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  1. [FS] Stowa Flieger Classic 36mm Automatic With Date With Logo

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    For sale is this Stowa Flieger Classic 36 Auto with Date and Logo. Purchased last year from Stowa in May, I am the one and only owner. Watch is in excellent condition. It's probably seen only about a two or three days of wear as I only wore it sparingly at formal events. Specs from Stowa's...
  2. Mitchell Timepieces

    Pilots' & Military watches
    Hi, I know this is a pretty big longshot (so have posted this on other forums as well) but does anyone know much about Mitchell Timepieces – and better still has anyone got one of their watches? Their web address is here https://mitchelltimepieces.com And I saw this video of one of their...
  3. Damasko DK14 with bracelet and Isofrane strap

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    I bought this watch new a few years ago and it had some movement issues so it went back to Damasko for a full rebuild. Since the watch has returned to me I've worn it daily for over a year with no issues. It keeps good time and is accurate in all conditions I've worn it in, from the jungle to...
  4. FS: AVI-8 Flyboy Automatic Watch with 7 Straps + Box

    Watches - Private Sellers and Sponsors
    This watch utilizes a Miyota 8215 movement that I've regulated to be within a few seconds per day, although I guess it depends on how you wear your watch. Two of the NATOs originally came with the watch and the other four are ones that I picked up later. The watch was purchased almost exactly...
  5. Flieger Friday: Affordable Dekla Pilot Watches

    News from the Watch Industry
    We know that Facebook, Instagram, and other social media has made the world tightly interconnected, where we can reach out to a stranger across the globe with a simple click.  This is exactly how Mike Stuffler of Watchuseek team came across the new flieger brand named Dekla Watches.  Mike...
  6. Stoic Watches: Affordable micro brand by Peter Speake-Marin

    News from the Watch Industry
    Peter Speake-Marin, a brilliant British watchmaker, walked away from his Speake-Marin brand couple of years ago.  After a short break, he started an online educational platform where he dissected horological significant watches and profiled industry insiders.  It was matter of time when he...
  7. Top 5 Blue Dial Modern Fliegers

    News from the Watch Industry
    The blue dial trend has been popular for several decades, but it appears to be peaking currently. At the watch shows, blue color dials are featured alongside traditional white and black dials.  The same applies to brand boutiques, where blue dial is marketed as the “boutique edition”.  It was...
  8. Flieger Friday: Best Pilots Watches of Baselworld 2018

    News from the Watch Industry
    Now that Baselworld 2018 has come to end this week and Watchuseek team has recovered from the jetlag, we want to share our favorite pilots watches from the show. This year there was a wide variety of pilots watches presented in Basel at various price points. We will not discuss them in detail...
  9. Baselworld 2018 Live Report: New Laco Watches with Pricing

    News from the Watch Industry
    Since Laco didn't join the Inhorgenta, this year's Baselworld became the place to showcase (almost) all 2018 novelties. And there is quite some news to be reported. All in all, we (Bhanu, Scott, Brad and I) got the impression that Laco is picking up speed, not so much in terms of quality...
  10. Looking for Info on a WWII JLC Cal 450 Watch

    Jaeger-LeCoultre
    Howdy gang; picked this one up recently to be resold but was looking for some info from the experts. This appears to be a 6B from the early 40's but doesnt have military markings. Is there a way to identify it more closely? It has a TON of service markings in the caseback, assuming from it being...
  11. Flieger Friday: Stowa T02 Contemporary Pilots Watch

    News from the Watch Industry
    Stowa launched the TO1 TESTAF in 2013 (TO stands for Technically Optimized) as the first watch in their new contemporary line-up, but I was a bit hesitant because of the large case. Stowa T01 Flieger In March 2014, Jörg Schauer announced that the Stowa TO2 is in the pipeline. While visiting...
  12. Flieger Friday: Archimede TriCompax Flieger Chronograph

    News from the Watch Industry
    This summer Watchuseek team visited the Ickler factory (who own the Archimede brand) and wrote about all the new watches including their flieger chronograph.  While the current chronograph is designed perfectly with an Valjoux 7750 Elaboré movement, and has won several awards, it is missing the...
  13. Flieger Friday: Modern Flieger Standard DIN 8330

    News from the Watch Industry
    For the first time in decades, a new German watch standard was published in March 2016, the DIN 8330 Horology – Pilot watches. The DIN 8330-1 and 8330-2 Horology is the successor for the Technical Standard for Pilot Watches, also known as TESTAF, released in 2012. TESTAF ensured that a pilot...
  14. Flieger Friday: The Most Desired Modern Flieger

    News from the Watch Industry
    Stowa is one of five original companies manufactured the original B-Uhren watches for the Luftwaffe (Lange & Söhne, Laco, IWC and Wempe being the other four).  In August, Stowa celebrated its 90 th anniversary and released several flieger watches to mark the occasion.  However, a decade ago...
  15. Flieger Friday: Archimede Modern Flieger Blue Dial

    News from the Watch Industry
    This summer Watchuseek team visited Ickler manufacturer, who owns the Archimede brand, and got a preview of the flieger blue.  The entire team agreed that this watch will be instantly popular, especially with the combination of bronze case and blue dial. The blue dial by Archimede is not...
  16. Affordable Auto Pilots watch - Oct 2017 onwards

    Pilots' & Military watches
    Post here if its: 1. Pilot. 2. Automatic/Mechanical. 3. Affordable - shall we say up to 450 USD, its OK if we go a little over. Some that I've come across: Tissel Orient - green dial! :)
  17. Flieger Friday: Visit to Hanhart Factory and Museum

    News from the Watch Industry
    Mike Stuffler, Watchuseek moderator and German watch expert, Mario Gaspar from Czech & Slovakia watch forum, and I visited HANHART factory during our visit to Black Forest region. Hanhart manufacture is in Gütenbach, a small village in southern end of the Black Forest with an estimated...
  18. STOWA 90th Anniversary Celebration

    Jörg Schauer & STOWA
    On July 16 th STOWA celebrated its 90 th anniversary with a customer appreciation day the Black Forest town of Engelsbrand.  Even though the brand has not been in a continuous ownership, Jörg Schauer acquired the company in 1996 from Werner Storz, the successor and son of founder Walter...
  19. Baselworld 2016: Orologi Calamai

    News from the Watch Industry
    Each year Baselworld brings one or two new interesting brands which start out small in a booth where there is very little foot traffic.  This year I had the privilege to meet and accidentally run into Orologi Calamai.  They deserve the Watchuseek attention for putting out amazingly cool tool...
  20. FS: BNIB IWC MARK XVII IW326501 Pilot’s Watch on Strap -- Priced to Sell

    Watches - Dealers and Manufacturers
    Hello all, I am selling a BNIB IWC MARK XVII Pilot’s Watch -Model Number: IW326501 -41mm SS Case -Automatic movement with a 42 hour power reserve -Any marks on the watch are from the dealer handling the watch from the display case -Comes with outer and inner boxes, booklets, warranty card...
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