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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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Review: Atelier Wen Porcelain Odyssey “Ji”

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Rallying against the smoke and mirrors of the luxury watch industry in a slightly unconventional …

Complications: the Mystery Dial

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Allow me to begin with an admission; a mystery dial isn’t really a complication. That is to say there isn’t any extra functionality or information …
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Omega’s Black Sheep—a Look at the Speedmaster “Teutonic”

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The Omega Speedmaster is an iconic watch, and its aesthetic is well known. The black dial with contrasting white markings and hands. The distinctive case …
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Review: the Fugue Chronostase—a Clever Take on Modularity

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New concepts in watch case design don’t come along too often. Although not entirely revolutionary, the modular case construction of the first model from young …
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Review: The AGT Automatic from MHD (Matthew Humphries Design)

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Racing inspired watches are nothing new. What is less common is a watch that has some real automotive pedigree, and the MHD AGT is exactly …
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Review: Stowa Flieger Classic 40 Ikarus

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It’s impossible to talk about flieger watches without mentioning Stowa. Equally, it’s difficult to talk about Stowa without referencing the brand’s strong historical connection to …
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Hands-On with the Christopher Ward C5 Malvern 595

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The rules around exactly what makes a dress watch seem to vary depending on who you ask, but based on most interpretations the C5 Malvern …

Complications: Splitting Time with the Rattrapante

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The chronograph often features at the top of people’s lists of the most loved or desired complication. Whether it’s timing laps at the track or …
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Hands-On With the CWC RN Fleet Air Arm Pilot’s Chronograph

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Cabot Watch Company (CWC) have been supplying watches to the British Armed Forces for over …