• MrWatchMaster Meets…Konstantin Chaykin

    We had the great pleasure of meeting Russian master watchmaker, Konstantin Chaykin at Salon QP recently. Born in Russia in 1975, he made his first clock in 2003. Since then Konstantin has created an array of ...

  • MrWatchMaster Opinion: Quartz is the New ‘Black’ for Bamford

    There has been much written about the ‘Quartz Crisis’ and it’s impact on the Swiss Watch Industry back n the 1970s and early 1980s – most of it being extremely negative. Fast-forward to the present day ...

  • MrWatchMaster In Conversation With Revolution

    How did your interest in watches begin? I’d say my collecting ‘genes’ come from my father. He was a big collector of Roman coins, stamps and so on, and whilst at school I too had a ...

  • MrWatchMaster Meets…Christophe Claret

    Next in our MrWatchMaster Meets series, we are delighted to bring you the views of master-watchmaker, Christophe Claret. At just 19 years of age, he graduated from the Geneva Watchmaking School, continuing his education with the ...

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MrWatchMaster Meets…Don Cochrane

Next we meet Don Cochrane, whose great-grandfather, Claude Lyons, was born in London in 1885 and started working in the watch trade when he was just 17 years old. Claude founded Vertex Watches in 1916, and based himself ...
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Collector's World Features Opinions

Patek Philippe: The ‘Super Complicated’ Art of Collecting

We love talking to collectors of fine and rare timepieces to understand what drives them to collect and their motivations in seeking out their next purchase. In our Collector’s World series we have featured a number of high ...
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MrWatchMaster Opinion: MB&F Goes Alien

Our great friends at MB&F have added an alien(!) element to the extraordinary Horological Machine N°6 (HM6). MB&F first launched HM6 in November 2014, all biomorphic curves and brushed metal in its inaugural edition, known as Space Pirate. ...
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Collector’s World: UR-Owners Experience

We have interviewed some of the most well known serious collectors of watches from around the world, so we were fascinated to see our great friends at Urwerk are now featuring the views of collectors. Through UR-Experience they ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Patrick Hohmann

The Zurich start-up company Werenbach has been making watches since 2013 out of material from spaceborn Russian Soyuz rockets. Up to now the watches have been produced in very limited editions and sold directly to clients. Three watches ...
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Collector’s World: Dev – Gentleman Watch Collector

Our next collector is Dev – Gentleman Watch Collector, who has enjoyed collecting fine Swiss watches for many years. He is generally known as ‘Dev – The Gent’ derived from his ‘collecting hobby’ and the Gentleman Watch Collector ...
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MrWatchMaster Thinks: The Art of Horology

Art and horology are inextricably linked. We often talk about the ‘art of watchmaking’ and the wonderful craftsmanship it takes to produce stunning timepieces. Actually, as shown in our recent feature about our visit to the British Museum, ...
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Collector’s World: Laurent Martinez

We are delighted that due to the success of our Collector’s World series, we have extended our coverage across the globe. So it is with great pleasure that our next collector is Laurent Martinez from the United States ...
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MrWatchMaster Visits: The British Museum – Time In Reserve

It is a little known fact that in the annals of the British Museum there is an incredible collection of timepieces and horological artefacts in the ‘Reserve Collection’. The impressive horological collection held by the Museum today is ...
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