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The 1733 Plate Fleet

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Treasure for the King Almost every year from the 16th through the mid -18th century Spain sent an Armada to the swampy little town of Vera Cruz. Twice a year this little Mexican coastal fishing community thrived with activity. Once when the yearly Armada arrived and again when it departed. The arriving ships carried mercury for processing the precious metals obtained from the mines. They also carried a variety of luxury items from the old world such as wines, liquors, ironwork, etc. The departing fleet was called the New Spain Flota and was loaded with gold, silver, and other fruits...

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Show Me the Money:  Green Money Oris Sixty-Five Divers Dive Watch

Show Me the Money: Green Money Oris Sixty-Five Divers Dive Watch

Show Me The Money After introducing the Oris Diver's 65 watch, it became a huge hit. Oris then decided to expand the vintage-inspired dive line. One of our treats from that expansion is the Green Faced Diver's Sixty-Five watch. This is a bold color choice that might not be as fun as a look-at-me yellow or orange. No, the green is a choice that says you are serious about watches. The green face is affectionately nicknamed the Green Money Diver's 65. The green is a perfect green, not too much yellow and not too much blue. It is a rich,...

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Cocktail, Anyone? This watch is simple and unique, from the rich coffee brown color to the rose-bronze colored case. This watch stands alone for uniquely styled watches. It has a very retro feel, but with modern design. The SRPB46 is part of the Seiko Presage collection. The deep brown leather, and the espresso face with the crisp sunburst gradient are evidence enough that this watch is represents elegance and style.  A Passion for Watches. The Seiko Presage SRPB46 is an instant classic; it is a simple watch that is rich in color and detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The watch has wonderful...

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Blue Elegance This watch is handsome and sophisticated. The SRPB41 is part of the Seiko Presage collection that has finally come stateside. The watch features a clean stainless steel band and a rich blue face with  gradient coloring from light in the center to dark on the edges. A must-have watch that will get a lot of attention. Presage Style The Seiko Presage SRPB41 is quite a looker, a simple watch that is rich in detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The SRPB41 has wonderful details, including the deep starburst blue face and every so slightly curved hands. The mechanical movement is...

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Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB43

Introducing the Seiko Presage SRPB43

Tuxedo Anyone? This watch is all class and elegance. The black leather, the white face with the crisp sunburst--this watch is white tie elegance. I'm talking about the new Seiko Presage SRPB43 watch of course. It is part of the Seiko Presage collection that has finally come stateside.  Let the Watch do the Talking. The Seiko Presage SRPB43 is an instant classic--a simple watch that is rich in detail. The watch is a mechanical watch. The SRPB43 has wonderful details, including the rich white starburst face and every so slightly curved hands. The mechanical movement is the 4R35. The 4R series of movements...

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