet, has the same legendary lume as the Monster, Never needs winding, you can always see the time, even if you have very bad eyesight and it's dark, it's not crazy big, but can be read easier than many 52mm wrist clocks, it has a Prospex level fit and finish, The bezel turns so beautifully....
(8 votes)
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Omega Seamaster Professional in its element.1392 views
(8 votes)
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Colors of the season...1990 views
(13 votes)
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I need a vacation...1474 views
(13 votes)
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Oris CC Under the Sea963 views
(12 votes)
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Heavenly Bodies1407 views
(10 votes)
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Seiko Orange Monster in Bed1198 viewsThe photo that started it all!
(10 votes)
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Rolex Oyster Date1087 views
(10 votes)
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12:01 P.M.3673 views
(14 votes)
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Tutima NATO Pilot Chronograph1135 viewsLemania 5100 movement
(14 votes)
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Melting Monster1568 views
(8 votes)
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Vintage Trio1909 views1967 Omega Seamaster 300 - 1967 Tudor Submariner 7928 - 1970 Omega Speedmaster
(8 votes)
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