Salvaged Diver: Matt’s Doxa T. Graph

When he finally dredged the Doxa from the heap, it was clearly a pearl of a watch, appearing to be totally honest. It looked exactly how an almost 50-year-old dive watch is supposed to look: a marked-up case, chewed up bezel, heavily scratched crystal and a bit of wabi-sabi on the hands.

On His “A” Game: Bill’s Royal Oak 5402

If you’re a regular Watch Patina reader, then you remember last month’s story about Josh’s 40th Anniversary Royal Oak. Up this week is Bill, and he’s brought along the original Royal Oak “Jumbo,” arguably one of the Seven Wonders of the Watch World. And, as if that wasn’t enough, Bill’s also sharing three Universal Genève Compaxes…

Orange Crush: James’ DOXA

You may not know the name James Lamdin, but I’ll bet you’ve heard of the company he founded: analog/shift. Chances are you’re one of the almost 60K followers of @analogshift on Instagram. Their eclectic mix of fresh-to-market watches offer something for everyone: From off-the-beaten-path, funky 70s chronographs and bygone-era dress timepieces to always-popular Speedys and grail Rolex Sport models.…