Welcome to my Vintage Wristwatch Site.

Watch pictures, diagrams, unusual images, watch info, stories and more. Click below link to take the tour now, or first check out "featured watches" and the "Special Pages." (These pages are also accessed from within the site from the sidebar, so if you start the tour now, you won't miss anything.)

*New Jan 2018* -- actually, now I recommend before anything, seeing this brand new page on FEATURED WATCHES, before looking at rest of site.
Alan's Vintage Watches *
Watch X-ray Page
Take a look inside a watch, as the x-ray reveals the internal architecture.
Electron Microscope 
See the inner workings, surface blemishes, and overall "terrain" of two vintage watches at very high power. Unusual images.

Glowing Dial Pictures
Green! Radium / luminesecent dial pictures taken in long darkroom exposures.

Or... first see the Special Pages. Click below photo or text:
Now just take me to the Watches

Begin watch tour. See the watches...     or:
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Watch Names?

What's in a (watch) name ?.
FEATURED WATCHES. I highly recommend this page, which is a collection of links to individual pages
This site is not affilliated with any watch manufacturer,  watch production company, or internet sales site.
Index of Pages in Site
Watches I Wear A search for an esthetic of 'watchness.' Here they are.
Content and original watch images copyright, Alan's Vintage Watches

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