Nº 1940

Launched Wednesday, 20 September 2017 & built in Britain, Nº 1940 blue aviator watches by W. T. Author is set six years after Author’s fourth collection. Nº 1940 marks the Battle of Britain – the military campaign of the Second World War when the Royal Air Force defended the Britain against the German Air Force attacks from the end of June 1940. Our signature silhouette takes on an aggressive aesthetic by referencing aircraft gauges of the era. Each watch is finished beautifully with our refined 22 mm handmade leather strap.

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Limited Edition Ladies Watches Now Sold Out!

Limited Edition Ladies Watches: Emmeline by WT Author Our limited edition ladies watches are SOLD OUT - the first proper ladies watch to be produced by WT Author. The watch to accompany Nº 1953 unsurprisingly stands on its own as a complete work. Read more about Emmeline: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS…
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December 22, 2019
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WT Author Exhibition Update Our followers, Hot on the heels of last month's exhibitions at Royal Bath & West Show and Eroica Festival, we will be bringing our collection to this year's Chateau Impney Hill Climb. It doesn't stop there as well also be exhibiting at Flying Legends, Silverstone Classic and The Game Fair throughout July. There has never been more…
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September 2, 2018
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WT Author Exhibition Update

WT Author Exhibition Update Following last month's exhibition at Race Retro, UK, we will be bringing our collection to this year's Techno Classica held in Essen, Germany. This is a proud moment for us as it is our first international exhibition. Members of the public will be able to view our…
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March 15, 2018
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Year in Review

2017 : Year in Review Our followers, Well what a remarkable year that was!? We’re making the final preparations for our Christmas break - downing tools for two weeks before we start 2018’s story. Thank you for following our journey through Chapter 5 (Nº 1940) - since the collection’s debut…
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December 22, 2017
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Winter Exhibitions & Updates

Our followers, IMPORTANT : Shipments have now commenced on the Nº 1940 collection. Over the coming weeks customers will receive a unique tracking number via email through our webstore, or manually from us if you purchased from one of our UK exhibitions. It has been our most successful pre-order ever - so please…
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November 29, 2017
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WT Author Winter Exhibitions

Our followers, There’s now only one week left to pre-order Nº 1940 at a reduced price - saving you £50 on each watch. This offer closes midnight Sunday, 29 October ahead of our 2017 series of winter exhibitions including our week-long show held at Olympia, London throughout the Spirit of Christmas Fair.…
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October 23, 2017
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Chapter 5 : Nº 1940

Our followers, The fifth collection arrives for pre-order right now. Set six years after our fourth collection, it marks the Battle of Britain – the military campaign of the Second World War when the Royal Air Force defended the Britain against the German Air Force attacks from the end of June…
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September 20, 2017