MP45 Arctic

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. The Arctic style is limited to 35 pieces, 20 Automatics and 15 Manual editions.


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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.



  • Brushed Steel asymmetric 40mm case, Double domed box crystal glass, waterproof to 10ATM
  • Sellita SW510 MP manual wind mechanical movement, rhodium finish, spiral pattern, polished bevel, blue screws.
  • White dial, printed numerals with Super-LumiNova™ markers.
  • 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.