Throughout many decades watch dealers and fans of beautiful time pieces have been fascinated by the wonder of the mechanical watch- the movement that’s kept the trains running on time and helped the life—saving nurse keep time during her ward shift. Although not as frequently seen as these days as in the past, the pocket watch is making a resurgence so we thought it would be interesting to take a look into some of the most remarkable pocket watches from this century and beyond— including one of the most complex mechanical devices that have ever been made.
Pocket watches are undoubtedly a work of art and it goes without saying that they are functional in their ability to keep time. But you won’t find many people looking to find the time inside these old pocket watches. However, you will find truly breath-taking, awe-inspiring, and delightful miniature sculptures.
Britain’s richest horse race, and also the most prestigious of our country’s five Classic event which is often referred to as the Blue Riband of the turf. We are of course addressing the noble sport of horse racing and the Epsom Derby Races to be exact. Hosted in Epsom Downs, Surrey, the event is best known for the course hosting the Epsom the United Kingdom’s premier thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old colts and fillies who race the mile and a half track.