Monthly Archives: January 2010

Malaysia Watch Forum celebrates their 1st Anniversary

Malaysia Watch Forum recently celebrated their 1st year with an anniversary GTG. The event was attended by 13 forum members. A few dedicated members actually made their way from Penang and Singapore to Kuala Lumpur to join the fun. Below are some photos… Continue reading

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Co-axial caliber 8500 – A watch review

  Background   Omega first introduced the co-axial escapement into their serially produced watch movements back in 1999 with the launch of the caliber 2500. The first generation of co-axial caliber was actually adapted from ETA’s workh… Continue reading

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Sinn Ultimate U-A sighted in Kuala Lumpur

Source   The Sinn Ultimate U-A has finally reached Malaysian shores. This Hour Glass exclusive edition is limited to 200 pieces worldwide. Since it’s official announcement last year it’s been the Ultimate U model that many Sinn fans have been an… Continue reading

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IWC gets voted as winner of Reader’s Choice Award for Best Watch line in Reader survey

    As reported on, IWC recently won an informal reader poll of luxury watch brands conducted at    IWC was voted top luxury watch brand, beating 3 other luxury Swiss brands and one top German m… Continue reading

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Orient Star 300m Professional Diver sighted at Sungei Wang Plaza

I was pleasantly surprised to see the Orient Star 300m Professional Diver at a local watch shop in Sungei Wang Plaza. As far as I know this is a JDM model, meant for Japanese Domestic Market. Ever since I acquired the export version with the orange dial,… Continue reading

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Sinn’s Tegiment and Damasko’s Ice hardening

Sinn’s tegiment process is a form of case hardening using gas carburizing technology. (Refer to here and here for more details). It is well known in metallurgy that steel can be surface hardened by the addition of carbon to the steel surface, a process c… Continue reading

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