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James is the Co-Founder of 12&60 and has been writing about watches since 2018. He's got a soft spot for divers and tool watches, especially if they've got vintage design cues!
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A Look At Quality Leather Watch Rolls From Mayfair Watch

May 12, 2022

As watch collectors, we often get so wrapped up in the watches themselves that we forget to pay attention to how best to store them. But given how much...

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The Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical – Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Ask any watch nerd to recommend an affordable mechanical field watch, and I’ll give you good odds they pick the Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical. In the few years since...

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May 5, 2022

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Brellum Pandial LE.1 DD

Introducing The New Brellum Pandial LE.1 Limited Edition

The term “limited edition” gets bandied about all too often in watchmaking. Usually when a mainstream brand says a watch is limited edition they’re talking about production being limited...

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April 29, 2022

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Christopher Ward C63 Sealander Elite – A Watch That Won’t Weigh You Down

I’ve been a big fan of Christopher Ward for a few years now. The British brand was founded in 2004, and since its inception, its focus has always been...

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April 28, 2022

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CODE41 Launch Edition 6 Of Their Impressive X41 Watch

If ever there was a brand that excels at out of the box thinking it’s CODE41. The brand has a unique design language that’s instantly recognisable, and with the...

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April 25, 2022

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The Tudor Black Bay Pro – Is It Just An Explorer II Homage?

Of all the new releases of 2022, the Tudor Black Bay Pro is one of the most interesting. Whilst it was obvious that Tudor would expand the Black Bay...

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April 20, 2022

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The Rolex Explorer 124270 – Is It The Perfect Watch?

It’s somewhat ironic that though Rolex has a plethora of sports models in its current catalogue, one of its most sought-after and revered models is the humble Explorer. I...

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April 12, 2022

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Baltic Aquascaphe Blue Gilt

Hands On Review: Baltic Aquascaphe

  Have you ever wondered what a vintage watch would be like if it was built today? Well that pretty much sums up Baltic’s Aquascaphe. As the name implies,...

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August 19, 2020

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Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Mechanical H76419931

Hands On Review: Hamilton Khaki Pilot Pioneer Mechanical

  I think it’s safe to say that most watch collectors have owned a “field watch” at some point. They’re one of the key styles that continue to endure...

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August 1, 2020

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Seiko 5KX Blue SRPD51 Seiko 5 Sports

Hands On Review: Seiko 5KX

  If you’re in to watches in any serious sort of way, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’ll know of the Seiko SKX. Hell, a fair chunk of you...

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July 5, 2020

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Alkin Model Two

Hands On Review: Alkin Model Two

  Let’s be honest. The words “microbrand” and “value proposition” are used together a bit too frequently these days. Whilst often true, the former does not necessarily mean the...

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June 30, 2020

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Q Timex 1979 Reissue

Hands On Review: Q Timex 1979 Reissue

  When it was released back in 2019, the Q Timex 1979 reissue took the watch community by storm. As the name implies, it’s pretty much an exact recreation...

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June 6, 2020

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Vapaus Vorcut Meca-quartz chronograph

Hands On Review: Vapaus Vorcut

  For some strange reason, I don’t currently own a chronograph. Despite the vast quantity of great pieces out there, none of them have really grabbed me. That is,...

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