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Hands-on with the Omega Speedmaster ’57 Co-Axial, Nostalgia with a Twist

On September 17, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 0 Comment
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Omega Speedmaster ’57 C0-Axial: First introduced at Basel world 2013 alongside, arguably the most coveted timepiece of the watch fair that year, the Speedmaster ‘Dark Side of the Moon’. We had a very brief look at the Speedmaster ’57 last year and decided it would be good to get hold of one for a hands-on […]

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Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage Single Malt Scotch (Limited Edition)

On September 15, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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Old Pulteney 1990 Vintage Single Malt Scotch: Old Pulteney was founded in 1826 by James Henderson at the height of Wick’s celebrated herring boom. The Pulteney Distillery is one of the most northerly on the British mainland.Legend has it that when the still was delivered it was too tall for the still house and the […]

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Heads-up on the Watches of Knightsbridge September Auction, which includes a very cool Heuer Autavia, an Omega Railmaster, a Omega Seamaster 300, an Omega Speedmaster, a Rolex Explorer and a rare Rolex ‘Paul Newman’ Daytona Ref. 6262

On September 10, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Watches of Knightsbridge September Auction: A couple of weeks ago we spent some time over at 64 Knightsbridge to get hands-on with some of the timepieces in the upcoming September auction on the 20th. There were quite a few we picked out that caught our eyes and I’m sure you’ll see why too. We have highlighted […]

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Balblair 1990 2nd Release Vintage Highland Single Malt Scotch

On September 8, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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Balblair 1990 2nd Release Vintage Highland Single Malt Scotch: We’ve done quite a few posts on Balblair, and as you’ve heard me mention before it is one of the oldest working distilleries (Established in 1790) in Scotland and is in fact the oldest working distillery in the Highlands. This non-chill filtered second release of the vintage […]

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IT’S COMPLICATED: Three Iconic Vintage Chronographs, That Even Till This Day Command Respect But Are They Still Worthy?

On September 3, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 6 Comments
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Three Iconic Vintage Chronographs: There are many vintage chronographs out there but I’d hazard a guess that if you had to think about the most iconic Chronographs, the ones that would more than likely come to mind are: a Breitling Navitimer, an Omega Speedmaster and a Rolex Daytona? Yes, there are others that you could […]

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The Glenlivet Guardians Chapter Single Malt Scotch Limited Edition (Exotic)

On September 1, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 1 Comment
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The Glenlivet Guardians Chapter Single Malt Scotch: So it’s been but a minute since we last looked at anything from the The Glenlivet range. Just last week we were invited to a Glenlivet tasting session at our usual spot. The Glenlivet Scotch whisky is very highly regarded around the world today but I feel sometimes they […]

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The Patek Philippe Split-Seconds Monopusher Chronograph Ref. 5950A, A Gentleman’s Chronograph,That Just Oozes Class, Refinement And Is Actually Quite Wearable

On August 27, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 8 Comments
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Patek Philippe Split-Seconds Monopusher Chronograph: During the 2014 Basel world watch fair this year, there was a common trend emerging within the new Patek Philippe collection. A few weeks back we introduced you to the new 5960/1A, which will replace the current range. If you look a little further back into May, you’ll see we […]

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Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch

On August 25, 2014 by Christopher Beccan 2 Comments
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Bunnahabhain 18 Year Old Islay Single Malt Scotch: Bunnahabhain has been part of the island’s (Islay) history since 1881, located in a village on the northeast coast of the isle of Islay, which is in the Argyll and Bute area of Scotland. Bunnahabhain’s 18-year-old whisky isn’t new but now that they’ve moved to only un-chilled filtration, this intensifies the […]

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