Monthly Archives: May 2013

British ?

Having started I now face a dilemma; what is the criteria I use to define a British brand? If I exclude anyone using Swiss components I’m left with very little to comment on. Bremont for example makes a great deal … Continue reading

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Atomic Pocket Watch

When I thought about starting this blog I didn’t imagine I would be writing about watches with batteries; I assumed “enthusiasts watches” would be mechanical. Well surprise there is a new exciting series of atomic watches from Hoptroff watches. The … Continue reading

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George Daniels

George Daniels is probably the man responsible for me taking an interest in British watchmaking. He is the man who developed the Co-axial movement now heavily used by Omega. I discovered the other day a book he wrote “Watchmaking” which … Continue reading

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First Post ….

Well here I go into the deep end, fingers to keyboard my first post. By happy coincidence the “launch” of my blog coincides with this year’s Basel watch fair. As luck would have it the brand that most represents the … Continue reading

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