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September 15, 2012

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Paul

I've been looking for a simple elegant atomic (radio controlled) solar watch forever. Casio makes some, see for example:
http://www.amazon.com/Casio-WVA470DJ-1ACF-Waveceptor-Atomic-Ana-Digi/dp/B00186YU74/

But the watch is cluttered and most of the watch casing is plastic.

This one by Citizen is better:
http://www.amazon.com/Citizen-CB0010-53L-Eco-Drive-World-Perpetual/dp/B0045TI4HI/

I just wish it was simpler looking without all those city names around the rim.

Dylan

I think these watches, Vostoks, gives the most bang for the buck (or the ruble). http://www.smirs.com/en/russian-watches/vostok-watches/voctok-komandirskie-watches/
http://www.smirs.com/en/russian-watches/vostok-watches/vostok-amphibia-watches/
I have several Vostoks, both automatics and non-automatics. While the leather bands aren's very durable, the watches seem to be.

By the way, if someone would like a map of the London underground that's also a radio, here it is:
http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/16/view/23445/yuri-suzuki-london-underground-circuit-map-radio.html

Angelo

Aeromatic watches are available quartz or mechanical, including automatics. I have one and I like it very much. I love the styles----and the movements seem pretty good to me----well worth the price, which is usually between one or two hundred bucks----sometimes less on sale/close-out.

Patrick

That "Tube" radio is a thing of beauty, Dylan!

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