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Author: Rehaut - Replies: 4 - Views: 5263
Japanese Watch Giant Goes Missing
(With thanks to stromspeicher for his Watch Forum topic - 1970s Ricoh Strangeness)
On 28 February 2010, gsaronni posted a query on the Ricoh Forum asking whether anyone owned a Ricoh watch. His question received no really positive or interesting answers and the thread died almost instantly. This thread came shortly after a 2009 query on Watchuseek, this time asking about the history of Ricoh watches, and although there were a few interesting facts provided on this thread, it too died a death pr
Author: jpfwatch - Replies: 12 - Views: 13531
Comparing Japanese Auction intermediaries
Having bought the following watch, the discussion transitioned to buying at Japanese auction sites.... read the last two posts for a comparison.


Not as pretty as the Ricoh 590129 but still a nice watch.
Unfortunately the second hand does not hit the index markers but for 32 euro i think it is a bargain.

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Author: Collectionist - Replies: 5 - Views: 8719
Japanese perfection: zaratsu finishing
[color=#000000][size=small][font=Verdana]Today there really is no other luxury watch brand out there right now that can master the art of producing industry-leading standards of accuracy and supreme mechanical genius quite like Grand Seiko do. As the prestigious watch company produce all of their components in-house, the skilled technicians are able to control every aspect of production to ensure that the beauty within each finished piece matches that of it
Author: Collectionist - Replies: 3 - Views: 5962
Japanese perfection: zaratsu finishing
[color=#000000][size=small][font=Verdana]Today there really is no other luxury watch brand out there right now that can master the art of producing industry-leading standards of accuracy and supreme mechanical genius quite like Grand Seiko do. As the prestigious watch company produce all of their components in-house, the skilled technicians are able to control every aspect of production to ensure that the beauty within each finished piece matches that of it