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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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Introducing the Sinn U1 DE

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Commemorating 30 years since the German reunification in October 1990 Sinn have launched the U1 …
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What makes an heirloom watch?

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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 …
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Hands-on: Spinnaker Boettger

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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 …
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Hands-On: Citizen AW1620 Eco-Drive

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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 …
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Introducing the Pacific Explorer from Coast Watch Company

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Coast Watch Company is fronted by Tyler Coast, a long-time watch enthusiast from Copenhagen whose journey has led him to launching his own watch brand, …
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Direnzo’s Third Watch Hits All the Right Vintage Notes: Introducing the DRZ 03 Eclipse

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The DRZ 03 is the third watch from Direnzo, and their first dive watch. “A connection between sea and space” is how designer Sergio Godoy Di …
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Hands-On: anOrdain Model 2 Fumé

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Younger brands can have a tough time attempting to carve out their own identity in a crowded marketplace. But Scotland’s anOrdain very quickly established themselves …
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Affordable Classic: Omega Speedmaster Automatic “Reduced” Ref. 3510.50

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Talk about the Omega Speedmaster Automatic (also known as the “Reduced”) and you’ll naturally hear some kind of comparison with the more renowned Speedmaster Professional. …
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First Look at the Akura Wayfarer

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Like many debut watches from up-and-coming brands, the Akura Wayfarer has been some time in …