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#LookCloser – Dive Report – Zelos Hammerhead V3 Steel Teal

Frank (@frendymgee) Introduction The latest iteration of the Zelos Hammerhead, the Hammerhead V3 Teal Fume, from the microbrand out of Singapore landed on my doorstep for a field review earlier this year. I have owned a number of Zelos watches in the past including the Mako, Avant, and an earlier issue of this Hammerhead (in titanium), […]

#LookCloser – A Conversation Between Jon & Furry – La Semaine Louis Erard x Alain Silberstein (˚▽˚)(`︵´)(•◡•)(•~•)(•_•)

Prologue Louis Erard is a historic brand that like many had its roots about a century ago (1929 in this particular case), and over the years saw ownership change hands as the industry went through numerous lean and tumultuous years. Now, Louis Erard uses standard Sellita, ETA, and Valjoux movements and has an array of […]

#FieldNotes – The Perils of Boredom with Collecting Watches and a Surprising Solution

18 Aug 2021 – @FurryWristAbroad BASELWORLD 2014 should have been a warning for collectors such as myself. Though Omega released their beautiful vintage-inspired Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial Chronometer resulting in me rushing out to put my name down on one, many other brands such as Tudor, JLC, and others did the same. Seven years later, […]

#LookCloser – Wear Report – Nodus Contrail II

Frank (@frendymgee) Introduction The Nodus Contrail II was released late 2020 for $675 and provided a phenomenal pick-me-up to what was an otherwise awful year. The Los Angeles based company made a number of huge splashes this past year from launching their podcast Long Roads, the Retrospect II release, this updated Contrail II, and a number of special editions. […]

#LookCloser – Wear Report – RZE Endeavour

KC Prologue In the watch enthusiast universe, the watch enthusiasts are represented by two separate, yet equally unimportant human beings: KC, who likes titanium, and Marshall, who doesn’t. This is a watch review. Lame podcast jokes aside, titanium is often a surprisingly divisive material in the weird world of watch enthusiasts. Some enjoy the lightness […]

#LookCloser – A Conversation Between Marshall & Vincent – Bell & Ross BR 01 Cyber Skull

[Year 2077, 2133HRS, Ampang City 1:- Ampang, Malaysia] “Sirens can be heard from a few blocks away, along with gunshots. Chaotic was an understatement. Civilians could be seen fleeing from the scene, and cyber troopers and cyber terrorists were engaged in a firefight amidst the chaos. [Come in Hotel-6, we are en route to the […]