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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.

A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9S Hi-Beat Mechanical Movement

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High-beat movements, or calibers that run at 36,000 beats-per-hour/10 beats-per-second, are relatively uncommon in the …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 117: German Watches and Winders with Bhanu Chopra

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On this week’s episode, we’ve got a special guest for you all — Bhanu Chopra. Now, if that name sounds at all familiar to you, …

A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9S Mechanical Movement

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Grand Seiko is no stranger to high-grade, high-accuracy mechanical movements, and today’s Grand Seiko calibers are built on the brand’s storied heritage of mechanical excellence. …
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A Look Inside Grand Seiko’s 9F Quartz Movement

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Ever wondered what makes Grand Seiko's 9F quartz calibers so good? We break it down.
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 116: A “Backyard Breguet” / Arianna Pozza of Victorinox

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We’ve got a great show for you all this week. In the first half of the episode, I’m joined by our Associate Editor Zach Kazan, …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 115: January Recap — Moonwatch 321, Integrated Bracelets, and More

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On this week’s episode of the podcast, Zach Weiss,  Zach Kazan, and I take a look back at January and discuss some of the more …
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All Hail the New Seiko Prospex “King Turtle” Refs. SRPE03, SRPE05, and SRPE07

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Like the watch that inspired it, the current Seiko “Turtle” is a classic that’s beloved by watch-heads of all stripes, from those just getting into …
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The Junghans Max Bill Line Gets the Monochromatic Treatment

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The Max Bill line from German maker Junghans is as iconic as a series of watches can be. Designed by, you guessed it, Max Bill, …
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The Worn & Wound Podcast Ep. 114: Bringing Back Fears with Nicholas Bowman-Scargill

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On this week’s episode of The Worn & Wound Podcast, Zach sits down with Nicholas …