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    That feeling of excitement experienced when you open the box to view your latest Watch is thrilling, but have you ever thought about the design and manufacturing process – probably not! Well we do. We recently ...

  • Unique Piece: Neymar Jr Goes GaGa (Again)

    With the football World Cup in Russia just days away, one of the best players in the world, Neymar Jr has been showing us his unique Gagà Milano timepiece. The watch specially created for Neymar was ...

  • MrWatchMaster Opinion: LIV Life To The Max

    It is a little know fact, that the first recorded successful instance of crowdfunding occurred in 1997, when a British rock band funded their reunion tour through online donations from their fans. Inspired by this innovative ...

  • Trade Secrets…View From The Bench: Watch A Master At Work

    We have partnered with Anthony L. also known as the No BS Watchmaker to bring you a new monthly series, Trade Secrets…View From The Bench. This will give you a fascinating ‘behind-the-scenes’ insight into the world ...


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MrWatchMaster Meets…Nicholas Bowman-Scargill (Part 3)

We spent the day with Nicholas Bowman-Scargill, Director of Fears Watch Company Limited. After six decades dormant, Fears has been re-established by Edwin’s great-great-great-grandson, Nicholas, to once again produce high quality wrist watches designed in Britain and made ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 12

For our final ‘Complication of Christmas’, we bring you one of the greatest horological stories ever told of the incredible Marie Antoinette ‘Grande Complication’ pocket watch number 160 from Breguet. A Chronology of the Marie Antoinette Grande Complication: ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 11

Well, it’s Christmas, so rather than dwell on the technical aspects of the Tourbillon, something for the kids and perhaps big-kids, we know that the art of manufacturing a Tourbillon is made more complicated by the need to ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 9

Definition of ‘Retrograde’: Oxford Dictionaries: reverting to an earlier and inferior condition Merriam-Webster: having or being motion in a direction contrary to that of the general motion of similar bodies Collins: tending towards an earlier worse condition; declining ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 10

The repeating watch was originally designed by Daniel Quare (1648-1724). In a battle for the patent with Edward Barlow in 1687, it was James II who awarded the prize to Daniel Quare’s Repeater which sounded the nearest hour ...
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A New Kind of Freedom (To Exist)

We recently met with the Founders of Freedom To Exist (fte) a new company with an unconventional approach to watch design and production. A London based, self-funded start-up, they specialise in affordable minimal timepieces for Men & Women. ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 7

Have you ever noticed that most World Time watches feature many very predictable major cities with the exception of Noumea. This appears on the watch face usually at 25 minutes past six, between Sydney and Auckland. Some watch ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 8

On the eighth day, we have more of a question. The use of Silicon (or Silicium if you insist!) in the escapement of the Girard-Perregaux ‘Constant Force’ Escapement watch caused much consternation and debate. There are a lot ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 6

The Rattrapante (often referred to as a ‘Split Second’ or ‘Double’ Chronograph) watch allows for the timing of two separate events through the use of two separately controlled second hands. It became a popular tool in horse racing ...
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