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Mark McArthur-Christie

Mark developed a passion for watches at a young age. At 9, he was gifted an Omega Time Computer manual from a local watch maker and he finagled Rolex brochures from a local dealer. Today, residing in the Oxfordshire village of Bampton, Mark brings his technical expertise and robust watch knowledge to worn&wound.
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Introducing The Bremont RFU 150 Limited Edition

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Bremont have just launched their new RFU 150 limited edition watch to mark their association …
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Introducing the Nezumi X RUF Voiture

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It seems like you can’t move for chronographs powered by Seiko mecaquartz engines nowadays. One tried and tested route to stand out is by giving …
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Introducing the Archimede 1950-3, A Proper Take On Simple

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“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” So said Thoreau. The sentiment applies equally well to watchmakers as writers. But designing and making …
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Introducing The Bremont Broadsword Bronze Collection

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If you check the wrists of most serving personnel today, you’ll usually find one of two watches. Both are almost ubiquitous, whether you’re navy, army …
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Introducing The Norqain Freedom 60 Collection, With Manufacture Calibers

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Although they only began making watches under the Norqain banner in 2018, the watchmaker’s team have quite the industry pedigree. Boasting links to Breitling, Roventa-Henex …
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Introducing The Christopher Ward C60 Lympstone

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The Commando Training Centre at Lympstone is, even being charitable, a functional sort of place.  The grey, square concrete 1960s and ‘70s buildings overlooking the …
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First Impressions: Smiths Navigator

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There is often a point at which something once designed to do a job of work becomes fashionable. Wellington boots. Wax cotton coats. Leather motorcycle …
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Book Review: Eternal Springs – and a Conversation with the Author

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You’re interested in watches. You want to know more about them. Where do you start?  Watchworld is a landscape dotted with rabbit holes down which …
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Chronography 14: 5 Decades of the Heuer Monaco

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There is perhaps no other complication as popular as the chronograph, appealing to both seasoned …