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Saints McCastle

Spain

Bio

I am an engineer and I like the way things are made, cars, bikes, and of course watches, but vintage ones in special.

Favorite watch brands

Grail watch

May be an Omega Speedmaster Professional

Watch story

Well, when I was really young I used to go with my father to hunt on sundays and he always lent me his manual winding Cauny from 1954 with a green nato strap so that I could learn how to read it. One day my grandfather bougth me an automatic Titan when I was about eigth years old. I went with him to a shop and he told me to choose the one I like. I still have that watch in running condition, now I am fourty eigth years old. When child, I used to get asleep with that watch in my ear, just to listen the "tic -tac", and this was the beginning, now I have some different watches, manual winding, automatic, quartz and I really enjoy all of them. I have recently got restored by my watchmaker the Seiko 6139-8001 from 1971 weared by my grandfather. Now I can not take it off my wrist. Yes you now what happen, when you just see the watch, all good memories appear, and I do really like it. The Urban Gentry is my favourite horology channel because of the very polite way Mr. Tristano shows and comments what he thinks about some particular models,. Nice intro and development of the program. That Lion-Shark is awesome!!..


Watch Collection

Cauny Prima

Late 50's early 60's
Chronograph 3357 Landeron 248

It is a gold plated watch with a beautiful aged dial in running condition and a black leather... See more

It is a gold plated watch with a beautiful aged dial in running condition and a black leather strap, still very accurate.

Cauny Prima

1954
Hand winding

My grandfather bought this watch to my father in 1954, gold plated case completely original except leather strap,... See more

My grandfather bought this watch to my father in 1954, gold plated case completely original except leather strap, in running condition.

Certina

60's
Bristol 195 Automatic

Stainless steel case that matches perfectly with a stainless steel elastic brazalet, original crystal with date magnifying and... See more

Stainless steel case that matches perfectly with a stainless steel elastic brazalet, original crystal with date magnifying and original signed crown. Nice dressy watch on the wrist.

Certina

60's
Bristol 235

This is a beautiful hand winding watch with a gold plated case, it has been fully serviced by... See more

This is a beautiful hand winding watch with a gold plated case, it has been fully serviced by professional watchmaker, new crystal and new stem, original signed crown, brown leather strap. Now keeps time really nice. I am very happy with the result. This Certina is a very useful dressy watch.

Seiko

1971
Automatic Chronograph 6139-8001

This watch was weared really hard by my grandfather for many years, after being stored in a drawer... See more

This watch was weared really hard by my grandfather for many years, after being stored in a drawer for a very long time it started running keeping time surprisingly. Now it has been fully serviced by professional watchmaker, NOS crystal, replaced one spring and pusher (used spare), brushed case, new stainless steel bracelet, still original aged dial, keeps time as a quartz. I am really impressed with the result. I can not take it off my wrist.

Seiko

1971
Automatic 6119-8450

Seiko 5 signed 70m waterproof as my Seiko 6139-8001, with blue dial and red second hand, in very... See more

Seiko 5 signed 70m waterproof as my Seiko 6139-8001, with blue dial and red second hand, in very good original condition, really accurate. I am surprised because of the quality of these vintage Seiko watches. I think that the new stainless steel mesh works well with the watch. The most I like is the way case matches with the mesh.

Titan

1977
Automatic 7011 Swiss Made

This is the watch my grandfather bought me when I was about eigth years old. It is in... See more

This is the watch my grandfather bought me when I was about eigth years old. It is in good running condition. The case has a lot of dents on it but the crystal is surprisingly new after all. I have weared it a lot and something happened to me when it was brand new. I tried to improve the brightness of the lume by putting the watch directly on a lamp so that the original crystal cracked because of the heat. My father sent the watch to replace it. Now it is a funny memory to me but then it was a very bad idea.

Lorus

1991
Quartz Cronograph Alarm N945-7A10

This Lorus was a present from my girlfriend (now she is my wife). I have weared it a... See more

This Lorus was a present from my girlfriend (now she is my wife). I have weared it a lot, all features work as the first day it was given to me. Very sporty look.

HMT

Late 90's early 2000's
Sona 101006-0231

In my opinion a very dressy watch. Hand winding, gold plated case that matches beautifully with the gold... See more

In my opinion a very dressy watch. Hand winding, gold plated case that matches beautifully with the gold plated elastic bracelet, extremely thin watch made in India, keeps time impeccably, awesome golden dial with red second hand, NOS condition, very happy with it.

Casio

2003
Edifice 1794 EF-308

I wanted to give a rest to my Lorus so I bought this reliable Casio that has been... See more

I wanted to give a rest to my Lorus so I bought this reliable Casio that has been on my wrist almost everyday for ten years. I have taken care of it during this time and nowadays looks fantastic with sligtly scratches on the clasp.

Casio

2013
Edifice 5276 EFR-520RB

Casio Edifice F1 Red Bull "Limited" Edition. Racing look for this large case chronograph. As usual Casio shows... See more

Casio Edifice F1 Red Bull "Limited" Edition. Racing look for this large case chronograph. As usual Casio shows the information of this busy dial in an original way. Still running with original battery.

Orient

2015
Automatic FEM65002DW

Orient "Mako". Astonish blue dial in the sunlight, very well manufactured, my unit is extremely accurate, a very... See more

Orient "Mako". Astonish blue dial in the sunlight, very well manufactured, my unit is extremely accurate, a very recommendable watch, I enjoy this watch each time it is on my wrist.