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a week of (slightly) Japanese watches...

January 12 2012 at 8:52 PM
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Chascomm  (Login Chascomm_)
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The theme for the week on my wrist was 'Japan'.  This is a bit of challenge given that I've never really got into Japanese watches (yet).  So as the week progresses, the connection to Japan gets more obscure.

Monday:  Seiko SKX023

My proper Japanese watch

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Tuesday: Q&Q 2604

Japanese parts assembled in the Republic of Korea

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Wednesday: Allwyn Y381

Made in India with A6319 movement supplied by Seiko

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Thursday: HMT Pilot

Made in India from a licensed Japanese Citizen design

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Friday: Qreini SK

A cheap clone of the Japanese Orient SK made in Hong Kong with a Soviet Slava movement

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So as you can see, by the end of the week, I'd exhausted all my Japanese connections.

Maybe this year I'll find some more Japanese watches to expand the collection; perhaps a Tomony or a Ricoh or a Urika.

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