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Custom engraved Swiss Army Maverick Automatic. Photo: eBay

A Texas Metal Engraver Uses A Swiss Army Maverick Watch as His Canvas

| Automatic Movement, ETA 2824-2 Movement, Maverick Watch, Seen on eBay, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | No Comments

Intricate engraving has always fascinated me ever since I visited a history museum containing fancy armor and guns from hundreds of years ago. A perfectly normal firearm could be transformed into a work-of-art using chisels, a hammer, and nerves of steel. It is amazing that much of…

Not a Swiss Army watch... but a watch with a Swiss Army knife

A Hilarious Novelty Watch That Commemorates the Famous Swiss Army Knife

| Miscellaneous, Seen on eBay, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | No Comments
Let me start by saying that I probably spend too much time looking at watches on eBay. It is my happy hunting ground to find weird and wonderful watches. The...
Sub groups of the Swiss Army Maverick family

2018 Update on the Victorinox Swiss Army Watch Identifier Tool

| Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch DNA Series, Watch Sleuth | No Comments
What happened to the Watch Hunter Blog in December 2017? For regular readers of the Watch Hunter blog, it might seem that December was a quiet month. Where I had...

WATCHES IN CINEMA: Fantastic Mr. Fox

| Watches in Cinema | No Comments
Back in 2009, an extremely charming animated movie called "Fantastic Mr. Fox" was playing in the theaters. I remember seeing the trailers and thinking that it would be a movie...
Victorinox Swiss Army Ads

Introducing the Victorinox Swiss Army Vintage Ad Gallery

| Announcement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch Reference, Watch Sleuth | No Comments

I’m a sucker for vintage Swiss Army advertising campaigns. Partly it’s because I’m in the world of advertising and corporate communications as a vocation. It is helpful for me to see what some other creative person did in the past….

TGN Podcast -The Grey NATO podcast

PODCAST REVIEW: The Grey NATO

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The best adventures often start with a healthy appetite to expand your understanding of the world... The Grey NATO Podcast is one way to do that. What do you get...
Victorinox Swiss Army Watch Identifier and Database on Watchhunter.org

Introducing the Victorinox Swiss Army Watch Identifier and Model Database

| Announcement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch Reference, Watch Sleuth | No Comments
The Victorinox Swiss Army Watch Identifier on Watch Hunter is a new online reference for Swiss Army watch collectors complete with photos and SKU numbers of many models. Click link...
Fortis Blue Horizon Limited Edition watch with brown sunburst dial floating over Earth

MEET THE WATCH: Fortis Blue Horizon Limited Edition B-42 Aviatis from BaselWorld 2014

| Automatic Movement, Chronograph Watch, Fortis Watch, Limited Edition, Valjoux 7750 Movement | No Comments
This will be the first Fortis watch to appear on the Watch Hunter site. I have always wanted to own a Fortis ever since I learned about the Cosmonaut watches...
Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Professional Dive Watch with 2-tone lume. Photo: Victorinox

MEET THE WATCH: Victorinox Swiss Army I.N.O.X. Professional Dive Watch

| Dive Watch, INOX Watch, Quartz Movement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | No Comments
The I.N.O.X. Professional Dive Watch is Currently Victorinox's Most Prominent Diver This review will hopefully shed some light on how the "relatively new" I.N.O.X. Professional Dive Watch fits into the I.N.O.X. family...
Victorinox Swiss Army User Manuals and Guides

Introducing the Victorinox Swiss Army User Instructions Manual PDF Library

| Announcement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch Reference, Watch Sleuth | No Comments

Have you ever bought a used watch but did not receive the manual or user instructions? In many cases, one watch works like another in regards to setting the time or date. You can figure it out with a little…

2017 OnlyWatch Tudor Black Bay Bronze One. Photo: Tudor

FANTASY WATCH: Modding a Standard Tudor Black Bay Heritage into the Lefty Style of the 2017 “Only Watch Bronze One”

| Dive Watch, Fantasy Watch Gallery, Tudor Watch, Watch Collecting | No Comments
It's that time again for the OnlyWatch Auction to happen. Every two years, a number of watch manufacturers create one-of-a-kind timepieces that are auctioned to raise money to find a cure for Duchenne...
Victorinox Swiss Army BaseCamp camouflage Prototype is a one-of-a-kind. Photo: modified from eBay

MEET THE WATCH: Victorinox Swiss Army Prototype Camouflage Base Camp Watch from 2004 for Sale by Ex-Employee

| Base Camp, Field Watch, Prototype, Quartz Movement, Seen on eBay, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | No Comments

eBay can be considered the world’s largest hunting ground for treasure seekers, no matter what we are looking for. Seasoned watch sleuths like me can still get surprised at the variety of timepieces available. Seeing how I consider myself a Victorinox…

EVENT: Watchuseek Atlanta Watch Collector Get Together

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Maybe twice a year, a small group of watch collectors gathers in an undisclosed location somewhere in Atlanta to share food, friendship and lots of watches. This was the second WUS GTG (Watchuseek Get Together) that I had attended, though…

Seiko Catalog Library in PDF format

Introducing the Watch Catalog Reference PDF Library for Seiko Watches

| Seiko, Watch Reference, Watch Sleuth | No Comments

I will not exaggerate the scope of my Seiko watch collection. I only own two at the moment, and that is pretty skimpy as far as Seiko fanboys are concerned. However, I will be rectifying this shortcoming in the years…

Victorinox Swiss Army Catalog Library in PDF format

Introducing the Watch Catalog Reference PDF Library for Victorinox Swiss Army Watches

| Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch Reference, Watch Sleuth | No Comments

If you are like me, you might have a variety of watches in your collection that span many years. For instance, my oldest Victorinox Swiss Army watch is currently from somewhere in the mid-1990s. Dating early Swiss Army watches can…

YOUTUBE REVIEW: Tim Mosso’s Killer Watch Reviews for WatchUWant.com

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If you want to see watch reviews that are packed with great information and not dumbed down, then I suggest browsing to YouTube to look up WatchUWant watch reviews by the smooth-talking Tim Masso. Mr. Masso is known as the “horological…

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