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Our 15 Favorite Watch Reviews of 2018

Our 15 Favorite Watch Reviews of 2018

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2018 was an extraordinary year in watches, and we had too much amazing watches clear their path through Worn & Wound HQ. Today, we’re investigating 12 of our #1 audits of 2018—watches that actually make them slobber as we gear up for 2019.  

Tudor Black Bay GMT

One of the most blazing game watches of 2018, the Tudor Black Bay GMT merits an excellent spot on this rundown. At first, this watch was eclipsed by the arrival of the more modest cased Black Bay Fifty-Eight , yet I was immediately won over in the wake of having the chance to invest some prolonged active energy with it prior this year.

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Pelton Sector

Detroit-based Pelton is the newcomer, however the Sector— with its noteworthy American-presented defense and exemplary dial plan (and now there is likewise a variation with an American made dial )—shows that this youthful company has an extremely encouraging future.

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Seiko Mini-Turtle

Seiko’s Mini-Turtle was a prompt hit when it was first revealed in late 2017, and we were unimaginably eager to get this one in for an audit this previous year. With the 007 on out, the Mini-Turtle may simply be Seiko’s freshest moderate classic.

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Farer Cobb Chronograph

We’re colossal devotees of Farer here at Worn & Wound, and 2018 was an amazingly decent year for the British-based brand, which uncovered a progression of hand-crankers and, all the more as of late, a collection of mechanical chronographs . Delightfully styled and heartily spec’d, the Cobb was one of our #1 watches of 2018.

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Hamilton Intra-Matic Auto Chrono

Heritage was a major topic for Hamilton in 2018, and the Hamilton Intra-Matic Auto Chrono was an extraordinary re-visitation of structure. With it’s more modest case and exemplary panda styling, this one was a tremendous hit all around.

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Lorier Neptune

Though the Neptune highlights conspicuous signs pulled from jumpers of years past, it by one way or another figures out how to feel like its own thing. With its more modest size, strong spec sheet, and reasonable estimating, the Neptune won us over.

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Damasko DS 30

The DS 30 takes Damasko’s fruitful equation for building almost indestructible apparatus watches, and adjusts that recipe to make a watch with a stripped down lively dial and a more modest and more slender case that wears just so damn well. It’s a device watch you can sneak by a cuff.

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Ophion OPH-786

Ophion should charge undeniably more for their products, but since they don’t their watches present probably the best value for-your-horological-money in the field. The OPH-786 was quite a long while really taking shape, and when we inspected it this year it didn’t disillusion (simply investigate that movement!)

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Mido Multifort Datometer

Mido praised a significant milestone in 2018, and the Multifort Datometer brought once again into Mido’s index one the brand’s most iconic watches. Despite the fact that it was upsized, it actually figured out how to consummately catch the embodiment of the verifiable watch, and it was a gigantic hit with press and fans alike.

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MK II Gen 3. Paradive

The new Gen. 3 Paradive, in view of the amazing Benrus Type 1 military jumper , is one of my number one plunge observes at present available. With its clean, clear plan and strong form quality, the Paradive is a winner.

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Damasko DC 80 Chronograph

Yep, another Damasko. We love focal moment chronographs here at Worn & Wound, however with the end of the Lemania 5100 they’ve become moderately uncommon. In reality, scratch that. Presently with the DC 80 available, you can get a hearty, in-house adjusted focal moment chronograph for well under $3,000, and with all the tech Damasko places into their watches it’ll likely outlive its wearer.

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Farer Stanhope

Like I composed over, 2018 was a pennant year for Farer, and the Stanhope took Farer’s eccentric plan language and refined it into a pleasant hand-cranker that was an unadulterated happiness to wear. Different brands, take note—this is the manner by which you do color.

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Bravur BW003

Bravur’s mix of Swiss quality and Swedish plan reasonableness has brought about some executioner watches, and the brilliantly minimalist BW003 is one of their best models yet.  Having delivered two additional models since the BW003 (the Scandinavia and the  Geography  series), Bravur is unquestionably another brand to watch out for in 2019. 

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Monta Triumph

In my modest opinion, the Triumph is Monta’s best watch, and it’s been my personal top pick from the brand since it was disclosed a couple of years back. It’s superbly smooth, and the energetic plan and very good quality completing make this one a shockingly flexible piece on the wrist.

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Longines Avigation BigEye Chronograph

The Avigation BigEye is one of Longines’ best watches in ongoing memory. From the altered segment wheel chronograph development to the deviated BigEye plan, it’s an effective mix of new and old, and this one actually enters my thoughts every one of these months later.

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