Category Archives: London, UK

New Instrument Watches from Christopher Ward

Well I guess it was bound to happen some day: adapting the paradigm of a cockpit clock to the wrist is no longer a novelty. Seiko made one of the earliest documented attempts, and watches like the ZULU-01 by Trintec, the Airspeed by Revue Thommen and the BR01 by Bell & Ross were all released […]

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First chronograph from Uniform Wares

I presented the second collection from British design brand Uniform Wares in September 2010. It seems that nothing can stop the success of this brand, as they have now released their third collection. Based on the ETA 251.471 chronograph, this watch is an adaptation of the minimalistic design that made the young British brand famous. […]

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British Racing watch motorized without cutting corners

The British Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held at Silverstone for the next 17 years. To mark the FIA endorsement of the “Home of British Motor Racing”, the team of Christopher Ward is launching an automatic watch named after one of the most demanding sets of corners of the Silverstone racing track: the Becketts. Unveiled last […]

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Christopher Ward’s offically certified Chronometer

UK-based Christopher Ward are launching a special version of their C70 Brooklands Chronograph. This special series celebrates Britain’s original Grand Prix, which led to the creation of the Formula 1 Championship. The watch is equipped with a Swiss ETA quartz calibre that underwent control and certification by the Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres. «The striking design […]

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introducing: Christopher Ward

The brand Christopher Ward was created in Summer of 2004 by three friends: Mike France and Peter Ellis, who would both look after the retailing, and Chris Ward, who brought in the watchmaking know-how. Read the Timezone interview. Their aim was to create “the cheapest most expensive watches in the world” by harnessing margins without […]

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