Me and Mr. Jones….

Anyone else a fan of Mr. Jones Watches?

I’m a fan of their very cool dial designs (that’s my Mare Adesso). They work with some artists to create the dials. Some are quite difficult to read but they are significantly different from a ‘traditional’ dial!

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Yes of course I like this original brand. Particularly the Monster Crunsher model. Yours is really cool too, perfect watch for the summer. The only thing I don't like are the lugs. they are not my taste.

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Robinwatch

Yes of course I like this original brand. Particularly the Monster Crunsher model. Yours is really cool too, perfect watch for the summer. The only thing I don't like are the lugs. they are not my taste.

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I was SO close to buying the the monster one….I wasn’t sure from the website pictures but in the metal, it looks absolutely awesome. I do agree about the lugs, they make the watches wear a lot larger and just upset the proportions slightly but THOSE dials….❤️

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They are really interesting. BTW, I think they have the cheapest jumping hour watches in the watch world. 

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didn't know about this brand until now. looks really fun.

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thewatchpanther

didn't know about this brand until now. looks really fun.

They definitely represent the less serious side of watches! Just a word of caution if you are thinking of buying: they do look different in person - try to get some video of the one you like. I had no intention getting my one but when I saw it in my hand, I knew instantly

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Other than the lugs (as already mentioned) I do like these. Have not yet pulled the trigger on one (The Accurate most probably).

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Not a fan of watches that can't be read with relative ease.

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chronotriggered

Other than the lugs (as already mentioned) I do like these. Have not yet pulled the trigger on one (The Accurate most probably).

Have you been to the shop (OXO Tower) to have a look?

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foghorn

Not a fan of watches that can't be read with relative ease.

@foghorn I struggle to read the time on it! It’s certainly no chronometer 😉

But it sure does make people smile!

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Chunghauphoto

Have you been to the shop (OXO Tower) to have a look?

I remember seeing these in other stores (Heals?) and trying on a couple. It may even have been at the OXO Tower later the same day. Heals did have Alessi and Braun watches so I might have got the shops mixed up. This was many years ago but I have tried The Accurate and the old city one that was an all in one GMT, so they have been on my radar for a while.

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I think they look really beautiful.

The ascendant is my favourite I think. I almost like that it forces you to slow down and really think about it in order to tell the time. It says to tell the minutes on this one you have to look at which selection of stars and moon are in the sky. Crazy!

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chronotriggered

I remember seeing these in other stores (Heals?) and trying on a couple. It may even have been at the OXO Tower later the same day. Heals did have Alessi and Braun watches so I might have got the shops mixed up. This was many years ago but I have tried The Accurate and the old city one that was an all in one GMT, so they have been on my radar for a while.

I didn’t know they were sold there too! Might have to pop in if I’m ever nearby. The designs are definitely not for everyone but I think they are different and interesting to look at

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Chunghauphoto

I didn’t know they were sold there too! Might have to pop in if I’m ever nearby. The designs are definitely not for everyone but I think they are different and interesting to look at

They might not be any more, I know I haven’t been in Heals since 2011, and I don’t remember there being much in the way of watches then. 2007-2009 was definitely something because the wife did buy me an Alessi one, but it’s long since died. I think The Accurate I tried one was the original model from 2007, it had a cool grey backed dial. The design blog from the MJW website is giving me major flashback vibes.

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Deeperblue

I think they look really beautiful.

The ascendant is my favourite I think. I almost like that it forces you to slow down and really think about it in order to tell the time. It says to tell the minutes on this one you have to look at which selection of stars and moon are in the sky. Crazy!

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@Deeperblue really liking that photo. You’re right - it just slows you down. It’s nice when you show people and see the look on their faces! At first, everyone thinks ‘well that’s useless for telling the time’ then it slowly dawns on them that its also about the dial art too

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chronotriggered

They might not be any more, I know I haven’t been in Heals since 2011, and I don’t remember there being much in the way of watches then. 2007-2009 was definitely something because the wife did buy me an Alessi one, but it’s long since died. I think The Accurate I tried one was the original model from 2007, it had a cool grey backed dial. The design blog from the MJW website is giving me major flashback vibes.

Ah I see. There’s a few videos floating around the web showing the dial manufacturing which is quite interesting. The movements are nothing to write home about though.
He also sells the odd vintage watch on his website too.