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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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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 …
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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 the making. During an 18-month period, brand proprietor and designer …
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Beyond the Tudor Black Bay P01 — a Look at Different Locking Bezels

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For a whole assortment of reasons, some good and others bad, Tudor’s Black Bay P01 turned heads at this year’s Baselworld. Without a doubt, however, …
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Introducing the MHD SA2, the Latest Automotive-Inspired Watch from Matthew Humphries

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MHD once again play to their strengths as they release another in a growing series of automotive-inspired models. A quick refresher: designer Matthew Humphries has …
 

Review: Vertex MP45 Monopusher Chronograph

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My first experience with the modern incarnation of Vertex came last year at London’s SalonQP. I already knew the name, mainly as one part of …
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Baselworld 2019: First Look at the Grand Seiko Elegance SBGY003

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To celebrate 20 years of the Spring Drive movement, Grand Seiko have unveiled the SBGY003 as part of the new Elegance Collection. Combining the power …
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From Repeaters to Foudroyantes, an Overview of Impressive and Unusual Complications

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After delving into the history and implementation of some of the more commonly seen complications out there, today we are taking a whistle-stop tour of …
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Review: Nomos Club Campus

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The Nomos Club Campus is something of a quirky one. The original Nomos Club can cite a relatively classic and simple dial as part of …
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Hands-On: Maison Celadon Yue Fei Diver

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When Benjamin Chee founded Maison Celadon in 2012, his goal was simple, but bold: to …