Video Review of the Orient Mako XL (CEM75001B)

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If you have spent any time on watch collector forums or amongst budget-minded watch collectors, Orient watches are going to come up. They are a well known brand making affordable and reliable watches for a wide range of styles competing at the Seiko/Citizen range. We previously reviewed the CEM75001B and its smaller brother the CEM65001B (in conjunction with our twitter contest), but thought the Mako XL needed the video treatment. Here is a refresher: Movement: Orient 46943 Power Reserve:..

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Review and contest: Orient CEM75001B and CEM65001B

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Not only do we have a review of two Orient watches today, they're also yours to win on on Twitter contest detailed below. What we have here are two versions of Orient's mechanical dress diver with automatic movements, day/date, dive bezels, and quickset day. The differences are in the style details, and overall appearance. Some specifications to get us started: Orient models CEM75001B (Left) and CEM65001B (right). The second is already nicknamed 'Mako,' and the first is the 'New Mako.' ..

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Review of the Orient CDD00001W0 Pocket Watch

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In a first for Watch Report, today's review is of the Orient CDD00001W0 pocket watch. As in the kind that you wear in your pocket, and have to wind every day. Updated with modern materials and movement, this is a new take on an old standard. Let's see how they did. First, the specifications: In-house mechanical movement, Orient 48C40, made in Japan, 21 jewels, 21,600 vph. Hacking center seconds (very unusual in a pocket watch). 40-hour power reserve with power reserve complication at 9 o..

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Win an Orient CFDAC004W0

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Orient Watches recently started selling their products in the USA, and to promote this have released a new watch that's only available via promotion. In other words, they made very few of these, so unless you win it from us you're not likely to ever see another one! So this post will be a combination of mini-review and instructions on how to enter the contest. Read on for details! ..

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Review of the Orient CFT00004B

The Orient CFT00004B is a handsome, semi-dressy sport watch which incorporates Orient's own 46R40 self-winding automatic movement. It has a great looking polished case and bracelet, a power reserve indicator, a slide rule, and an "open heart" skeleton dial that shows the balance wheel and the crown and stem assembly. The Case This is a well balanced watch with a 43.7mm case that sits 12.1mm off your wrist. The  case is polished and has a pleasant shine to it that compliments the fixed..

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