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introducing: Uniform Wares

Uniform Wares is a new British brand launched in December 2009 by Patrick Bek and Oliver Fowles, two designers specialized in products and furniture design. Starting at GBP 100.00, the 100 series is a unisex and functional collection designed in the purest minimalist Anglo-Saxon design tradition, very much like the national industrial clocks which it […]

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introducing: Getat Watch Company

Getat Watch Company is an e-store run by a watchmaker who specialized in custom watches and parts inspired by military timepieces of the Pact of Steel countries, namingly German and Italian. Unlike most eBay sellers, Getat Watch ensures that all dials are coated with Swiss luminous compounds. The cases are available in different sizes and with different surface finish. […]

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Introducing: Wilson Watch Works

Mr. Wilson turned his passion for building custom watches into a small part-time business. Being himself a NWACC members, this watch builder relies upon the mentoring of a certified master watchmaker, the assistance of a certified watchmaker trained at the Paris School of Horology, and a network of trusted vendors. Here is one of his earlier projects, […]

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Introducing: Vintage Watch Parts

The watchmaker behind Vintage Watch Parts is specialized in fitting vintage movements into new cases, but he also does restoration on all watch components: movements, cases, dials, hands, crowns… you name it. The website is also intended as a resource for handy men and Panerai afficionati who are not afraid to compromise the manufacturer’s warranty […]

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100th entry has now reached the 100th blog entry. The Independent was launched to target a market niche, but judging by the growing number of small independent brands and their popularity on forums, the genre is increasing in popularity. I would like to express special thanks to TLex of OceanicTime, for consenting to let us link back to some of the scoops he […]

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