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How Bi-Directional and Uni-Directional Bezel Watches Work The Difference between
FROM HODINKEE: Bring a Loupe A Mint Movado World Timer, A ‘Nina Rindt’ Compax, And A Jet-Set Longines
It’s that time of the week again, so take a seat, get comfortable, and do your best to resist temptation. This installment of the roundup features picks like an impossibly mint Movado world timer along with a similarly jet-set Longines. For the chronograph heads, we’ve got a Nina Rindt Compax of the highest quality, in addition to a bit of a project Breitling. And, just because, a book of risqué complications.
Sizing a bracelet
How to size a bracelet with screw links.
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Today I’m going to show you how to remove scratches on your plastic crystals using Polywatch scratch remover. This will only work on plastic or acrylic crystals not on sapphire.
How to change a strap on a hole case watch.
Retailer Spotlight LV Luxury Jewelers In Las Vegas, NV, And Wanna Buy A Watch? In West Hollywood, CA
Featured in Hodinkee’s Article. Check it out, folks!
“This week, we’re putting the spotlight on two retailers, one large and one small, who are driving horology forward in the West. Wanna Buy A Watch in Los Angeles focuses on vintage timepieces, while LV Luxury is the place in Las Vegas to purchase brand new watches to celebrate winning a cool sum at the tables next door.”
A few months back we came across a whimsical image of the sinister character in the shadows who opens up his trench coat to coax you into a super deal on a “fine” wristwatch. We found the image compelling, as it puts a face on the expression that inspired our business name some 35+ years ago.
He especially admires a Rolex Day-Datewith a dégradédial that seems almost to glow.
A special evening coming up…
Bring a Loupe A 1969 Zenith Ref. A273, A Heuer ‘Pre-Carrera’ Ref. 2443 With Salmon Dial, And A Classic Rolex Datejust
Upon seeing this watch pop up for sale, it practically demanded to be included. It’s a standard Ref. 16718, but fitted on an anything but standard bracelet, produced in vibrant
Fred Savage offers a “tip of the hat” to Wanna Buy A Watch? while Ben Clymer anoints us “LA’s horological epicenter”
Fred gave quite a “tip of the hat” to us here at Wanna Buy A Watch? which we much appreciated. And in the article, Ben has anointed Wanna Buy A Watch? the “horological epicenter of Los Angeles.”
When asked about our business here at Wanna Buy A Watch?, we often describe ourselves as being in the fashion business. The products we sell are vintage and contemporary wristwatches, but we really consider ourselves in the men’s (and to a lesser extent) the women’s fashion industry.
Wanna Buy A Watch? Bloomberg News and part of the
This week’s round-up of vintage watches from around the world.
Book Signing Event With Author of “A Man & His