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Brad Homes

Brad stumbled into the watch world in 2011 and has been falling down the rabbit hole ever since. Based in London, Brad's interests lie in anything that ticks, sweeps or hums and is slightly off the beaten track.
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Introducing the Peren Nera, a Value-Packed Watch Now Available on Kickstarter

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It can feel like a real slog to trudge past the marketing blather and hype …
Review / Review

Review: Marloe Watch Company Haskell

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British brand Marloe Watch Company (which I’ll simply refer to as Marloe going forward) entered the stage via a successful Kickstarter campaign in February of …
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Introducing the Seiko Presage “Baby GS Snowflake” ref. SARX055, a JDM Release With a Nod to Grand Seiko

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Seiko’s done a great job over the last couple of years making more of their catalog directly available to American consumers. That being said, some …
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Introducing the BALL Engineer M Challenger Featuring the Brand’s First In-House Caliber (Available for Pre-Order)

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BALL have unveiled and made available for pre-order the Engineer M Challenger—the first watch from the brand with an in-house movement. Some of you may …
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Introducing Two New Seiko Turtles: “Black Series” (ref. SRPC49) and “Goldtone” (ref. SRPC44)

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A few weeks back, Seiko launched the limited edition “Black Series’” Turtle (ref. SRPC49 ), a release accompanied by two other watches in the series: …

Complications: Moonphase

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A complication is usually defined as any information displayed on a watch over and above simply telling the time in hours, minutes, and seconds. Many …
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Introducing the DS 30 and the DC 80 Central-Minutes Chronograph, Two Solid Tool Watches from Damasko

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Damasko have released two new models—both of which share Damasko’s familiar design language, but also exhibit subtle yet significant functional differences. The brand new DS …
Article / Guides

Limited Editions Done Right—8 Killer LEs from Sinn

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Limited editions can be a risky thing—taking an existing and already well-received watch and revising it significantly enough to justify its existence, but also making …
Article / Featured

Affordable Classic: How Seiko’s Earliest SARB Watches Revisited the ’70s

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Faceted crystals may seem like a hangover from an unfortunate ’70s trend—something the watch world …