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Exploring How Watches Are Lost To Time With The Benrus Ultra-Deep Skin Diver

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Exploring How Watches Are Lost To Time With The Benrus Ultra-Deep Skin Diver By James Mulvale    These days vintage watches are obviously incredibly popular collector’s items. Hell, this entire website is a testament to that fact. Whilst in some ways it might seem somewhat strange to think that an average middle-of-the-road watch from fifty years ago could be sought after piece, it’s even more strange to think about how little information remains on some of these models.  . Take this Benrus Ultra-Deep Skin Diver for example. Most fans of vintage watches might be familiar with the Benrus Ultra-Deep super...

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The Historic Smiths a.404 that survived the British North East Greenland Expedition 1960.

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The Historic Smiths a.404 that survived British North East Greenland Expedition 1960.   In 1960, Sir John Hunt of Everest fame, took a party that totalled 38 over to the relatively unknown and unforgiving conditions of Greenland.On their Wrists was a Smiths A.404 issued to them directly from Smiths themselves as they had done for Sir Edmund Hilary and co just 7 years prior for their famous trip to conquer Everest. It is common knowledge that Smiths were getting involved with all manner of expeditions around that time and had provided Watches to: British Mount Everest Expedition (obviously), Australian Antarctic Expedition,...

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