INDUSTRY NEWS: Rado Tradition Captain Cook MKIII Automatic

While Rado might not be a brand that is on the lips of all watch collectors when discussing timepieces, it is a part of the Swatch Group and is well known to many for their dive watch designs that have much more history than they are often give credit for. The new Tradition Captain Cook MKIII Automatic takes design inspiration from a very popular 1960's/1070's design with a larger overall case profile as well as sportier colors (and a much longer power reserve via the ETA C07.621 automatic movement. Get all of the information you can use here, along with video and the original design inspiration.

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Sturmanskie Arctic Mechanical

This is without a doubt a steal on a true Russian built mechanical watch! Designed to commemorate the history of Russian icebreaker ships, the 40mm case is built from 316L steel and contains a 19 jewel manual wind Vostok 2409 with sweep second hand. The watch is wound and set via push/pull crown and the dial features Super Luminova luminous material, protected by a hardened mineral crystal. Presented on 20mm leather 8″ strap, the finished work is tested to 10 ATM water resistance. MSRP is 529.00, but reserve yours brand new including all original packaging and factory warranty for just 239.00, shipping included. For less than most quartz movements you can own a genuine handmade mechanical build in your choice of dial, while quantity lasts!

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Invicta Reserve Ocean Reef Chronograph (10744)

Delve into the classic Ocean Reef RESERVE SERIES chronograph for a fraction of list! This SWISS MADE model features a 47mm x 15mm case is built from 316L steel, and contains a Swiss quartz chronograph movement with quick set date. The radiant silver dial is sculpted to create the subdials and outer track and is both sporty and classic, supporting both large markers and hands, all luminous. Dial assembly is protected by proprietary Flame Fusion crystal, set inside the prominent unidirectional bezel inset with poly section sculpted with both numerals and markers.   Presented on a custom 29mm 8.5″ chevron stitched leather strap, the finished work is tested to 20 ATM (dive watch equivalent) water resistance. MSRP is 995.00 but reserve your Swiss made chronograph, NOT prowned. via TAW for just 149.99, shipping included! PLEASE NOTE: This timepiece qualifies for six (6) interest free payments via Paypal Credit!

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Want Payments? 6 Interest Free Payments Via Paypal Credit!

We know that alot of you are use to making watch purchases and being able to pay it out over time. What many folks don't seem to know is that you CAN do this with Talk About Watches! Via Paypal credit, you can get six (6) interest free payments on products $99.00 and more. If approved, if you pay your purchase off within the 6 months and there is no interest. There is no cost to you to do this. Check out the information you need to know here.

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LIVE SHOW: XOSkeleton Superlative Star Generation IV and Von Dutch Dutchman “Skull”

Join Tim Temple live on 08/21/18 at 9pm EST as he and his special guest Avi Vieira as they bring you the latest debut releases of the full sized XOSkeleton Superlative Star Generation IV. These timepieces are Numbered Limited Editions (NLE) and are the last of the Generation IV versions that will be released. We have the best pricing for you! Also presented in the show is the extremely cool Von Dutch Dutchman Dual Time "Skull". Very much an attention getting timepiece with a lot of personality on the wrist. Please note that all of these timepieces are very limited in quantity. If you cannot make the live show, a replay will be posted here as soon as we are able. PLEASE NOTE: All of these timepieces qualify for 6 interest free payments via Paypal Credit!

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Roberto Cavalli Unisex Chronograph

This unisex Roberto Cavalli chronograph delivers the classic design in a well crafted build. Both the 38mm x 11mm case and solid link bracelet are built from 316L steel. Contained within is a Swiss quartz chronograph movement with quick set date at the 4 position. The detailed dial has a basis of a satin radiant finish, perfect for the royal blue saturated color as well as background for the polished roman numerals. Some of the numerals are sculpted into the fixed bezel, anchoring the sapphire crystal. The sculpted back is hand set with screws on the corners. The 19mm solid link 7.5″ bracelet features a dual deployant clasp and the finished case is tested to 5 ATM water resistance. MSRP is 1173.00 but reserve yours brand new via TAW for just 199.00, shipping included! PLEASE NOTE: 6 interest free payments are available through Paypal Credit (details inside).

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Joseph Abboud Sport Chronograph (9048)

Joseph Abboud is a name that is generally associated with fashion and apparel. But, they do make watches under this brand and damn fine watches they are! In this Talk About Watches exclusive offer, you are able to get this sport chronograph for less than $100. Aside from the name, you are getting an oversized case (approximately 47mm) that is popular right now along with an excellent dial execution that is sure to draw attention to the wrist. An easy to wear everyday sport watch that is sure to be presented well on your wrist.

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Sturmanskie Ocean Stingray Automatic

The Sturmanskie Stingray is a masterful build, from both an architectural and "watch guy" standpoints". This heavy build is in 316L steel, measuring a hefty 47mm x 15mm. Housed within is the SII NH35 automatic 24 jewel movement, delivering quick set date at the 9 position. The crystal is an especially heavy example of hardened mineral, key because this watch is built to handle genuine extreme conditions. Depending on your selection, some models will have heavy steel bars to further protect. The dial is beautifully detailed, which is a key feature of higher end builds. Again depending on selection you will find a flat finish dial, or one emulating the look of water droplets, or even the look of stingray. It's important to note that all luminous material is true Super Luminova, including the unidirectional multi-piece sandwich style bezel.

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Joseph Abboud Classic Chronograph

Joseph Abboud is of course a legendary name in fine clothing design. Over the years watches have been produced as well. One of the first points to emphasize is that this find is not from the current batch on the market, but rather from a heavier group built a few years back for distribution in high end clothier locations. We know this because we spoke directly with the designer and creator of these watches for JA! Not only that, having examined this series in person can share that they have a beautiful balanced heft; these are well made watches.

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INDUSTRY NEWS: Steinhart Nav B-Chrono 47 Baumuster B Grey Edition

Steinhart is a micro-brand well known for producing good quality watches at very low price points and the new Swiss Made Nav B-Chrono 47 Baumuster B Grey Edition follows that tradition. What is especially interesting at this price point is the use of a Top Grade Valjoux 7750 automatic chronograph (with a custom decorated gold tone rotor). Add to that the use of sapphire crystals and Super Luminova (BGW9) packaged into a 47mm gunmetal and grey overall "package" and the $1K price point makes it very attractive to many.

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