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Ilya Ryvin

Ilya is Worn & Wound's Managing Editor and Video Producer. He believes that when it comes to watches, quality, simplicity and functionality are king. This may very well explain his love for German and military-inspired watches. In addition to watches, Ilya brings an encyclopedic knowledge of leather, denim and all things related to menswear.
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Damasko: A Look Inside the Manufacture – Part 2: The Movements

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When founder Konrad Damasko first began making watches in the early ‘90s, he did not …
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Review: Blast From the Past With the New Q Timex

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Timex is a brand with deep archives, so it’s no surprise that given the trends of the industry today, Timex has been tapping into those …
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Recap: Windup Watch Fair San Francisco 2019 (Video and Gallery)

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Last month, we hosted our second annual Windup Watch Fair in San Francisco, and it was — and this almost goes without saying — a …
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First Look at the Oris Divers Sixty-Five Chronograph

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The Divers Sixty-Five collection from Oris has been a highly successful one for the beloved independent brand. Since its inception, the Divers Sixty-Five line has …
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Review: Grand Seiko Elegance GMT Ref. SBGM221

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Grand Seiko is a true independent manufacture without an obfuscated history. The line was founded in 1960, and it was the start of Seiko’s efforts …
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Review: Siduna M3440 Professional Fly-Back Chronograph

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Between 1971 and 1973, the Swedish Air Force, otherwise known as the Svenska Flygvapnet, issued a military chronograph produced by Lemania. About 400 units with …
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Baselworld 2019: Gallery of the Seiko Ref. SLA033, the Reissue of the Iconic 6105 Diver

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One of the most anticipated releases of this year’s Baselworld was undoubtedly the Seiko Ref. SLA033, which brings back, albeit in a highly limited edition, …
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Baselworld 2019: My Hands-On Opinion of the New Tudor Black Bay P01

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For better or for worse, the Tudor Black Bay P01 is undoubtedly the most talked about watch of Baselworld 2019. The discussion began the moment …
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Baselworld 2019: Introducing Seiko’s Prospex LX Collection, Tool Watches for Land, Sea, and Sky

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Pulling inspiration from Seiko’s legendary hi-beat diver produced all the way back in 1968, Seiko’s …