You have wandered into the Temple of the Chronograph, where we worship my favorite complication for any watch. Okay, worship is a bit strong, but I really like timing things… from burgers on a grill to the morning commute. If you have a question that you would like answered, contact me.

Grail watch acquired... the Victorinox Swiss Army SeaPlane Chrono is fun and funky!

STRAP SWAP: My Victorinox Swiss Army SeaPlane Chronograph is Future-proofed with a Rare Stainless Steel Bracelet

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In previous articles, I wrote about my love for Victorinox Swiss Army Sea Plane watches. I will not rehash the bulk of that information here, but you can check out all my reviews and history of the SeaPlane watches at Swiss Army SeaPlane Watch Series.… Read the rest
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CALLING ALL OWNERS: Victorinox Swiss Army “Air Force One” Limited Edition Alpnach Chronograph

By | Alpnach Watch, Automatic Movement, Calling All Owners!, Chronograph Watch, Limited Edition, Pilot Watch, Valjoux 7750 Movement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | 2 Comments
If you’ve ever had a limited edition watch, then you might wonder who else owns the same model. Having collected a fair number of Victorinox Swiss Army limited editions, I thought it would be fun to track down other owners of a few of my rarest watches.… Read the rest
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The product design prowess is very high on this watch. It has many thoughtful and clever coincidences

MEET THE WATCH: Triumph Scrambler Chronograph with Carbon Fiber Dial

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There was a period in my life not so long ago when I owned a few “fashion watches”. I’m not ashamed to admit they were my gateway into the hobby of serious watch collecting. I had fun starting “small” with attainable brands and eventually worked my way up to bigger names and better specs (and more money).… Read the rest
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A loose Swiss Army Airboss Mach 6 Limited Edition Dial. Photo: www.ipreferanalogues.com

WATCH SLEUTH: The Mystery of a Loose Dial from Victorinox Swiss Army’s 2008 Airboss Mach 6 Power Gauge Limited-Edition

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What you are looking at here in all its complicated manufacturing glory is a loose dial from Victorinox Swiss Army’s 2008’s ultra rare, limited-edition Airboss Mach 6 Power Gauge, model #241308. The dial was created for a relatively small run of watches that look like nothing else that Swiss Army has ever made.… Read the rest
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The Victorinox Swiss Army SeaPlane Chronograph had applied indices, a guilloche dial and brightly colored hands

MEET THE WATCH: Victorinox Swiss Army SeaPlane Chronograph

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It almost seems inevitable that Swiss Army created a chronograph model of their quartz SeaPlane watch. This is standard practice for watch makers to make 3-hand and more complicated chronograph versions of the same model because customers want variety. In total, the SeaPlane series had two quartz 3-hand SeaPlanes, one quartz chronograph SeaPlane, and one hand-wound mechanical SeaPlane XL and a limited edition mechanical SeaPlane XL in conjunction with Yamaha Motorcycles.… Read the rest
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Yep... Another photo of the Airboss Titanium Chrono by Stephen McGee.

WATCH SLEUTH: Mysterious Date Wheel Dots on the Victorinox Swiss Army Titanium Airboss Chronograph Limited Edition

By | Airboss Watch, Automatic Movement, Chronograph Watch, Limited Edition, Pilot Watch, Valjoux 7750 Movement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch, Watch Sleuth | No Comments
The titanium Swiss Army limited edition Airboss chronograph is no stranger to this blog. It has appeared several times in different articles including “A Rare Pair of Titanium Airboss Watches…” and “Strap Swap for Titanium Airboss…“. This is one of my favorite watches that I personally own.… Read the rest
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MEET THE WATCH: Victorinox Swiss Army Limited Edition “Air Force One” Alpnach Watch with the Presidential Seal

By | Alpnach Watch, Automatic Movement, Chronograph Watch, Limited Edition, Pilot Watch, Valjoux 7750 Movement, Victorinox Swiss Army Watch | 2 Comments
Swiss Army made a private edition watch for Air Force One. It shows the Air Force One / Presidential seal.It’s the United States presidential debate season leading up to elections so I wanted to give an update on a watch that is related to the President… but more specifically, his gigantic flying headquarters when away from the White House.… Read the rest
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