A Guide to Sleeper Watches

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A Guide to Sleeper Watches

Post by Racer-X » July 23rd 2020, 7:09am

"When I spoke with Erik Strickland for our “Ask the Collectors” series, one of the topics we discussed was the idea of a sleeper watch. Erik’s a great collector of watches that fit into this category, and to get a sense of some of the most interesting and esoteric sleepers out there, definitely head over to his Instagram feed, and prepare to learn a lot about watches that are equally impressive and important as they are under the radar. We wanted to put together a guide in the same spirit, because there’s something undeniably appealing about a watch that does a lot, but does it in a way that doesn’t call attention to itself. And while Erik’s collection focuses mostly on sleepers of the vintage variety (and you’ll a lot more about this in an upcoming podcast episode), we think the term can also be applied to modern watches, which is what you’ll see in this guide."

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Re: A Guide to Sleeper Watches

Post by TemerityB » August 16th 2020, 11:52am

I agree about the B&M Baumatics. They look like typical B&M department store watches, but they're built for action. Never thought I'd be impressed with anything B&M does, but that line is really intriguing.
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