“Uber”-cool Speedy Moonwatch

I was so high on watches I actually started talking up our Uber driver about his watch – a battery-powered Seiko. Next thing I know he blurts out, “I also have the Moonwatch with a black dial and a tachymetre bezel…”

Full Set: Jules Jürgensen Sea Diver

It can be argued watches aren’t made like they used to be… I think the same debate can be had about watch boxes and their accompanying paperwork. To me, modern day guarantees – with their barcodes and holograms – fail to capture the charm of an old warranty filled out with an ink pen in cursive…

Finders Keepers: Justin’s Vintage Carrera

“Finders Keepers” is all about showing you a side of watch dealers you rarely see: The watches they aren’t trying to sell you. Those special timepieces they’ve come across that have a sentimental value far exceeding their market value. Justin’s pieces are perennial favorites on the red carpet of watches appearing on Hodinkee’s “Bring A Loupe.” He has an uncanny…

‘Mint’ To Be: Justin’s GMT

A couple of Sundays ago I was invited to the home of Justin Vrakas to watch some playoff football, enjoy a few beers, and of course…talk watches. Justin is the founder of watchsteez.com – an online showcase of carefully curated vintage watches that focuses on affordable, unique chronographs. Besides bookmarking his site, you can follow him…