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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 …
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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 tootle down to Walmart in.  On your wrist would be …
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Salon QP 2015: The Two Salon QPs part 2

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continued from Salon QP 2015: The Two Salon QPs part 1 Autodromo’s new Group B One doesn’t have to manage a hedge fund to afford …
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Salon QP 2015: The Two Salon QPs part 1

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Last Sunday morning, in hotels around Chelsea, watchmakers, watch writers, salespeople and PR bods will have been nursing sore feet and (in some cases) monumental …

Chronography 4: Lemania 5100

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Even its mother wouldn’t describe the Lemania 5100 as ‘pretty’.  A child of the late …