1. Love at...17th sight

    One night while cruising various watch sites I came across the Jörg Schauer Kleine Schauer limited edition. Something about it entranced me. Part of it was the cleanness of the design, part was a certain gracefulness, and part was some other, inscrutable quality that piqued my interest. Over the course of a week or so I kept coming back to look at it. I debated endlessly with myself over whether or not to bite, and eventually the watch's appeal overcame my resolve. I ordered one, and was told it ...
  2. Watch acknowledgement by strangers

    Many among us believe that no one ever notices our watches. Of course, what we really mean is no one ever comments on our watches, since we have no way of knowing what others notice or don't notice. My personal experience has largely confirmed this observation. However, there have been several occasions in which a stranger has noticed and commented to me about my watch, each occasion of which took me quite by surprise.

    By far the most commented on watch I own is my Mark VIII Naval
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