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How to find and buy vintage watches

How to find and buy vintage watches

Whether you want to make a good investment or are looking for a specific timepiece, there are many places to buy vintage watches. The internet has made it easier than ever to find vintage watches from the most famous manufacturers. Buying a watch from an…

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I could spend hours browsing this Swatch website

I could spend hours browsing this Swatch website

Not many things scream the 80s more than Swatch watches. They were cool, they were crazy, they had bright colours, but they were also a really decent watch. Boys and girls both liked them. My only issue was that I really loved digital watches. I…

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Top Ten Joysticks

Top Ten Joysticks

I find it funny that joysticks are kind of a relic of the past now. Kids these days don’t seem to even know what they are. Nowadays you mostly have things like gamepads, joypads, Wii controllers, touch screens and even gesture control, but you only…

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Casio F-91W – The classic digital watch

Casio F-91W – The classic digital watch

Not many things say 80s and 90s more than Casio digital watches. It was always one of the sections in the Argos catalogue that I loved flicking through. There have been so many classic digital watches over the years including the Casio Databank, the one…

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These 1986 ghettoblasters are objects of sheer beauty

These 1986 ghettoblasters are objects of sheer beauty

I do have a thing about ghettoblasters and old music systems in general. That’s why I love this page from the 1986 Autumn / Winter Argos catalogue. Just check out all the different styles on the page. Classic style, black, grey, detachable speakers, stretched, and…

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