Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook

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The Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook is a modern reissue of one of the Swiss company’s popular dive watches from 1962. They offer the new watch in both 37 millimeter and 45 millimeter sizes – the former is the original size and the latter is a for those with larger wrists, or those who prefer a…

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Singer Track1 Chronograph

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The Singer Track1 Chronograph is the first foray into the world of horology by the world famous team at Singer Vehicle Design – a company that builds what are unquestionably the greatest reimagined Porsche 911s you’ll find anywhere. The movement chosen for the Singer Track1 is staggeringly complex, in fact it’s only been previously used…

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Momentum Torpedo Blast Watch

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Momentum assemble all of their timepieces by hand in Vancouver, and impressively they offer a 2 year warranty which can be extended to 6 years for free. To extend your warranty you’ll just need to mail your watch to Momentum every 2 years for a free servicing. There’s a lot to be said for inexpensive…

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Vulcan Innova VI52 Watch Winder

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The Vulcan Innova VI52 is a watch winder built into the engine block of a BMW M52 straight-6. The pistons have been modified to accept a watch into their underside, the VI52 can then be set to rotate the pistons in multiple programmable modes – keeping the automatic watches correctly wound and ready for use….

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Rolex Daytona

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The Rolex Daytona was first introduced in 1963 as a chronograph for racing drivers and their crew. The rotating bezel is engraved with a tachymetric scale allowing the wearer to average speeds of up to 400 miles (or kilometres) per hour. Rolex have released 3 major iterations of the Daytona, the first from 1963 till…

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Bremont MBII

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The Bremont MBII and its forebear the MBI were designed at the request of Martin-Baker – a British aviation company that supplies 70% of the world’s fighter aircraft ejection seats. The new watch needed to be able to withstand the same testing program as the ejector seats before being approved for use – a process…

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Montblanc Timewalker Rally Timer 100

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The new Montblanc Timewalker Rally Timer 100 is essentially two timepieces in one. It can be clicked into a strap and be used as a wristwatch, it also has twin built in legs at the rear so that it can be propped up on its own as a desktop clock. The design takes clear inspiration from…

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Vintage Heuer Camaro

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The Heuer Camaro was first offered for sale in 1968, and it disappeared from catalogues in 1972 – giving it a relatively short production run, resulting in it now being quite a rare watch. The manually-wound chronograph shares some familial similarity with the far more famous Heuer Monaco, Heuer Monza, and Heuer Carrera. It’s powered…

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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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