Regular price £3,480.00

The Vertex MP45 is a contemporary take on the Mono-Pusher timing watch commissioned during the Second World War. We are thrilled to offer this unique piece of horological history to readers of Gentleman’s Journal. Available as both an automatic or a manual watch.


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In 1912, Claude Octavius Lyons set up Dreadnought Watches with a loan from his father-in law. He paid it back within the year, and spent the next 50 years becoming a leading light of the local community and the international watch trade. In 2016, Lyons’ great-grandson, Don Cochrane, re-incorporated the company and has been creating quality, timeless timepieces ever since.



“It’s rare to find a new player on the watch market that creates products of such quality. And, although Vertex is steeped in history and heritage, these new watches are incredibly special — there’s something very cool about owning a watch so rare and unique.” – Harry Jarman, Editor-In-Chief.



  • Available as both an automatic or a manual.
  • Brand new Sellita SW510 MP hand-wound mechanical movement rhodium finish, spiral pattern, polished bevel, blue screws
  • Brushed Steel 40mm case, Double domed box crystal glass, waterproof to 100M
  • Moulded Super-LumiNova™ dial
  • Case Back brushed steel and sapphire crystal
  • Black dial with Arabic numerals to maximise legibility, military broad arrow
  • Delivered on a Black leather strap with additional rubber and Nato straps