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Winter is still here in US…

…Still time to stay warm with Marathon’s knit winter watch cap (NSN: 8405-21-891-3611). Marathon Knit Cap — FREE! Our gift with any Marathon purchase of $75 or more. Be sure to visit our site now to see new products as well as winter sale items! HISTORY OF THE TOQUE:In Canada, “toque” is the common name […]

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Wristwatches…a legacy of World War I

On the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, The War to End all Wars, I thought this article from the WSJ was interesting: From The Wall Street Journal has selected 100 legacies from World War I that continue to shape our lives today One of these  legacies is wristwatches, by  Sarah Sloat — Today it […]

Welcome to the newly revised Windy City Watch Collector

Welcome and thanks for visiting my vintage watches, military watches and marine chronometers web site!  Please be sure to add this vintage timepieces site to your “bookmarks”.   My background:   I am an active member of the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) since 1988 and the Society for Military Horologists.  Some of my watches and bands appeared […]