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WATCH REVIEWS: £250 – £500

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Video Review: James McCabe Belfast Automatic

September 17, 2018

Costing £315, the James McCabe Belfast is a unique rustic looking timepiece. I like the distressed effect to the...

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Formex Essence Watch Review

September 3, 2018

If you’ve read my review of the Formex AS1100 or Formex Element, you’ll realise that whilst they’re a bit...

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Video review: Thomas Earnshaw Longitude Skeleton ES-8062

August 30, 2018

Get 30% off everything on https://www.thomas-earnshaw.com/ using code: WIAA30 Thomas Earnshaw really do like to produce a skeleton watch;...

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Seiko Sumo Watch Review (Blue / SBDC033 / Blumo)

July 30, 2018

The Seiko Sumo is a watch you tend to see recommended over and over again in various media; there’s...

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Draken Kalahari Watch Review

July 16, 2018

I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing Draken’s previous two releases: the Tugela, a diver; and the Peregrine, an aviator....

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Rumoe Nobel Royal Watch Review

July 8, 2018

Let’s be honest, an elegant dress watch with sapphire crystal and automatic movement under $500 is always worth a...

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Maen Hudson 38 Watch Review

May 27, 2018

The latest offering from Maen is currently on Kickstarter, ending May 31st 2018. It’s a different angle taken by...

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Ayers Metropolitan Watch Review

April 11, 2018

Occasionally a really unique and genuinely interesting timepiece rocks up on Kickstarter: enter the Ayers Metropolitan. With an intriguing...

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D1 Milano Ultra Thin (Gun Metal) Watch Review

March 16, 2018

When you first set your sights on the D1 Milano Ultra Thin, you are more than likely able to...

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Schaffen A65 Watch Review

February 3, 2018

At the time of release of this review, Schaffen had already smashed through their Kickstarter campaign. They’re offering two...

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Hamtun Neon Watch Review

January 27, 2018

In October 2016 I had the pleasure of reviewing Hamtun’s first foray into the watch world: the H1. It...

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EMG DL63 Watch Review

January 8, 2018

Mechanical chronographs are some of the greatest feats of engineering; so complex, yet so compact. It’s also one of...

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Corniche Historique Automatic Watch Review

January 4, 2018

It’s been over 2 years since I reviewed the Corniche Heritage 40, which impressed me as being a lovely...

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Draken Peregrine Watch Review

October 30, 2017

Draken had a failed kickstarter campaign for the Peregrine in September. A couple of months later – in the...

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Filippo Loreti Venice Rose Gold Blue Automatic Watch Review

October 2, 2017

Filippo Loreti were one of the first to make that claim you see so much of nowadays: “disrupting the...

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Deutsche Uhrenfabrik (Dufa) Weimar Calendar Bauhaus (DF-9019-03) Watch Review

September 25, 2017

Dufa have a real knack of creating stunning Bauhaus inspired timepieces. Check out my reviews of the Breuer, Aalto...

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About Vintage 1844 Chronograph Watch Review

September 3, 2017

About Vintage hail out of Copenhagen, Denmark. As far as minimalist watches go; the Scandinavians seem to do it...

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Manufaktur Waldhoff Regent Silver Tobacco Watch Review

August 28, 2017

I’m always happy to get acquainted with new brands. I’ve not heard of Manufaktur Waldhoff before, but the Regent...

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Nth Amphion Dark Gilt Watch Review

August 23, 2017

Nth are the sister brand to Lew & Huey; another brain child of Chris Vail – whom is quite...

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Phoibos PY007C Automatic Watch Review

July 24, 2017

Phoibos have already released a Submariner homage, the PX002A. I reviewed that watch and their other offering (the Ocean...

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Deutsche Uhrenfabrik (Dufa) Aalto Regulator Watch Review

July 14, 2017

Dufa continue to expand their mechanical range with the Aalto; as expected, it’s vintage / Bauhaus inspired and looks...

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Leyden Velox Chronograph Panda Watch Review

July 3, 2017

Panda chronographs are an extremely striking type of style: a bright, white dial offset by two bold, black subdials...

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Gruppo Gamma MK IV Vanguard A-04 Watch Review

June 28, 2017

I last reviewed a Gruppo Gamma watch in December 2014, the A-41 Ascent. It was a splendid timepiece that...

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Melbourne Watch Co Collins Watch Review

May 16, 2017

Melbourne Watch Co have been a staple part of Watch It All About for the past few years –...

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Brathwait Swiss Made Automatic Watch Review

May 11, 2017

Update 20/9/17: Get 10% off all Brathwait orders by clicking here and using code JS10 I was proudly one...

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Nodus Trieste Watch Review

May 8, 2017

When I first saw the new brand Nodus and their initial release, the Trieste, on the Microbrand Facebook group,...

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Thomas Earnshaw Cornwall Bridge Watch Review

April 21, 2017

Get 30% off everything on the Thomas Earnshaw site! Use code WIAA30 When I first saw the advert for...

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James McCabe Heritage Automatic II 24hr Watch Review

April 12, 2017

Whilst I’ve not reviewed a James McCabe before, I have looked at a lot of their sister brands (under...

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MHD CR1 Panda Chronograph Watch Review

March 6, 2017

Matthew Humphries was the Chief Designer at Morgan Motor Company. Now, he is a automotive design consultant and has...

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G. Gerlach PZL 37 Łoś Watch Review

March 3, 2017

G. Gerlach have a tendency of devoting their watches to various wartime machines. Planes, ships and submarines are all...

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