Watch Manufacturers

  • Arnold & Son TB Dragon Ref 1ARAP.B04A.C120P

    Good Fortune The Arnold & Son TB Dragon features a true beat seconds, sometimes called a dead-beat seconds, and wonderful artisanal craftsmanship in the form of a 22-carat rose gold dragon. Angus Davies enters the rarefied world of m├ętiers d’art and haute horlogerie finishing. The Chinese dragon has many meanings, including the promise of good…

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  • Buying a Nomos Watch

    The Doctor Calls When a doctor friend called Angus Davies for advice on buying a NOMOS watch, he felt compelled to come to his aid. A series of watches were dispatched by the brand for evaluation and an enjoyable evening of trying on timepieces ensued. I often receive emails inviting me to recommend a wristwatch…

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  • Garrick Portsmouth

    A Patriot’s Watch The Garrick Portsmouth is a high-end watch featuring an exclusive hand-wound movement and, specifically, a prominent balance bridge. Angus Davies enjoys a period of ‘hands-on’ association and discusses his feelings about this latest British watch. When David Brailsford burst onto the watchmaking scene with his brand, Garrick, a couple of years ago…

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  • MeisterSinger Circularis Automatic Ref CC911

    A Fine Bordeaux The MeisterSinger Circularis Automatic Ref CC911 displays the hours and minutes with a single hand and includes a date display. The watch features an enchantingly coloured dial in ‘Sunburst Bordeaux’ and offers the convenience of an impressive self-winding movement. Selecting a fine wine necessitates the appraisal of many attributes. The aroma, the…

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  • Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Tourbillon Ref PFH279-1201400-HA1441

    Happy Birthday At the time the Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Tourbillon was launched it was reputed to be ‘the world’s thinnest automatic flying tourbillon with a micro-rotor’ and equipped with the ‘world’s lightest tourbillon cage’. This incredible timepiece remains a technical tour de force and a fitting tribute to the man whose name adorns the…

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