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16/08/2019
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One for the road?

The fast paced worlds of car racing and luxury watches have been linked for decades with the sport – and the cars – providing a constant source of inspiration for many watches, such as the Rolex Daytona, and Tag Heuer Carrera. Take a look at our pick of Racing watches – No doubt the most famous of motor racing watches is the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona. Marketed with the tag line ‘The Drivers Watch’, the Daytona takes its name, of course, from the world famous racetrack.  Rolex introduced it to the world in 1963... Read More

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Luxury High Street Watch Brands Sales Rise. 

  The news is full of the giant leaps the high street designer watch brands are making. Tommy Hilfiger uk sales increased 400% in just one week with the new placement of shop in shop sales at stores like H. Samuel.  It is not just the top end of the high street Swiss watch market that is adopting this tactic, the same method is being increasingly used by the likes of Citizen Watch UK, Hugo Boss Seiko, Casio, Fossil and Movado. Spaces in stores are being made for each brand... Read More

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Luxury Watch Buying Guide

Luxury watch buying for the first time? Take a quick look at our guide here before making any big decisions. If its an everyday watch – make sure you  or the recipient can actually wear it everyday. Everyday wearing is not really the place for diamonds and delicate extras.  That means to look for features such as water resistant to 50m+ if you intend to swim with it, scratch resistant glass for those daily bumps and knocks, second time zones if you travel a lot, date and alarm features to... Read More

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Take a look at Tudor

Launched this year and stealing the scene is the already mighty famous Pepsi Cola Black bay GMT. You’ve no doubt seen it everywhere with a its riveted steel braclet, but did you know it comes in brown leather strap with folding clasp and  a striped black fabric strap with buckle? Completely changing how the watch looks, whilst losing none of its features. Waterproof to 660 ft, and self winding with approximately 70 hours power reserve.  Several new Black Bays were also launched this year, including the fifty-eight with its slim profile... Read More

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Is bigger really better?

Not that long ago as technology took off and the whole world got into super smart phones that did – and still do, everything, men got really into watches. A huge revival, and a brilliant unexpected market boost, as despite your phone being able to tell you the precise time in over 500 countries we showed we like tradition, we like classy and we love our luxury real watches.  For awhile the bigger your watch dial the better. Your wrist had to shout about it. Now however we see a swing... Read More

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Investment with Sentiment…

Did you see the fabulous story on Paul Newman’s Rolex in the Washington Post ? We love all stories about famous watches, and in particular ones about watches that are passed down and have great sentimental value. Holding far more value than any jewellery, and being far more stable in that value than property, watches are the ideal investment piece. Not only do you get to experience their beauty and craftsmanship, but you can pass on a valuable item, and a special reminder of yourself. Of course we are able... Read More

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Tudor times…

Tudor have a manifesto that says they like to keep the best bits of current watch design and manufacture practises, but push the boundaries of all things new and exciting.  They aren’t wrong – at first glance a timeless classic looking Tudor watch will have a lot of tweaks and new features tucked inside too. Right now we have a variety of Tudor watches in stock.  Do take a moment to have a look through them all, making a striking change from a Rolex;  yet still as desirable and as... Read More

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Have you seen the latest Rolex watches, released just last month at Baselworld 2017? Stealing the limelight is the new Sea-Dweller.  With its striking single line of red writing, new larger bolder 43 mm case  it also for the first time has a cyclops lens over the date at 3 o’clock . Its also the first time Rolex have use their new-generation movement, calibre 3235, in a professional category watch. Leading the way in latest movement models this has 14 patents, and Rolex tell us it makes ground breaking progress... Read More

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Complications A – Z

  Lets start at the very beginning, with a brief look at the main functions your luxury watch might have.  Such functions are called complications – and its no pun intended as they do indeed make your watch rather complicated. The functions themselves are often partially hidden, work without your input and often come without instructions!  Impress your friends, and wow yourself, with the knowledge of what each one does, and is for; A Alarm. Of course, you are familiar with the alarm function. Setting it to predetermined time to... Read More