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Ask Gonzo about Watches (XXXIX) – Buy one or several of them?

Gonzo expresses his views on experimentation. Q. Hi Gonzo! I come straight to the point: Is it owning that one watch or trying out several different watches and never fixing upon one that earns more credit among the watch experts? By experts I mean those who make and those who appreciate and collect, both. A.

Ask Gonzo about Watches (XXXVIII) – Is Citizen a good choice?

Q. Dear Gonzo, It’s for the first time I stumbled across Creation watches and your posts and answers to various queries by the readers of the Mad about Watches blog. While this might offend you that despite your eye-opening advice and suggestions, your tone sometimes appears quite harsh but nevertheless, I also found them quite

Ask Gonzo ’bout Watches (XXXIX): Refreshing the Kinetic memory

Q. Dear Gonzo, After going through the Creationwatches blog and its posts on the Seiko Kinetic, something remains unclear. Why is it that you and your team stress so much upon the Kinetic Perpetual? Is it because you guys don’t sell the other Kinetic calibres or is it just a sheer lack of knowledge? However,

Ask Gonzo ’bout Watches (XXXVIII) – A question ’bout bare minimums

Q. Dear Gonzo, I want my first watch to be a skeleton or with a semi-skeleton face and a sapphire glass would be too good. It must be a good fit for strict- and semi formal dressing, I’ll also try to avoid numbers on the dial (if possible) for a cluttered look is something I can’t

Ask Gonzo about Watches – XXXVII – How reliable is the calibre Y676?

Q. Dear Gonzo! Of late I noticed you guys are stocking the J. Spring watches. There are some mechanical models that made me almost reach for my plastic but since I made a resolution not to go for making another impulse purchase, I’m writing to you. Also because I found out that the J. Spring

Ask Gonzo ’bout watches – XXXVI

Q. Why, Gonzo; are you so hell bent on Jap luxury than Swiss? Seiko, to be specific! A. Because of my love for Jap luxury and that love has too many justified reasons borne out of many things present and in-sync with each other. I know I don’t owe you an apology for I know

Ask Gonzo ’bout watches – XXXV

Again, it’s Gonzo! Sorry guys, I mean no ‘j’ business, but this whole AGAW session gives our friend a trip that lasts for at least a few hours post answering buyer/reader queries. We enjoy his (sometimes) thoroughly interesting replies and (occasional) columns but not the trip he takes on us. The only way to keep

Ask Gonzo ’bout watches – XXXIII

Q. Dear Gonzo! You can make out from the name this being my second mail to you. The last time and I must say here you have my hearty thanks for the priming-up session that introduced me to watch buying. I’m enjoying your choice, or suggestion – whichever way you might look at it –

Ask Gonzo ’bout watches – XXXI : Never tickle a ‘Seikopath’

Q. Hey Gonzo! I recently stumbled upon MAW and going through all your posts and answers to queries (I appreciate and sometimes…I’m impressed by the wit), I draw an entirely personal conclusion. I guess it’s high time you come up with a digest. That’s to say – Why isn’t there a recommendation for the best

Ask Gonzo ’bout Watches – XXIX

Q. Hi Gonzo. Which do you think are the most expensive quartz watches with a reason? What’s the max you would pay for a quartz wristwatch? What you consider would be a suitable cut-off? A. I’d like confess first. It’s not till the year 2000 I considered watches to be of any special value; a

Ask Gonzo ’bout Watches – XXVIII

Q. Hey, Gonzo! I read a couple of your posts on Diesel. I got three Diesel-s but they are no way going with me to my first big job. I’m 25+, so I think it’s high time I calm down everything boldly-youthful, rebelliously-spirited and start wearing something that shows my real character. I’m sure this

Ask Gonzo ’bout watches XXVII

Q. Hi Gonzo! I find your articles, answers and explanations to watch-queries very intriguing and wanted to write you someday. There wasn’t much scope till now but finally! I admit I’m still a newbie. My understanding about watches doesn’t go beyond quartz, solar and mechanical; you throw me questions on calibres and other deep technicalities