Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph

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The Monoposto Chronograph is an automatic watch by Autodromo designed as an homage to the dials used on the single-seater racing cars of time gone by – “monoposto” is Italian for “single seat”. Before electronic engine management systems became commonplace, it was normal practice for worried mechanics to paint a red line on the tachometer…

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Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch”

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The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch is a modern re-issue of the Omega 1861 calibre manual-winding chronograph movement that was worn on the Moon by each of the Apollo astronauts from the 11th mission onwards. Omega ships the Moonwatch in a presentation box which contains a “NATO” strap, a strap for astronauts (you never know when…

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Worn & Wound x AVI-8 Watch

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At $399 USD, the Worn & Wound x AVI-8 is one of the best value propositions in the world of low volume automatic watches. Most timepieces in this price range have far less desirable quartz movements, meaning they’re little more than electrical appliances in the view of serious horologists. The Worn & Wound x AVI-8…

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Worn & Wound Vintage Rye Watch Strap

Worn and Wound Vintage Rye Watch Strap

Worn and Wound is an American company that manufactures their entire product line in the USA -their Vintage Rye strap is made from bright tan Chromexcel leather sourced from Horween that changes subtly over time as oils move around its surface. The Vintage Rye strap is currently offered in 18mm, 20mm, and 22mm lug widths…

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Autodromo Stradale Automatic

Autodromo Stradale Automatic

The Autodromo Stradale Automatic is one of the original signature timepieces from Autodromo – and it’s one of the designs that launched them into the zeitgeist of horological enthusiasts worldwide. The styling of the Stradale is influenced by the dashboard instruments of ’60s era berlinettas, and the strap is modelled after the interior of Italian…

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Rolex Daytona Red by Bamford

Rolex Daytona Red by Bamford

Bamford is to watches what AMG is to Mercedes-Benz, or what M is to BMW. They’re a division of chronograph performance enthusiasts who take an original item, and modify it – some might even go so far as to say they make it better. Each Bamford-modified watch comes with its own 5 year warranty, not…

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Bremont ALT1-C/PB

Bremont ALT1-C:PB

Bremont is a watchmaker based in Henley on Thames, England that was started in 2002 by brothers Nick and Giles English. They’ve quickly earned a place amongst the world’s pre-eminent watchmakers, and all the chronographs in their core range are COSC-certified. The Bremont ALT1-C/PB was launched this year – it’s powered by the Calibre 13…

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Autodromo Group B Evoluzione

Autodromo Group B Evoluzione

The Autodromo Group B Evoluzione series of automatic watches is limited to just 200 units – in deference to the 200 vehicle homologation requirement from the iconic Group B era of international rally, considered by many to be the golden era of the sport. Each of the individually numbered Group B Evolution timepieces has a…

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Bremont Regatta OTUSA

Bremont Regatta OTUSA

The Bremont Regatta OTUSA has been developed for yachtsmen and sailors, it has a numerical 15 minute display countdown and a 5 minute start time specifically for racing – as well as a 12 hour counter, a chronograph, and a date function. Perhaps most notably, each of the 235 Bremont Regatta OTUSAs that will be…

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Tag Heuer Autavia Mark 3 “Rindt”

TAG Heuer Autavia

Earlier this year Tag Heuer announced that they were going to re-release their iconic Autavia, and that they were going to turn to the public to choose which of the original designs would be brought back into production. Thousands of people took part in the voting and the eventual winner is the 1966 Mark 3 “Rindt”…

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Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

Autodromo Prototipo Chronograph

The Autodromo Prototype Chronograph is a classically styled wristwatch designed as a successor to the iconic timepieces used by racing drivers in the 1960s and 1970s. Autodromo chose to use the exceedingly accurate Seiko hybrid mech-quartz movement due to the importance of accurate timekeeping and reliability in the rough and tumble world of motor racing….

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1982 Rolex GMT-Master

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The Rolex GMT-Master was originally developed in 1954 as a join project between Rolex and Pan American Airways as the standard issue wristwatch for their pilots and navigators. In the years since it’s become one of the most recognisable and iconic watch designs in the world, and most collectors will have at least one in…

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