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by RichM
Thu May 23, 2024 6:53 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Watch Servicing - new advice?
Replies: 6
Views: 220

Re: Watch Servicing - new advice?

This is very refreshing to read, well done IWC.
by RichM
Tue May 14, 2024 8:14 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Christopher Ward of Pens
Replies: 36
Views: 1140

Re: The Christopher Ward of Pens

What about Ellington Pens? This is from their website. Sound familiar?

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by RichM
Tue May 14, 2024 7:53 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: The Christopher Ward of Pens
Replies: 36
Views: 1140

Re: The Christopher Ward of Pens

There is a "Watches and Pens" hashtag over on Instagram where these combined obsessions play out. I'm guessing that Mont Blanc and Visconti are the Rolex of the Pen World. Christopher Ward came out as a disruptor selling automatic watches direct to the buyer at an affordable price. I don't...
by RichM
Mon May 13, 2024 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More quartz watches to come?
Replies: 23
Views: 779

Re: More quartz watches to come?

^^^ I didn't know there's a cap set by the MOD.

I expect that's why Bremont always had such a good price when sold exclusively through the Military line, somewhere around £700 to £800 I think when the civilian equivalent might have been £3k or more.

Why is the cap imposed d'you know?
by RichM
Fri May 10, 2024 9:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More CW quality problems.
Replies: 7
Views: 596

Re: More CW quality problems.

Yeah, my SH21 went back twice for (no fuss, to be fair) warranty repairs but it was a frustrating experience for an otherwise lovely watch.
by RichM
Mon May 06, 2024 1:51 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Life UPDATE the Updated UPDATE
Replies: 76
Views: 2787

Re: Life UPDATE the Updated UPDATE

The house looks beautiful. That first glass of champagne/wine/beer when you've got the move done will taste soooo good! Congratulations!
by RichM
Sat May 04, 2024 4:33 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 9294

Re: New Bremont logo?

I see that Nick English is also a now a co-owner of "The Thames Club - a conference and wellbeing centre" as well as the YardoLed Pen Company so it appears he is quickly moving on from Bremont. His wife Catherine Villeneuve from what I can tell from her posts on Instagram is still employed...
by RichM
Fri May 03, 2024 8:15 am
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: A pop of colour...
Replies: 86
Views: 1973

Re: A pop of colour...

Good thread! I'm getting more into watches with pops of colour. I generally wear classic muted colours with clothes - blues/greys/browns - and increasingly look for a watch to add a bit more visual interest. This one from Farer is floating my boat at the moment. It probably counts as more than a 'po...
by RichM
Sat Apr 20, 2024 8:18 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 9294

Re: New Bremont logo?

Caller wrote: Sat Apr 20, 2024 5:04 pm
jtc wrote: Sat Apr 20, 2024 3:39 pm Apparently the brothers retain 1% equity in the business.
and last I was aware of, some God awful interview, he carried out with some random youtuber by the Bremont stall. How the mighty have fallen.

Have you got a link for the YouTube interview? I'd like to watch it.
by RichM
Sat Apr 20, 2024 3:36 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 9294

Re: New Bremont logo?

Nick and Giles now are "custodians" (not sure what that means exactly, they are not named as officers of the business at Companies House yet) of the YardoLed Pen Company. With Bremont they deliberately, strategically started the company from scratch (the story is well told) rather than pic...
by RichM
Sat Apr 20, 2024 2:52 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 9294

Re: New Bremont logo?

^^^ You're right about the case, it's a good spot:


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by RichM
Fri Apr 19, 2024 6:39 pm
Forum: Other Brands
Topic: New Bremont logo?
Replies: 216
Views: 9294

Re: New Bremont logo?

by RichM
Tue Apr 16, 2024 5:50 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Life UPDATE the Updated UPDATE
Replies: 76
Views: 2787

Re: Life Update UPDATE

Are they nocturnal? I seem to remember they woke me up but then 30 years ago it's quite likely I'd been up all night lying about my age to be served beers, and was sleeping it off during the day!
by RichM
Tue Apr 16, 2024 5:36 pm
Forum: Offtopic
Topic: Life UPDATE the Updated UPDATE
Replies: 76
Views: 2787

Re: Life Update UPDATE

^^^ I spent a summer on an American Summer Camp in the tri-state area of NY 30 years ago and raccoons would regularly get in to our log cabins. They seemed docile and harmless enough but actually should I have been concerned?!
by RichM
Tue Apr 16, 2024 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Incame - Summer Chrono Strap
Replies: 14
Views: 601

Re: Incame - Summer Chrono Strap

^^^ The Beast! A 44mm Valjoux 7750 mvmt chronograph!

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