‘Purity of Purpose’. A collection of Vertex Timepieces. Photo credit- @timely_moments. To many collectors of timepieces, a key factor to why a particular watch is in their collection tends, in my experience, to be an emotional attachment. Now that emotional attachment could be due to the watch and what it embodies, or the brand, it’s … Continue reading Vertex Watches – A Story of Heritage and a Very British Watchmaker.
I first experienced the Alkin brand at World Time in August 2019 where I was lucky enough to be able to handle the Model Two in its early form. Whilst doing so I also met Charlie Fowler, the design mind behind the watch and owner of the brand, who was keen to talk me through … Continue reading The Alkin Model Two
Sangin Instruments Kinetic K2. Photo Credit: @timely_moments It may not come as a surprise from my previous articles but I, like @Just2ticks also travel, a lot! Admittedly the places that I go to aren’t always destinations which you’ll find in a Virgin Holiday’s brochure, but when I travel I do, for most part, enjoy it. … Continue reading My Favourite Complication
In today’s modern world of convenience and next day delivery, a lot of what we hold value to is usually fleeting and manufactured to only work for a certain length of time. Phone contracts, Amazon next day delivery, car leases, the list can go on. Confession time: I like old things. I like things with a story, a … Continue reading A Rite of Passage
The Watches of MACV-SOG During Vietnam Special Operations In the world of vintage Seiko, there are a lot of truly wonderful and rare references that can be found within what is considered to be, a market of value. Compare this to other vintage watch markets where you could easily push 5/6 figures for a watch, … Continue reading Running Recon and Vintage Seiko’s
Transparency statement: I purchased this watch with my own money and have received nothing in return for this article A few weeks back at the Bremont Townhouse I was introduced to a chap named Dan (ig: @danc21cy) that had worked with Bremont on a Special military limited edition project for his military unit. Dan kindly … Continue reading Elliot Brown – Holton Professional