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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Worn & Wound Vintage Rye Watch Strap

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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

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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

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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

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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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