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Poor Man's Watch 2
2009-Oct-4
 

What is a Poor Man's Watch ? How about 2 watches for less than US$ 10 ?

Poor Man's Watch - 1

HK$ 20 / US$ 2.56

Poor Man's Watch - 2

HK$ 50 / US$ 6.41

 
Poor Man's Watch 2

There is a word "Quartz" on the dial; however, I am not sure it is a quartz watch before I open the case back.

Function:

Full Dial Glow in the dark material

Date display at 3 o'clock

Unidirectional bezel

Weight : 60 g

Poor Man's Watch 2 Horology Zone The crown is not screw-down
Poor Man's Watch 2 Horology Zone

The glow in the dark material is very weak, less than 2 minutes, I cannot tell the time.

The photo was taken immediately after turning off the light. ( f 4.3 , 1/2 sec )

Poor Man's Watch 2 Horology Zone

The watch claims water resistance as 3 ATM.

Screw down case back

The graphic on the case back is very sharp and clear.

 

The price of this watch is cheap, the quality is very low.

  • The edges of the watch case are sharp which may cut the skin.

  • The bezel is too slick for me to turn it.

The band is also too long for me, a hold should be made if I can wear it comfortably.

I will give this Poor Man's Watch some tests and disassemble it at last, keep coming back.

 
Poor Man's Watch 1 , 2
Poor Man's Watch Test

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