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Kingsman's Tools of a Modern Knight

It becomes apparent in the midst of all that spy craft when Galahad, played by Colin Firth, deflects bullets with the most unsuspecting consort, a Swaine Adeney Brigg umbrella or reveals a retractable blade secreted in the toe of his George Cleverley Oxfords, that the gripping narrative of Matthew Vaughn’s latest action-spy flick was secondary only to its unyielding choice of occupational finery. 932 more words


Watch Tales: 22 Year Old Seiko Awesome-sauce

What’s in a watch?

A couple of months ago, at a day long National Service call back, I complimented a gentleman on his gorgeous Seiko 007. 120 more words


Girard-Perregaux 1966

Born in 1966

In 1966, Girard-Perregaux introduced the first high-frequency watch movement with a beat at 36,000 vibrations per hour. Since, the 1966 collection grew over the years, and Girard-Perregaux designed ladies pieces. 118 more words


My Pick From the Phillips Genève Watch Auction - May 10, 2015

F.P. Journe, Chronometre Souvrain

Titanium, Ruthenium Dial, 18k Gold Movement, 2005

Lot 130 of the Phillips Genève Watch Auction 2015.

Look, I know the rest of horology-ville is probably going to have their eyes glued to… 110 more words


MB&F's Frosty New Legacy, LM101 Frost


With only 33 red gold and 18 yellow gold pieces of the LM101 Frost to be made, pretty soon that’s all that’s going to left of this machine – its  730 more words


F.P. Journe 10 Years Anniversary Tourbillion

A Celebration

In 2013, F.P. Journe celebrated the opening of their 10th factory owned boutique in Beirut, Lebanon. Consequently, 2013 was also the 10th year since the opening of their first boutique in Tokyo, Japan. 831 more words


A League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Cabinotiers of the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI)

My affection for the Académie Horlogère des Créateurs Indépendants (AHCI) is twofold. One, the AHCI is a collection of genius minds that are fiercely committed to an art form that fascinates me to no end. 2,751 more words