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The Future Of Watchmaking

At Dubai watch week in November 2019, After the conclusion of a highly interesting panel discussion on the challenges faced by watchmaking industry, I put my hand up to ask a question to one of the living legends of Swiss watchmaking Mr. Stephen Foresey (One half of Greubel Foresey). The…

Reviews

Support Local: Buying British Watches

One of the key messages from the Covid-19 pandemic has been to “support local business”. Instead of putting pennies in the pockets of massive global conglomerates with offshore tax dodging accounts, It’s becoming paramount to try buy our goods from the local greengrocer, butcher, family owned restaurant and so on,…

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Last Week (In Watches) Today

Greetings watchnerds! It’s the beginning of the week and my turn’s up to do the news. Oddly enough the pandemic isn’t stopping watch related information from being churned out, so let’s dive right in. Breitling This is arguably the big news of the week. Breitling has gone bat$h1t and released…

Podcast

Scottish Watches Podcast #137 : Watch and LVMH Chat with Dan Muller from Fratello Watches

Scottish Watches Podcast #137 : Watch and LVMH Chat with Dan Muller from Fratello Watches This week a German and Two Scotsmans…walk into a……and no joke. Today it is Dan at Fratello in for the Scottish Watches treatment, and German jokes. Have you seen Andrew and Jack on CNN? So…

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Watch Release: Naoya Hida Type 2A

These are strange times. And no, I am not just referring to the pandemic that has brought the world to a grinding halt for the most part. What I am referring to, is an approximately US$19,280 watch that I came across on Instagram. It was not an ugly or obscene…

Podcast

Scottish Watches Podcast #136 : End of Week Watch Drama Plus No More Baselworld

Two Scots today, the correct two Scots, but we start with chat of another Scot, Brian Duffy No new releases from Rolex and Co this year and no Baselworld to show them at. Straight into Scottish Watches Watches…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqCJqRhikDk Then Omega miss a trick, or have they, we shall see….