Military time: The return of Vertex



In watch collecting circles, few military timepieces are as famed as those from the 'Dirty Dozen'. The term refers to the 12 companies that were commissioned by the British Ministry of Defence to build and supply watches to its exacting specifications during the Second World War. Counted among them are recognisable names including IWC, Omega, Longines and Jaeger-LeCoultre, however another in its ranks, Vertex, may be less familiar, having disappeared into the depths of horological history – until now.
The brand, founded in London's renowned Hatton Garden in 1916 by Claude Lyons, has been... read more

 
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