Author Archive

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.
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With The Iridium Torpedo

By
For a new brand aiming to produce watches at, or under, the $500 mark the …
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With The Batavi Architect

By
I can’t recall seeing a watch like this in person before. I’ve seen wooden watches – where the case and bracelet are also wooden, usually …
Review / Hands-On

Hands-On With the Fugue Fiction One

By
Back with their second watch is French brand Fugue. I had the pleasure of reviewing their first watch, the Chronostase and I’m pleased to see …
Article / News & Releases

Fears Expands Their Brunswick Collection With Midas & Salmon

By
Now coming to the end of the fourth year since its rebirth, the Fears watch company have added two more models to the line-up of …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Sinn U1 DE

By
Commemorating 30 years since the German reunification in October 1990 Sinn have launched the U1 DE, a limited edition of 300 pieces sporting Germany’s national …
Article / Editorial

What makes an heirloom watch?

By
This is a question I’ve asked myself on occasion. Not often, but on occasion. I guess during some idle moment I’ve attempted to find a …
Review / Review

Hands-on: Spinnaker Boettger

By
As someone with first-hand experience of the Sinn 809, I know all too well that there are plenty of fans of the original who have …
Review / Review

Hands-On: Citizen AW1620 Eco-Drive

By
Think Citizen; think Eco-Drive. That’s how synonymous the two are in my mind. Despite a good range of mechanical watches in their catalog, Citizen’s proprietary …
Article / News & Releases

Introducing the Pacific Explorer from Coast Watch Company

By
Coast Watch Company is fronted by Tyler Coast, a long-time watch enthusiast from Copenhagen whose …