Scottish Watches Podcast #261 : Fire Fighter Heritage with William Wood Watches

Welcome to the Scottish Watches Podcast episode 261.

Today we get to bring you the a fantastic story and the chance to win an amazing watch.

William Wood watches is named after hero firefighter William Wood and today we have his grandson, Jonny here to tell us how his grandfather’s life is influencing his business, joined by Mireille.  Both are doing incredible things in the watch world and in supporting the men and women who put their lives at risk to save ours.

Scottish Watches and Bark and Jack

Win a William Wood Valiant:

William Wood Valiant Review AND Competition. http://www.scottishwatches.co.uk/2021/04/29/william-wood-valient-review-and-competition/ 

Wristwatch check:

Mireille is wearing the William Wood Valiant the Rose watch (https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/valiantcollection/products/therosewatch), paired with a yellow fire hose strap (https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/straps/products/yellowfirehosestrap). A watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA picture containing watch, indoor Description automatically generatedThe collection. 

Jonny is wearing the William Wood Triumph. https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/triumphcollection   

Rikki is wearing the Elliot Brown Holton 101-002-R04. https://elliotbrownwatches.com/collections/holton-professional/products/holton-101-002-r04 A person holding a watch Description automatically generated with low confidence

William Wood history: https://williamwoodwatches.com/pages/history 

William Wood himself. 

Our interviews with Roger Smith and Mike France:

Scottish Watches Podcast #244 : Open Dial Audio – Questions and Answers with Roger Smith – Scottish WatchesScottish Watches Podcast #198 : Roger Smith and Mike France on The Alliance of British Watch & Clock Makers Plus A Co-Axial History Lesson – Scottish Watches 

Original 1920’s British brass firefighter’s helmet. Watch box. A picture containing indoor, red Description automatically generatedA picture containing text, indoor Description automatically generated

Movements in the Valiant collection:

Swiss Sellita.  Japanese Seiko.  William Wood Watches: Straps – Stainless Steel Strap – William Wood Watches  Chivalrous Collection. https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/chivalrouscollection  A watch on a table Description automatically generated with medium confidence A person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with low confidence A picture containing person, indoor Description automatically generated A watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with low confidence A person wearing a watch Description automatically generated with medium confidence

Valiant collection Automatic:  https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/valiantcollection A watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generatedA picture containing watch, indoor, blue Description automatically generatedA picture containing red, watch, indoor Description automatically generatedA watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA watch on a mannequin Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with low confidence

Triumph Collection Chronograph: https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/triumphcollection A watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with medium confidenceA picture containing indoor, watch Description automatically generatedA picture containing text, watch Description automatically generatedA picture containing indoor, red Description automatically generated

Fire Hose Straps: https://williamwoodwatches.com/collections/firehosestraps  

William Wood Logo.  William Wood Watches: Blog – Charitable Donations 2020 – William Wood Watches  International Firefighters Day watch. https://williamwoodwatches.com/products/timeforheroesauction   A picture containing indoor Description automatically generatedA picture containing watch, red Description automatically generated

Tunnel to Towers Foundation- https://t2t.org/    See the source image 

The Fire Fighters Charity- https://www.firefighterscharity.org.uk/how-we-can-help#:~:text=The%20Fire%20Fighters%20Charity%20offers%20specialist%20lifelong%20support,people%20each%20year%2C%20and%20they%E2%80%99re%20not%20all%20firefighters.

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Saltire Motorcycles

See the source imageSee the source imageWilliam Wood watches Concept Store. https://williamwoodwatches.com/blogs/reviews/vision 

Our interview with Rob Corder from WatchPro Magazine and learn more about their future plans: Scottish Watches Podcast #248 : Watch Industry Knowledge with Rob Corder from WatchPro Magazine – Scottish Watches 

Scottish Watches Podcast #204 : Building A British Watch Brand with Zero West – Scottish Watches

Photos from Olli-Pekka Hopia (@h0p1a).A picture containing chain, yellow, black, metal Description automatically generatedA watch on a wrist Description automatically generated with low confidenceA watch on a person's wrist Description automatically generated with low confidenceA picture containing watch, indoor Description automatically generatedA picture containing indoor, desk, keyboard, projector Description automatically generated

The Scottish Watches Tock Show – With Horage – Creating Swiss Made Watches, Movements & Tourbillons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qm5AMFKH69g&t Scottish Watches Podcast #191 : Watch Industry Insider News and Updates with Horage – Scottish Watches

William Wood website- https://williamwoodwatches.com/ 

Instagram- @williamwoodwatches 

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/williamwoodwatches/ 

Latest from SW:

It’s About Time! Live Rick Face Reveal on The Scottish Watches Podcast Episode 257. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jsKLN8Gcos&t The Ultimate Watch Grail. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYkh3nnROCU A collage of a person Description automatically generated with medium confidenceWatch Unboxing : Rolex Explorer 1 Two Tone 124273. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnZf7evwwko 

Chat and drinks with Kibble Watches & Antique Watch Company. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5Rk-cmab98  Watch Unboxing : Gyre Sea Cleaner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1NXWS4HC4E  

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