The Dr Pepper watch

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Do you like Dr Pepper? I do, sometimes. But not as much as Edward Moore. Edward was the production manager at the Dr Pepper bottling plant in Jackson, Tennessee, and this 1970s Zodiac “Dr Pepper” chronograph was his watch. It was given to Edward by the plant’s owner, Milburn C. Jolly, to thank him for over 25 years of outstanding …

It was a bug, and I’d caught it!

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Back in 2012, my 21st birthday was approaching and my parents told me that due to the significance of the occasion, they would like to gift me with a nice watch. Apart from the standard ‘kids’ watches that are more disposable, I had never had a proper watch, something they told me, I was to keep with me for many …

The unintentional heirloom piece

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Casio Quartz “A Casio quartz left behind by grandma after her passing in February this year. It was her 80th Birthday present from us back in 2005. Sometimes, it is pieces like this that holds more value (sentimental) than even your more/most expensive timepieces. We have since changed the battery and Mum is continuing the legacy of this timepiece.” Grandmother’s …

The 1963 ‘ED’

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I was taking a trip to Hong Kong, and as a frequent on Watchuseek, I posted a thread to see if anyone had any knowledge about vintage stores that I could visit while I was there. I was searching for a Rolex Air King at the time and ended up getting contacted by a guy, a Hong Kong local named …

Tempus fugit amor manet

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I had been wanting to have a ‘real watch’ for a while. It all began when my girlfriend bought me a Fossil watch when I was 18. After a few years and countless hours of browsing the web, I felt I was ready to purchase my first watch. I decided it would be something with a humble ETA movement, possibly …