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Sean Lorentzen

Hailing from Redondo Beach, California, Sean’s passion for design and all things mechanical started at birth. Having grown up at race tracks, hot rod shops and car shows, he brings old-school motoring style and a lifestyle bent to his mostly vintage watch collection.
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Detroit Watch Company M1-Woodward Chronograph Review

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One of the biggest urban success stories of the past few years is the ongoing …

Time Off the Wrist: the Zytglogge of Bern

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While mankind’s preoccupation with timekeeping is nearly as old as civilization itself, mechanical clockmaking didn’t really come into its own until the late Middle Ages/early-Renaissance. …
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Introducing the OPH 786—Ophion’s Second Take on Accessible Luxury

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Very few men have left their mark on watchmaking history like Abraham-Louis Breguet. Over the course of his life, the French innovator built timepieces for …
Article / Guides

Love the Skin You’re In: the Lightweight Skin Diver

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Part of the appeal of dive watches is the idea of sheer functionality—the sense that the hunk of metal strapped to your wrist could, at …

Affordable Vintage: Head-to-Head With the Omega Seamaster ref. 166.0240 and King Seiko ref. 5621-7030

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One of the most difficult things about watch reviewing is that it often exists in a vacuum. While you can easily get a sense of …

Time Off the Wrist: Stonehenge

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We here at worn&wound are used to constantly thinking about time–after all, timekeeping is our business. However, the way in which most of us usually …
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Seiko Brings the “Cocktail Time” to Presage and Expands the Line With New Models and Colors

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One of the great joys of the Seiko world (or great struggles, depending on your tolerance for jumping through hoops) are region-specific models. Some of …
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Baselworld 2017 Highlight: Introducing The Tissot Heritage 1948 Chronograph

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Vintage-inspired chronographs are, if you’ll forgive the pun, old news by now. The horological world has been churning out some incredible classic style pieces for …

Three-Watch Collection Under $5,000: Sean’s Picks

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We’re back with the fourth installment of our popular Three-Watch Collection Under $5,000 series. We’ve …