The Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666

I’m with the rest of the herd when it comes to praising this generation of Bulova Oceanographer Snorkel 666 Devil Diver. Firstly, it comes from a trusted brand. I think that adds a bit of panache even if the brand was like Hamilton in making everyday accessible watches. Second, the watch used an in-house automatic movement called the 11 BLACD. We’re all in-house snobs, right? Thirdly, it’s right around 41mm in diameter and that should quiet the, “yeah, it’s vintage but it’s too small” gallery. Finally, and most importantly, this watch is a damn carnival for the eyes… More here.

This is a stunning watch. The trick is not to buy the recent re-issue which is a terrible watch in far too many areas.

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