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Hamilton At The Movies

Hamilton Watch Company at the Movies. No other luxury watch company can claim to have spent as much time on cellulose media as the American

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Pinchbeck Watches

Pinchbeck Watches at Andrew Michaels Watches I am absolutely delighted to announce that Andrew Michaels Jewellers (amjwatches.co.uk) are now the sole representatives for Pinchbeck Watches. If

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Longines Master Collection

Longines Master Collection Introduction. Since its inception in 1832 the incredibly popular luxury watch brand Longines has remained true to the original aspirations of its

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Junghans Max Bill

Junghans Max Bill– The Designer’s Choice Junghans and Max Bill were the perfect combination of design and technology when they joined forces 60 years ago.

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Doxa SUB 200

Doxa Sub 200 Introduction The name Doxa may seem infantile in the world of luxury horology due to a 15 year Quartz crisis forced sabbatical

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History of Doxa

History of Doxa Under The Waves. Starring the SUB 300T. Doxa needs no introduction for those with a passion for professional rated diving watches. The

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Breitling Chronomat B01 42

Breitling Chronomat B01 42. AB01341   Introduction Breitling became synonymous with excellent quality wrist worn chronographs at attractive price points throughout the 1930s and early

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Hamilton X-Wind 1918 Limited Edition

Introduction Our story commences with the incredibly popular X-Wind chronograph, reference H77616533. There are some phenomenal watches on the market today. Some offer exceptional value

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Grand Seiko Snowflakes

Introduction The Grand Seiko SBGA211G (nicknamed Snowflake by fans) was released to global adoration when it was first released in October 2005 as the SBGA011G,

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Breitling Navitimer 35

Introduction It is not that long ago that the best selling luxury gent’s watch in the world was the Rolex Datejust 36mm. It wasn’t long

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Graham Chronofighter Vintage

Introduction Despite the assortment of colours within the Chronofighter Superlight Carbon range and the variety of engravings on the sapphire glass of the Chronofighter Graffitis,

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Graham FSU

2CVDS.B29F – Chronofighter Graffiti (FSU) – £5750   I don’t like to swear. I don’t like to hear other people swear. You can call me

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Seiko Novelties 2020

Seiko hardly ever disappoint when they decide to add to their popular Presage and Prospex families. The Presage line was immediately admired upon its inception

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Bremont Novelties 2020

ALT1-C Rose The Bremont Rose is released to commemorate Bremont becoming Official Timekeeper to the England Rugby Team and the Twickenham Stadium. What I love

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Breitling Top Time Limited Edition

Until recently, the Top Time was, staggeringly, an unknown, under-achiever, on the various auction web sites, even during the period of exponential price increase mental-ness

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Breitling FAQS

Is Breitling a good watch? At Andrew Michaels Jewellers (amjwatches.co.uk) we sell about 1500 Breitlings each year. Primarily this shows how desirable Breitling watches are,

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Hamilton W10 Review

Hamilton W10 AKA Khaki Pilot Pioneer – view the full range of Hamilton watches on AMJ Watches here. I seem to have become cynical when

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Tag Heuer: FAQs

Is TAG Heuer a good watch? This can be best answered looking into desirability, they sell over 1 million watches per year, and reliability, through

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Seiko EPD

Seiko EPD – The Best Digital Watch Ever!   INTRODUCTION I need to start this review with a bit of a confessional: My name is

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Seiko Anantas Review

Seiko Anantas – Unrivalled Bang per Buck…..Yen, Pound, whatever. After spending some quality time with these superb Seiko Ananta timepieces I’m left with the over-riding

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Breitling Avenger II GMT – A32390

Introduction: Breitling’s collection of Avenger timepieces has always been a strong family member even alongside the publicly perceived flagship models within the long standing catalogue

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Breitling the Book

With an almost unprecedented history in the field of horology that Breitling have constantly aspired to specialise in, the chronograph, it is amazing that this

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Breitling Transocean Unitime Review

Breitling Transocean Unitime Review – AB0510 Transocean Chronograph Unitime Introduction: Given their irrelevant nature, due to being incredibly cost ineffective, high end watches should be

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Breitling Chronomatic 24HR LE

During the 126 years of Breitling’s illustrious horological history there are three main events that stand out, for me, as a reflection of the brand’s

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Breitling Emergency

Many watch manufacturers claimed to have created Pilot’s watches in the distance and near past. Many, including the Flieger models from the middle of the

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Waddington Airshow

I had the absolute pleasure of joining Breitling UK and my local Breitling AD Andrew Michaels in their hospitality suite. Even though I live only

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Breitling B01 Review

In a nutshell the B01 is the amalgamation of Breitling’s flagship model, the Chronomat Evo, and their new in-house movement, the Calibre 01.I’ve already presented

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Breitling B04 GMT

Breitling decided seven years ago to take on the enormous challenge of becoming a manufacture (the ability to produce at least one movement that is

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Seiko Ananta Spring Drive

First of all a warning: The introduction to this fabulous watch may be quite lengthy because there are just so many incredible elements that deserve

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2011 Breitling Superoceans

For a watch brand that has a long and illustrious history based on their ability to create timepieces that are perfectly suited and useful for

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U-Boat 1001 Review

U-1001 – A Review Any watch brand that is aiming for a male demographic and is worth its horological salt has a diver’s watch in

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U-Boat Chronographs

U-Boat Chronographs – A Review I’ve discussed U-Boat’s seemingly short but illustrious history in this article (below) that highlighted the wonderful solid Sterling Silver Classico

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U-Boat U42 Review

U-Boat U-42. Introduction: Not every watch I review justifies a full summary of the brand’s heritage. The U-Boat U-42 not only demands that I offer

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Tag Heuer Link Review

Tag Heuer Link – My Review     I honestly believe that the Link bracelet is one of the main reasons for Tag Heuers success

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Tag Heuer Monaco Review

The Monaco is the most significant model in Tag Heuer’s history, and not because the coolest actor ever, Steve McQueen, wore one in a movie.

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Bell & Ross BR01-3

Compared to a lot of the established and well known watch brands Bell and Ross are still in their infancy having been established in 1992

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Bell and Ross WW1

Most watch brands that have aspirations of indulging a male demographic have at least one pilot’s watch in their catalogue. These are often contemporary replicas

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Bell and Ross BR01-94 LE

Bell and Ross first started producing wrist watches in 1992. They are owned by two Swiss designers Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo. Belamich and Rosillo,

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Chopard LUC Classic

As a self confessed watch nut I am very fortunate to be able to indulge in this fairly expensive hobby through reasonable financial means and

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Graham Swordfish

I had originally fell for this watch when the announcement and initial pictures were released in about 2003. I had the pleasure to try one

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Hublot: An introduction

Hublot – An Introduction Hublot Collection Despite the fact that the global economy is still in turmoil we live in a society where Millionaires are

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Montblanc TimeWalkers Review

Montblanc TimeWalkers – An introduction and review Montblanc’s decision to move into the watchmaking industry back in 1997 was a brave one but it was

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‘Ordinary’ Grahams

It is often a misconception that all Graham watches have the unique trigger mechanism for starting and stopping the chronograph. This design feature isn’t something

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Breitling Seawolf Review

There is no denying that the Breitling SeaWolf is a fantastic looking timepiece. It seems lengthy consideration has been bestowed on the aesthetics of this

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Breitling Black Steel Review

The Chronomat Evolution has long been Breitling’s “Flagship” model and their most successful, as far as sales, in many territories. Breitling used the basics of

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Bell & Ross BR02 Review

I can only imagine the expressions on the faces of the Bell and Ross design team as they were given the multiple criteria for the

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Ball Magneto S Review

View the full Ball watch range on AMJ Watches today. Readers of my previous reviews will be aware that I have been a self-confessed watch

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Breitling Calibre 01

It seems amazing to most watch fans that a brand as technically astute as Breitling has never had, up until the Calibre 01, its very

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Tag Heuer Carrera 1887 Review

View the full TAG Heuer Carrera Watch Range on AMJ Watches today. The Heuer Carrera, named after the gruelling Carrera Panamericana race in Mexico City, was first

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Hamilton “Murph” Khaki Field Review

Let’s face it: If you know why this watch is called the Murph then you will want one already. However, I hope this preview will enlighten those not aware of the significance and also introduce the superb details.

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