• MrWatchMaster Meets…Anthony L.

    We are delighted to bring you the next in our series of MrWatchMaster Meets that gives a fascinating ‘behind-the-scenes’ insight into the world of watchmaking and in particular the repair business. Anthony L. who is also ...

  • MrWatchMaster Meets…Yvan Arpa & Dominique Arpa-Cirpka

    Next in our ‘MrWatchMaster Meets’ series are husband and wife team, Yvan Arpa and Dominique Arpa-Cirpka. Yvan is renowned for being one of the most audacious and avant–garde watch creators alive. He certainly plays by his ...

  • 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 ...


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MrWatchMaster Meets…George Bamford

Next we meet George Bamford who has made his name as founder of Bamford Watch Department, a business/concept that has become the global market leader in contemporary watch customisation, synonymous with uncompromising style and quality. George counted himself ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Stephen Forsey

We spent a wonderful time with master watchmaker, Stephen Forsey, Co-Founder of Greubel Forsey. Together with his business partner, Robert Gruebel, their extraordinary company has been pushing the limits of fine watchmaking for almost 20-years, tackling the challenges ...
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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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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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