Scottish Watches Podcast #372 : World Exclusive Fears x Topper Limited Edition With Nicholas and Rob

Welcome to the Scottish Watches Podcast – Episode 372!

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We’ve bought back a fan favourite of our audience, Nick from Fears, along with a watch fam favourite jeweller, Topper, represented by Rob Caplan who runs Topper along with his brother.

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Topper has a great history of creating thoughtful and enthusiast oriented limited editions with brands such as Zodiac, Nomos, Laco, Oris and now Fears. This new creation named the Fears Brunswick 40 Topper Edition takes Fears to the sportier side of things with many understated elements. This is an exclusive interview about this release so listen for all the details.

On the left we see Rob Caplan and on the right his brother Russ Caplan who run Topper Jewellers. A group of people posing for a photo Description automatically generatedFears new Bristol HQ.A picture containing outdoor, sky, building, house Description automatically generatedA picture containing indoor, floor, wood Description automatically generatedA picture containing indoor, floor, building Description automatically generatedFears aren’t the only ones expanding. Topper is moving to a former GAP store which is three times the size of their current location.A picture containing text, sky, outdoor, road Description automatically generatedA picture containing text, scene, shop Description automatically generatedA sign on a building Description automatically generated with low confidenceA sign on a wall Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA picture containing text, indoor, wall, floor Description automatically generatedTopper history: Topper was started by the Topper brothers in Modesto Merced, San Joaquin Valley, California. The same place where American Graffiti takes place. The brothers sold it to Robs great uncle, who sold it to his grandfather, who sold it to his father, then him and his brother concentrated on providing a higher end experience by moving their location to their hometown of Burlingame, California.   On Location: Cruising With 'American Graffiti' : NPR For the 75th anniversary of Topper commissioned limited editions with Bremont (https://topperjewelers.com/blogs/topper-blog/the-bremont-mbii-topper-edition) and Nomos (https://topperjewelers.com/blogs/topper-blog/the-nomos-glashtte-tangente-38-for-topper-fine-jewelers-75th-anniversary)  The Bremont MBII "Topper Edition" – Topper Fine Jewelers A couple of watches Description automatically generated with low confidenceOris Divers Sixty Five Maxi Topper edition A close up of a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceClose up of a black watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA close up of a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA picture containing cup, indoor Description automatically generatedA teddy bear in a store Description automatically generated with low confidenceOur watch collab with Christopher Ward .A picture containing watch Description automatically generated Wristwatch check: Rob is wearing his Fears Redcliff Streamline  Dave’s one of two custom Fears.A close up of a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidence Nick is wearing his Fears Brunswick White. The first Brunswick built. A person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceRikki is wearing Rolex Batman GMT Master II.A watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidence More Topper special editions: Nomos Glashutte Zurich Worldtimer Topper edition A picture containing indoor, watch Description automatically generatedA close up of a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA picture containing floor Description automatically generatedThe watch that inspires Toppers want to produce white lacquer dials is the original Omega Broad Arrow. You can tell this is one of Rob’s favorite watch since he remembers the reference number – 3551.20.00 Glashutte Original Senator Cosmopolite-1-89-02-03-02-30A picture containing watch Description automatically generated Besides moving to the home town of Fears, Bristol. Nick and Fears have released the Fears Garrick and   Fears Brunswick “Jubilee Edition” & Brunswick Champagne A person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA person holding a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidence More is to come including todays release of the Fears x Topper Jewellers, Fears Brunswick 40 Topper Edition. Code name 94010. Available today after 9:00am PST on the Topper website. A watch on a rock Description automatically generated with low confidenceA watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA watch on a table Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA close-up of a clock Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA close up of a car's dashboard Description automatically generated with low confidenceA pair of sunglasses on a bed Description automatically generated with low confidenceSpecial shout out to https://www.instagram.com/watch_diversion/ A watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated1948 Vintage Rolex Bubbleback Reference 3133 “California Dial”1948 Vintage Rolex Bubbleback Reference 3133 "California Dial" 14K Yel – Second Time Around Watch Company

Topper website and IG – https://topperjewelers.com/ ,https://www.instagram.com/topperjewelers/ 

Robs personal IG – https://www.instagram.com/robcaplan_topper/ 

Fears and Nicks IG – https://www.instagram.com/fearswatches/ , https://www.instagram.com/nicholasbowmanscargill/ 

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Now check out the shows we mentioned throughout the episode: Scottish Watches Podcast #282 : Nicholas from Fears Watches on 175 Years, Writing A Book and A New Exclusive WatchGraphical user interface Description automatically generated with low confidenceScottish Watches Podcast #242 : Chatting With Nicholas from Fears About The New Brunswick PT Platinum WatchA person standing next to a clock Description automatically generated with low confidenceScottish Watches Podcast #183 : Catching Up With Nick from Fears WatchesA picture containing sitting, watch, close Description automatically generatedScottish Watches Podcast #77 : With Nicholas Bowman-Scargill from Fears Watch Company and RolexA picture containing text, watch Description automatically generated

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