The Watch Reviews

WT Author watch reviews. Collating the opinions of our work by valued customers across our website, social media and independent review sites. You can also read reviews from the press here.

PRODUCT REVIEWS

5 out of 5

Great service and excellent personal touch from WT Author. Very collaborative

Doug Pollock
June 13, 2021
5 out of 5

Excellent presentation, great attention to detail. The watch it’s self looks is great quality yet looks robust for everyday encounters. Detailing is great. The spin bezel sounds quite clunky as it’s rotated which sounds great. For the price I feel it’s great value for money. I will definitely look to purchase another watch in the future.

Tony
May 31, 2021
5 out of 5

No 1968 Black Racer looks fantastic; love the contrasting colour combination of "Pepsi" bezel, black dial, sub-dial and hands. Watch with black leather rally strap feels good on the wrist. First WT Author watch for my collection but won't be the last.

Ian S
May 29, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are not only talented and know what they are doing, with each piece you buy a unique piece of art. Their concept follows through into the smallest details. A great watch for a small price. 100% trustworthy. Excited to see what they will come up again with their next collection.

robinofbelgium
May 22, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are not only talented and know what they are doing, with each piece you buy a unique piece of art. Their concept follows through into the smallest details. A great watch for a small price. 100% trustworthy. Excited to see what they will come up again with their next collection.

robinofbelgium
May 22, 2021
5 out of 5

We can't praise WT Author enough, the quality of the watches, the compassion and love they put into each order to make it special! We chose a 1929 automatic in black for my son's 21st Birthday and they were able to deliver the limited edition number 21, to make it an even more special present. Big thank you to Sam and Jon, as well as the rest of the team!

Sue Massingham
May 4, 2021
5 out of 5

Ordered the watch, series1941. Got perfect reply and a great watch right on time.

Peter Ketelaars
April 28, 2021
5 out of 5

Amazing designs, great product quality and most important, excellent costumer service. This brand is much more than just timepieces, its a whole experience. You get to wear art on your wrist and it comes in a beautifully designed wax sealed package that puts you in the mood for getting behind the wheel and burning some rubber. This feeling only get stronger when you open it and hold the watch, which feels and looks so good. I have watches from mainstream brands in this price range that doesn't feel as high quality as this WT Author no.1968 does. Absolutely a great deal if you're into vintage cars and watches.

Netanel Cohen
April 23, 2021
5 out of 5

I came across this company by accident at a country show some 5 years ago and bought my first watch since then I have bought another 5 watches for myself and my family. Great watches! Beautiful design, strong, reliable and unique. After sales service is outstanding and I have always been treated as a valued customer. The best experience I have ever had regarding my collection of watches.

Graham
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I came across this company by accident at a country show some 5 years ago and bought my first watch since then I have bought another 5 watches for myself and my family. Great watches! Beautiful design, strong, reliable and unique. After sales service is outstanding and I have always been treated as a valued customer. The best experience I have ever had regarding my collection of watches.

Graham
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I came across this company by accident at a country show some 5 years ago and bought my first watch since then I have bought another 5 watches for myself and my family. Great watches! Beautiful design, strong, reliable and unique. After sales service is outstanding and I have always been treated as a valued customer. The best experience I have ever had regarding my collection of watches.

Graham
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

Well, What can I say that hasn’t already been praised in their latest reviews. I first met Jon & Sam at Silverstone Classic a few years ago and was completely drawn to the watches on display. After chatting with the two of them for a while about the vision and the work that had gone into launching their company I was 100% ready to buy. Bought one there and then. Came back a year later. Bought another. And as soon as I saw the No.1973 coming out on Kickstarter I knew I had to have it. I’d been telling myself for ages that the next one needed to be an automatic; and it looked fantastic. The guys are brilliant at explaining the process behind it all, the attention to detail is phenomenal. They genuinely feel like generational pieces that you want to hold onto and then pass down to your kids later on. I love them. Even the packaging is next level. Honestly, if you buy one you won’t be disappointed. And if you don’t. You will be. There’s always a limited amount which makes them so much more special and personal to yourself. Looking forward to seeing what else they can come up with!!

Tim Bird
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

Well, What can I say that hasn’t already been praised in their latest reviews. I first met Jon & Sam at Silverstone Classic a few years ago and was completely drawn to the watches on display. After chatting with the two of them for a while about the vision and the work that had gone into launching their company I was 100% ready to buy. Bought one there and then. Came back a year later. Bought another. And as soon as I saw the No.1973 coming out on Kickstarter I knew I had to have it. I’d been telling myself for ages that the next one needed to be an automatic; and it looked fantastic. The guys are brilliant at explaining the process behind it all, the attention to detail is phenomenal. They genuinely feel like generational pieces that you want to hold onto and then pass down to your kids later on. I love them. Even the packaging is next level. Honestly, if you buy one you won’t be disappointed. And if you don’t. You will be. There’s always a limited amount which makes them so much more special and personal to yourself. Looking forward to seeing what else they can come up with!!

Tim Bird
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

This young Company has passed all expectations they have developed and produced a excellent designed and produced a modern Watch

Hippoman
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

I stumbled across WT Author at the Bath and West show and i was so impressed with not only the style but also the quality of these pieces, when I looked into their history and read their story i was hooked!!. I now have a 13 year plan of my own and have just ordered the latest edition to go with the other 6 in the collection. Excellent quality watches , I would recommend to anyone. Every watch collection should include a WT Author.

Steve Johnson
April 21, 2021
5 out of 5

You can tell these guys really love what they do and put their heart and soul into these watches. I've been a patron since their first series, and recently needed a replacement battery and strap repair which was done quickly and to a high standard. Lovely guys and lovely watches!

Adam Worsdale
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

These guys are always friendly and helpful. they also make very original watches at a good price.

christopher bean
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

My husband has 3 watches from WT Author, and we have just ordered a 4th. He loves the watches, which all look amazing and often draw complements. We love the fact they are handmade, unusual, and numbered. We have always had great service from Sam and Jon, we make a point of visiting their stand at Silverstone Classic. I love their care and attention to detail not only are the watches gorgeous they always arrive beautifully packaged. We are looking forward to the next watch arriving and would not be surprised if we end up buying more in the future.

Tracey
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

My husband has 3 watches from WT Author, and we have just ordered a 4th. He loves the watches, which all look amazing and often draw complements. We love the fact they are handmade, unusual, and numbered. We have always had great service from Sam and Jon, we make a point of visiting their stand at Silverstone Classic. I love their care and attention to detail not only are the watches gorgeous they always arrive beautifully packaged. We are looking forward to the next watch arriving and would not be surprised if we end up buying more in the future.

Tracey
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

My husband has 3 watches from WT Author, and we have just ordered a 4th. He loves the watches, which all look amazing and often draw complements. We love the fact they are handmade, unusual, and numbered. We have always had great service from Sam and Jon, we make a point of visiting their stand at Silverstone Classic. I love their care and attention to detail not only are the watches gorgeous they always arrive beautifully packaged. We are looking forward to the next watch arriving and would not be surprised if we end up buying more in the future.

Tracey
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

My husband has 3 watches from WT Author, and we have just ordered a 4th. He loves the watches, which all look amazing and often draw complements. We love the fact they are handmade, unusual, and numbered. We have always had great service from Sam and Jon, we make a point of visiting their stand at Silverstone Classic. I love their care and attention to detail not only are the watches gorgeous they always arrive beautifully packaged. We are looking forward to the next watch arriving and would not be surprised if we end up buying more in the future.

Tracey
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

I have a real love of watches and like to think I am a bit of a collector. From common Casio's to rarer Breitling's I like to try and keep in the loop with new releases. W.T. Author caught my eye, with the fact that they are assembled in Britain and also seem to be released in a very limited number. (So far) I have two of the W.T. Author watches. The No. 1914 Blue Trench Watch and also the No. 1934 Blue Dress Watch with the Automatic movement. Both are absolutely stunning and more often than not get admiring comments from friends. The care and attention to detail that the guys at W.T. Author take is obvious to see. From the superb packaging that they come in, the hand stitched leather straps, to the hand written number card and service booklet. You can also sense when owning one of these timepieces that you have a real unique item and one that is special to you. I was able to choose two different numbered editions and knowing that they're the only ones in the world like that is very special, especially in the watch industry. I also really like the fact that they only release one design a year, it keeps me wondering what they might have in store for us in the future. If my current watches are anything to go by then I can't wait to see the next one.

David Morris
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

I have a real love of watches and like to think I am a bit of a collector. From common Casio's to rarer Breitling's I like to try and keep in the loop with new releases. W.T. Author caught my eye, with the fact that they are assembled in Britain and also seem to be released in a very limited number. (So far) I have two of the W.T. Author watches. The No. 1914 Blue Trench Watch and also the No. 1934 Blue Dress Watch with the Automatic movement. Both are absolutely stunning and more often than not get admiring comments from friends. The care and attention to detail that the guys at W.T. Author take is obvious to see. From the superb packaging that they come in, the hand stitched leather straps, to the hand written number card and service booklet. You can also sense when owning one of these timepieces that you have a real unique item and one that is special to you. I was able to choose two different numbered editions and knowing that they're the only ones in the world like that is very special, especially in the watch industry. I also really like the fact that they only release one design a year, it keeps me wondering what they might have in store for us in the future. If my current watches are anything to go by then I can't wait to see the next one.

David Morris
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

You can tell these guys really love what they do and put their heart and soul into these watches. I've been a patron since their first series, and recently needed a replacement battery and strap repair which was done quickly and to a high standard. Lovely guys and lovely watches!

Adam Worsdale
April 20, 2021
5 out of 5

The watch is really good quality.Really impressed with it.Only observation I had was buying such an expensive watch I thought it would have a nice box not a cardboard one.

Colleen Mullen
March 27, 2021
5 out of 5

First found this brand at a stand at the London Classic car show, chatted with Sam who was very helpful and spent as much time as needed talking through the brand and the different chapters, I eventually chose the 1940 in cream which arrived today, I’m well chuffed

Dean Clews
March 14, 2020
5 out of 5

I have the Orange 1968 , It looks Fantastic with the Black Leather Strap and also keeps good time being an automatic it seems to keep better time than my Omega

Ian Branch
March 1, 2020
5 out of 5

Great company to deal with, despite having loads of customers they always treat you as if you are their only one and nothing is too much trouble. Don’t go and buy a “regular” watch, look at what they have firs, you won’t be disappointed!

Peter Wooliscroft
December 9, 2019
5 out of 5

Great company to deal with, despite having loads of customers they always treat you as if you are their only one and nothing is too much trouble. Don’t go and buy a “regular” watch, look at what they have firs, you won’t be disappointed!

Peter Wooliscroft
December 9, 2019
5 out of 5

My Cerulean No 1968 arrived yesterday, and I absolutely love it. Looks fab and feels great on my wrist!! I’m thinking I might go for another. Many thanks guys, I love my watch...

Dave Jennings
December 6, 2019
5 out of 5

Received wisdom in the watch world is that spending £350 on a quartz watch is a bit crazy. On this occasion that would be very very wrong. This is an item far greater than the sum of its parts. The details, fit and finish on the watch definitely justify the price tag. After purchasing the watch at the Bath and West show I have worn it every day for the last 6 months and apart from the strap (which has aged magnificently) you wouldn't be able to tell. The small details such as the ribbing around the case, red crown and the large numerals really make the watch stand out as different before you even start on the trench watch styling. The strap is frankly a work of art. For a start it's buffalo... Not something you see every day. When it arrived it was a very stiff, pale tan and it did wonder how it would age. I will admit to cheating here, I did for the first few days use Chamberlains leather milk on the strap which spead up the process a bit. Since then the strap has deleloped a great lustre and aged so well it's nearly black in some places. After about a week it was perfectly formed to my wrist. It's worth noting that a) the strap is riveted, it's going nowhere without a trip to the Wt Author workshop, b) it's thick (especially at the buckle) , which is great for longevity, less great for fitting under a shirt. It can just about slide under a cuff of a regular fit shirt but will more often than not catch. The movement hasn't missed a beat since it arrived, the sapphire coated mineral lens has withstood a few heavy knocks with door handles etc and the movement on the standout red crown is smooth and precise. All that before you even start on the exclusivity of the piece. In short, a watch and company so good I almost immediately pre ordered their new model the 1968... And I doubt that will be the last!

Tristan Sly
December 1, 2019
5 out of 5

Came across WTAuthor at Duxford this September whilst perusing the many exhibitor stalls. At a glance I thought it was just another peddler of watches as I walked past. What made me stop was that I didn’t recognise the Brand and when I saw the prices I was I intrigued as opposed to put off. There was no hard sell and Sam introduced himself and the story and concept behind the watches. The more I listened the more I felt that was looking at a product that represented or reflected on my personality. It was unique, a limited edition offering, built to order with a fascinating storyboard of period designs and a British company. I loved the presentation, the styling, the build quality and I felt Sam was offering a genuine product backed by a design team that believed in their product. Sam seemed genuinely interested in spending time answering all my questions knowing there probably wouldn’t be sale there and then which reassured me further. It was like to talking to a friend than a sales person. The result was a decision to purchase a 1940 automatic movement online a few weeks later. I keep in touch with Sam via WT Arthur’s FB Page and love the personal touch. The watch was delivered beautifully presented with a hand written note which made me feel very valued as a customer which at this time further reinforces the values and customer service of this company. Thank you for a great watch and great service to date.

M Ahmad
October 24, 2019
5 out of 5

A brand of unique high quality time pieces, not to be missed

Brian Tyler
August 7, 2019
5 out of 5

From visiting the stand at an equestrian event, the experience was nothing but first class. From chatting about the collections to receiving my timepiece, what a pleasure. I will certainly be returning to add another watch to my collection. Thanks chaps.

BarryC-253
June 23, 2019
5 out of 5

From visiting the stand at an equestrian event, the experience was nothing but first class. From chatting about the collections to receiving my timepiece, what a pleasure. I will certainly be returning to add another watch to my collection. Thanks chaps.

BarryC-253
June 23, 2019
5 out of 5

From visiting the stand at an equestrian event, the experience was nothing but first class. From chatting about the collections to receiving my timepiece, what a pleasure. I will certainly be returning to add another watch to my collection. Thanks chaps.

BarryC-253
June 23, 2019
5 out of 5

I bought my husband one of your watches for his 50th birthday. I was lucky to get for Christmas the Emmeline with both the metal and also the leather strap. It is beautiful - just perfect and I love the versatility of the different straps.

Gillian White
January 18, 2019
5 out of 5

Great range of watches. Great customer service.

Peter Smith
January 18, 2019
5 out of 5

Great range of watches. Great customer service.

Peter Smith
January 18, 2019
5 out of 5

Great stylish watches. I have the 1914 watch. Absolute masterpiece & good back up service. The battery needed changing & service was prompt, plus cleaned as well. Well done WT!!!

Peter Smith
January 17, 2019
5 out of 5

Bought one of their first edition watches “No 1905” in 2013 and have been following the brand ever since grow and develop! They are amazing at what they do and provide excellent service!

VanessaD-36
January 17, 2019
5 out of 5

In total we have purchased three watches which are all unique and of excellent quality. I recently received the ladies watch as a present and am thrilled with it. The service provided during sales and after sale has been excellent. Most definitely recommend this company and their watches.

VanessaD-36
January 17, 2019
5 out of 5

In total we have purchased three watches which are all unique and of excellent quality. I recently received the ladies watch as a present and am thrilled with it. The service provided during sales and after sale has been excellent. Most definitely recommend this company and their watches.

VanessaD-36
January 17, 2019
5 out of 5

Wow just opened my retirement pressie, it’s amazing thank you so much for creating such an amazing watch.

Anne Untisz
November 29, 2018
5 out of 5

Have a blue 1929 - great workmanship and terrific customer experience.

Mark Harvey
October 24, 2018
5 out of 5

I got the 1940 green face model as a birthday gift from my wife, it's an absolutely stunning watch. Ive been wearing it for a few weeks now and it has really settled on the wrist well, the strap is so comfortable.I love the packaging that the watch came in with all the extra items in the box, WTAuthor really do go that extra mile. Can't wait to own another.

Mach Man
October 24, 2018
5 out of 5

There's something very special about this company which is addictive dont ask me why but the story behind the watches just draws you in and if you ever have the pleasure of meeting the owners you will understand why.

Anthony Lennox
September 19, 2018
5 out of 5

We have been a follower of WT Author watches since it was first launched. My husband now has quite a collection. The latest collection including the ladies is that nice that I’m treating myself to one

Marjorie S.
September 12, 2018
5 out of 5

My wife has given me a Chapter Five No.1940, 29 SQN Hercules,11/25 in black and it's brilliant. A great looking watch with a superb strap and I love it. I have many watches from Hublot to Citizen to Hamilton and this watch sits with them proudly, with it's own character and charm.

Peter Croft
December 25, 2017
5 out of 5

Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!

Lee Whiteman
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!

Lee Whiteman
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!

Lee Whiteman
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!

Lee Whiteman
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!

Lee Whiteman
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

Great products, great service, great people, great story.

SilverCoin98
December 15, 2017
5 out of 5

I've had my 1905 edition watch now over a year. It's getting better with age! Such a talking piece around any table and looks superb. The packaging and detail that goes into the watch are second go none. I want another already! Keep it up 🙂

Graham Kelly
October 24, 2017
5 out of 5

Received my 1929 as a gift. Fantastic watch, with style and quality. Very happy.

Adam Hopkinson
October 24, 2017
5 out of 5

Chris Mckellick recommends WT Author.

Chris Mckellick
September 14, 2017
5 out of 5

A great watch for wearing at formal occasions, an elegant design and looks very different from a mass market watch. I love the blue face, it's subtle but still manages to stand out. It's my watch of choice for going out and about to dressed up events.

Mike
September 6, 2017
5 out of 5

One of my favourite watches, it looks so different from anything else and is the watch that is most commented on whenever I wear it. It's a great vintage wardrobe addition as well for any vintage period event, e.g. the Goodwood Revival.

Mike
September 6, 2017
5 out of 5

I have followed W. T. Author watches from the first crowd funding days, I have never been disappointed in the watches produced. I wanted a watch that was different to the run of the mill, didn't break the bank and was eminently usable. I have a model of every edition and didn't realise I was a watch collector until I bought the first 1905. Support British made goods, buy a quality limited edition watch from W. T. Author today! (but make sure I've bought mine before they sell out...)

John S
August 18, 2017
5 out of 5

I have followed W. T. Author watches from the first crowd funding days, I have never been disappointed in the watches produced. I wanted a watch that was different to the run of the mill, didn't break the bank and was eminently usable. I have a model of every edition and didn't realise I was a watch collector until I bought the first 1905. Support British made goods, buy a quality limited edition watch from W. T. Author today! (but make sure I've bought mine before they sell out...)

John S
August 18, 2017
5 out of 5

I have followed W. T. Author watches from the first crowd funding days, I have never been disappointed in the watches produced. I wanted a watch that was different to the run of the mill, didn't break the bank and was eminently usable. I have a model of every edition and didn't realise I was a watch collector until I bought the first 1905. Support British made goods, buy a quality limited edition watch from W. T. Author today! (but make sure I've bought mine before they sell out...)

John S
August 18, 2017
5 out of 5

I have followed W. T. Author watches from the first crowd funding days, I have never been disappointed in the watches produced. I wanted a watch that was different to the run of the mill, didn't break the bank and was eminently usable. I have a model of every edition and didn't realise I was a watch collector until I bought the first 1905. Support British made goods, buy a quality limited edition watch from W. T. Author today! (but make sure I've bought mine before they sell out...)

John S
August 18, 2017
5 out of 5

Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white. The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones. I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition. My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!

Steve Thomas
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white. The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones. I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition. My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!

Steve Thomas
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white. The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones. I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition. My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!

Steve Thomas
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white. The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones. I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition. My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!

Steve Thomas
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white. The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones. I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition. My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!

Steve Thomas
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

I purchased the Nº 1934 green dress watch as a gift to myself as I've never really owned a time piece that had much more purpose than simply telling the time. W. T. Author's watches are more than just a timepiece, they have a history and a story to tell with each model. After months of looking through the range on the W.T. Author website, I finally decided to go with the Nº 1934 as soon as it was released in September 2016 and purchased #08 of 25 which gave it even more personal value to me. The full service from Jon and Sam has been exceptional from first contacting the guys, through purchasing to after care service. The watch arrives in a beautifully presented box and you get a real sense for how much pride they have taken in designing, building and sending the watch. I'm sure I'll be buying a few more products from W. T. Author in the very near future!

Andy Smith
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

I purchased the Nº 1934 green dress watch as a gift to myself as I've never really owned a time piece that had much more purpose than simply telling the time. W. T. Author's watches are more than just a timepiece, they have a history and a story to tell with each model. After months of looking through the range on the W.T. Author website, I finally decided to go with the Nº 1934 as soon as it was released in September 2016 and purchased #08 of 25 which gave it even more personal value to me. The full service from Jon and Sam has been exceptional from first contacting the guys, through purchasing to after care service. The watch arrives in a beautifully presented box and you get a real sense for how much pride they have taken in designing, building and sending the watch. I'm sure I'll be buying a few more products from W. T. Author in the very near future!

Andy Smith
August 16, 2017
5 out of 5

The Blue 1929 watch, is one of the most beautiful and subtle watches I have had the privilege to own. When I first opened it, I thought the guilloche pattern on the dial was too subtle. However after looking at it in much better light, it is definitely noticeable. I had to put the watch strap on the very last notch, as my wrist is so skinny. Plus the photos make it look like the dial pops just a little more than it does, but that's more of a nit pick and good photography on WT Author's part. Overall, it is a fantastic watch.

b.pearce.j
July 12, 2017
5 out of 5

Bought as Christmas present for my husband. I was so pleased with it that I couldn't wait to give it to him. Looks stunning and is a truly beautiful timepiece. He loves it!

Vanessa
May 10, 2016
5 out of 5

The watch functions and looks perfect. Really striking - I get comments all the time about how it looks - classic but modern and something slightly different. Also WT Author has fantastic customer service - absolutely top of class! Can't recommend enough.

Joe Adams
May 10, 2016
5 out of 5

I am not a watch type of person, I am a car guy, but, my wife bought me a 1905, I bought a 1914, and I'm now ordering the new 1929 W.T. Author watch. My friends, who are watch guys are always impressed and are spreading the word, so get them while you can.

John Shakespeare
May 10, 2016
5 out of 5

The 1929 edition is great for leisure, business or formal wear. An individual watch which immediately feels comfortable like a favourite pair of jeans on a Sunday morning, yet stylish like a sharp suit on Saturday night.

John Shakespeare
May 10, 2016
5 out of 5

After two amazing pieces of art, WT Author made me wonder if the third would be in the same style with just a twist. But they came up with something extraordinary totally different and very tasteful. The inner carvings are lovely and somewhat change with the light during the day, I noticed mine weren't deep enough, but a very fast fix by Jon and Sam (and the mail man) made it possible I had my watch re done and back within a week. Great job guys and let's wait i great anticipation what you will have for us next year!

Nils
May 10, 2016
5 out of 5

Every watch WT Author creates is a timeless piece of art, the quality is very very high, it can take hits and water and still look great for every occasion. The leather strap wears down beautifully making it look light a real adventurers timepiece. Whenever I wear the 1905 or 1914 people get attracted to it an especially the red crown draws a lot of attention. The watch is just magnificent and so is the idea behind it, every year I will be waiting in eager anticipation what they come up with next!

Nils
May 10, 2016

FACEBOOK REVIEWS

First found this brand at a stand at the London Classic car show, chatted with Sam who was very helpful and spent as much time as needed talking through the brand and the different chapters, I eventually chose the 1940 in cream which arrived today, I’m well chuffed 😊
Dean C.
Dean C.
18:14 14 Mar 20
I have the Orange 1968 , It looks Fantastic with the Black Leather Strap and also keeps good time being an automatic it seems to keep better time than my Omega
Ian B.
Ian B.
19:22 01 Mar 20
Great company to deal with, despite having loads of customers they always treat you as if you are their only one and nothing is too much trouble.
Don’t go and buy a “regular” watch, look at what they have firs, you won’t be disappointed!
Peter W.
Peter W.
12:59 09 Dec 19
My Cerulean No 1968 arrived yesterday, and I absolutely love it 😍. Looks fab and feels great on my wrist!! I’m thinking I might go for another 🤔. Many thanks guys, I love my watch... 👍👍
Dave J.
Dave J.
15:53 06 Dec 19
I bought my husband one of your watches for his 50th birthday. I was lucky to get for Christmas the Emmeline with both the metal and also the leather strap. It is beautiful - just perfect and I love the versatility of the different straps.
Gillian W.
Gillian W.
15:28 18 Jan 19
Great range of watches. Great customer service.
Stu V.
Stu V.
09:40 18 Jan 19
Great stylish watches. I have the 1914 watch. Absolute masterpiece & good back up service. The battery needed changing & service was prompt, plus cleaned as well.
Well done WT!!!
Pete S.
Pete S.
16:18 17 Jan 19
Wow just opened my retirement pressie, it’s amazing thank you so much for creating such an amazing watch.
Anne U.
Anne U.
19:48 29 Nov 18
Theres something very special about this company which is addictive dont ask me why but the story behind the watches just draws you in and if you ever have the pleasure of meeting the owners you will understand why.
Anthony L.
Anthony L.
20:25 19 Sep 18
We have been a follower of WT Author watches since it was first launched. My husband now has quite a collection. The latest collection including the ladies is that nice that I’m treating myself to one
Marjorie S.
Marjorie S.
06:10 13 Sep 18
A brand of unique high quality time pieces, not to be missed
Brian T.
Brian T.
18:14 07 Aug 18
My wife has given me a Chapter Five No.1940, 29 SQN Hercules,11/25 in black and it's brilliant.
A great looking watch with a superb strap and I love it.
I have many watches from Hublot to Citizen to Hamilton and this watch sits with them proudly, with it's own character and charm.
Peter C.
Peter C.
11:16 25 Dec 17
Great watches, great people, great story. Love the story! Keep up the excellent work folks can’t wait till next year!!
Lee W.
Lee W.
18:13 15 Dec 17
Chris M.
Chris M.
20:43 14 Sep 17
I have followed W. T. Author watches from the first crowd funding days, I have never been disappointed in the watches produced. I wanted a watch that was different to the run of the mill, didn't break the bank and was eminently usable. I have a model of every edition and didn't realise I was a watch collector until I bought the first 1905.
Support British made goods, buy a quality limited edition watch from W. T. Author today! (but make sure I've bought mine before they sell out...)
John S.
John S.
11:50 18 Aug 17
Like the other reviewers, I couldn't stop at one W. T. Author watch, my first being the 1934 blue automatic, quickly followed by the 1914 in black and more recently the 1929 in white.
The concept of designing watches around historical moments and of course the tie in of getting a new book chapter with each watch really appeals to me. I guess we are tied in to 13 watches and I hope they are all as individual and classy as the existing ones.
I live in US and the guys at W. T. Author have been brilliant in ensuring my watches reach me quickly and in great condition.
My favorite and most commented on is my black 1914. Love that watch!!
Steve T.
Steve T.
16:48 16 Aug 17
I have a real love of watches and like to think I am a bit of a collector. From common Casio's to rarer Breitling's I like to try and keep in the loop with new releases.

W.T. Author caught my eye, with the fact that they are assembled in Britain and also seem to be released in a very limited number.

(So far) I have two of the W.T. Author watches. The No. 1914 Blue Trench Watch and also the No. 1934 Blue Dress Watch with the Automatic movement. Both are absolutely stunning and more often than not get admiring comments from passers by.

The care and attention to detail that the guys at W.T. Author take is obvious to see. From the superb packaging that they come in, the hand stitched leather straps, to the hand written number card and service booklet.

You can also sense when owning one of these timepieces that you have a real unique item and one that is special to you. I was able to choose two different numbered editions and knowing that they're the only ones in the world like that is very special, especially in the watch industry.

I also really like the fact that they only release one design a year, it keeps me wondering what they might have in store for us in the future. If my current watches are anything to go by then I can't wait to see the next one.
David M.
David M.
14:06 16 Aug 17
I am the very proud owner of all the blue models and supporter of the brand since the first day. There is something about W.T. Author that you will never find in any brand alike, they tell a story and unfold the history of watchmaking and the world. That, and the fact that they will only create 13 limited models, makes it quite a special timepiece to wear.

The make is very high quality, all models feel very solid and sturdy. The straps are made of very strong leather and give the pieces an adventurous and original look. The battery life is very long, actually my 1905 is still running on the same power as it did when it first arrived, where the 1914 needed to have it's battery changed only once.

Every year Sam and Jon come up with a new great concept, connected to a specific year in history only one per decade, telling a unique story.
The anticipation that starts every year at the end of summer and ends around half november - december for me is hard to describe, I am always eager to find out what they come up with next and every time they exceed my expectations.
Nils V.
Nils V.
14:04 16 Aug 17

GOOGLE REVIEWS

Came across WTAuthor at Duxford this September whilst perusing the many exhibitor stalls. At a glance I thought it was just another peddler of watches as I walked past. What made me stop was that I didn’t recognise the Brand and when I saw the prices I was I intrigued as opposed to put off.There was no hard sell and Sam introduced himself and the story and concept behind the watches. The more I listened the more I felt that was looking at a product that represented or reflected on my personality.It was unique, a limited edition offering, built to order with a fascinating storyboard of period designs and a British company. I loved the presentation, the styling, the build quality and I felt Sam was offering a genuine product backed by a design team that believed in their product.Sam seemed genuinely interested in spending time answering all my questions knowing there probably wouldn’t be sale there and then which reassured me further. It was like to talking to a friend than a sales person.The result was a decision to purchase a 1940 automatic movement online a few weeks later. I keep in touch with Sam via WT Arthur’s FB Page and love the personal touch.The watch was delivered beautifully presented with a hand written note which made me feel very valued as a customer which at this time further reinforces the values and customer service of this company.Thank you for a great watch and great service to date.
M A.
M A.
11:42 15 Oct 19
Have a blue 1929 - great workmanship and terrific customer experience.
Mark H.
Mark H.
11:33 17 Jan 19
Dont know why i love this brand so much but i do. My watch is fantastic to the extent i would buy another even though i love the one ive got. Great story,effort and passion put into this company.
Deva 2.
Deva 2.
20:03 19 Sep 18
I got the 1940 green face model as a birthday gift from my wife, it's an absolutely stunning watch. Ive been wearing it for a few weeks now and it has really settled on the wrist well, the strap is so comfortable.I love the packaging that the watch came in with all the extra items in the box, WTAuthor really do go that extra mile. Can't wait to own another.
mach M.
mach M.
20:32 30 May 18
Great watches, great people, great story. Get yourself a quality, unique British built timepiece before they run out! #wtauthor
Lee W.
Lee W.
18:26 15 Dec 17
Received my 1929 as a gift. Fantastic watch, with style and quality. Very happy.
Adam H.
Adam H.
16:06 23 Sep 17
I consider myself a bit of a watch-a-holic. Not collecting the - so to say - top-end makes, but searching for breathtaking timepieces at a reasonable price. For me W.T Author clearly stands out. Jon and Sam tell and amazing story by releasing only thirteen models in thirteen years covering the history of the wristwatch, one out of each decade starting with 1905.Every model has its own remarkable look and feel, but still they all stay within the brand WT Author. The signature on the 12, the red crown, the missing numbers on the dial.The make is very high quality, all models feel very solid and sturdy. The straps are made of very strong leather and give the pieces an adventurous and original look. The battery life is very long, actually my 1905 is still running on the same power as it did when it first arrived, where the 1914 needed to have it's battery changed only once.And they are clearly full of surprises, creating the first automatic with 1929 black and adding a very limited (and sold out) 25 pieces green version with the 1934. Can't wait what they come up with in the 1940 model.This brand is much more than just a wristwatch making company! They are true storytellers with a sharp eye on high quality of details and a tremendous vision on how a beautiful time piece has to be made.Owning every model, I can say I love to wear them all and no matter which one is on my wrist, I always get compliments about it. Giving me the wonderful opportunity to re-tell the story of W.T. Author.
Nils V.
Nils V.
15:23 18 Aug 17
I've had my 1905 edition watch now over a year. It's getting better with age! Such a talking piece around any table and looks superb. The packaging and detail that goes into the watch are second go none. I want another already! Keep it up 🙂
Graham K.
Graham K.
08:46 04 Jun 17
My Dad is in love with his new 1905 tan watch, bought for his recent 60th birthday. Not only did he love the style but he was impressed that the straps are hand made, with a good amount of British quality craftsmanship that you'd hope for from any top end watch company. Service was second to none and watch despatched within a day of ordering, what more could I ask for, thank you to the guys at W.T.Author, I am one happy customer and so is my Pops!
Sarah S.
Sarah S.
08:20 24 Jun 15

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