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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 Frederique Constant Slimline Moonphase Manufacture

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Sometimes a design is so well done that it sets the bar for all other …

Complications: GMT and World Time

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Whether you’re a frequent traveler or just have regular communication with people in different time zones, knowing the time in more than one place can …
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Christopher Ward Expands the C1 Grand Malvern and C8 Flyer Collections

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Last week, Christopher Ward unveiled three new watches in the C1 Grand Malvern collection along with a couple of entry level additions to the C8 …
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Introducing the Longines Avigation BigEye Chronograph

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Longines has a long history of Swiss watchmaking and has sought to take advantage of that over the last decade to produce and expand its …
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Photo Gallery: Grand Seiko Boutique Opening in London

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A few weeks back London saw the opening of its new Grand Seiko Boutique, nestled between two other luxury watch centers: Watches of Switzerland and …

Complications: Dates

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The humble date is one of the most ubiquitous complications in all of horology, so much so that it is almost taken for granted. Movements …
Review / Review

CWC Royal Navy Black Diver Automatic Mk. 2 Review

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If you have any interest in military watches, then the name Cabot Watch Company (otherwise known as CWC) will probably be familiar to you. CWC …

Time Off the Wrist: Points of Reference

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Without going too deep and posing the question, “what is time?” I want to share some thoughts and tales about how we measure time or, …

Complications: Mechanical Alarms

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One of the more utilitarian—but not often seen (or heard)—complications is the mechanical alarm. For …