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Mark McArthur-Christie

Mark developed a passion for watches at a young age. At 9, he was gifted an Omega Time Computer manual from a local watch maker and he finagled Rolex brochures from a local dealer. Today, residing in the Oxfordshire village of Bampton, Mark brings his technical expertise and robust watch knowledge to worn&wound.
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Introducing the Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph, the Automotive-Inspired Brand’s First Mechanical Chrono

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Cars and watches have gone together ever since one of the first two car owners …
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Introducing the Dan Henry Collection, a Vintage-Watch Lover’s Affordable Take on New Vintage

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If you’re going to start designing and making watches, the best place to start is by collecting them. That’s where you begin to pick up …
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The Seiko SDGA001: Digital Done Right

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Digital watches. Mass market. Throwaway tech. Bit of a relic. Yes? It seems Seiko doesn’t think so. It was typically contrarian of the Japanese watchmaker …
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Horological Irony: The Dead-Beat Seconds

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It just goes to show what a contrary place Watchworld is. A lot of watchies are sniffy about quartz and the way a quartz second …
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Introducing the DH-88 Comet–Bremont’s Latest LE Honoring the Golden Age of Aviation

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They’ve covered their tracks well, but I know exactly what Nick and Giles English, the brothers behind Bremont, are up to. They’re fans of pretty …
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Dennison Watches: Birmingham Revival in Knightsbridge

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Unless one has a penchant for gold-plated Lamborghinis and tiny dogs on jeweled leashes, one does not usually frequent London’s Knightsbridge. Sure, there are a …

Chronography 9: Valjoux 72–The Driver’s Engine

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Back when the Valjoux 72 was conceived, watchies didn’t fret on forums about the superiority of in-house over ébauche movements. After all, most watch companies …

Chronography 8: Meca-Quartz—Is It Really the Poor Relation?

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What is it about meca-quartz chronos? They have a knack of getting an opinion from even the calmest, most relaxed of watchies. Like most arguments, …
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Both Sides Now: A Look at the Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso

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If you were rich, but had absolutely no taste, you might buy a Hummer to …