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This Week in Watches – April 28, 2019

Hey, hey, hey, it’s This Week in Watches for April 28, 2019. For many out there, you’re coming off of school holidays surrounding last week’s Easter Weekend.  That meant egg hunts, chocolate (I used to like those Cadbury Eggs – one of them was enough for me), candy, environmentally unfriendly green plastic grass to line those Easter baskets, and food.  If forced to rank the big holidays in terms of food, I’d put Easter dead last.  No matter where in the world I’ve been, it’s always full of things like ham, smoked fish, and other things that make me feel pretty damn unhealthy.  Anyhow, one thing I do like about Easter are the colors.  Pastels rock!  But getting back to...

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Robert Downey Jr Moves from Urwerk to De Bethune?

Robert Downey Jr (RDJ) is famous for his colourful film career, and wacky persona on and off screen. But, did you know he has also made a name for himself among the inner watch community? Yes, since he flaunted his epic watch collection with a hilarious ramble in a feature video by GQ in 2016 (yeah, including this “questionable” Speedmaster). As “Avengers: Endgame,” the big-budget megawatt superhero saga opens worldwide with much fanfare and fireworks, I can’t seem to escape the influx of social media images of RDJ’s wrist game. That says a lot given that I am not a WIS. Within the space of a couple of weeks, he has been seen wearing two watches made by De Bethune whilst...

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Seiko’s First Diver – The Seiko SilverWave J13082

Today, we take a look at the Seiko SilverWave J13082, the very first dive watch from the celebrated Japanese brand. I was recently on my way back from a long Easter weekend in Bordeaux (where, surprisingly, I’ll long remember the world-beating experience of ingesting crustaceans and shellfish over drinking wine), when I stumbled upon a review of the new Alpine A110 sports car on one of my favorite sites: Jalopnik.  I’m used to witty, entertaining articles on the site, but this one truly struck me.  First off, the A110, from everything I’ve seen and read, looks to be an outright winner and one that comes from left field as most have their eyes on the Germans or Italians when it...

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