Category Archives: Watch News

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Antique dealer’s amazing collectible watch selection

Whether it’s a beautiful wrist watch or a magnificently crafted pocket watch, collectible watches are always a highly prized addition to anybody’s private collection as they are a great investment opportunity as well as being an heirloom item that can be passed down through generations. Continue reading

London is the hub for watch sales in the world

Whilst Brexit has seen many retail sectors take a hit, the London watch market has thrived during this year. When Britain decided to leave the EU, many assumed this would mean trouble for all retail sectors. However, the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FHS) reported the watch exports to the UK from Switzerland went up an incredible 23% to SFr327m (which is around £255m) from the previous year already. This result means that the market looks positive, with many customers investing in antique watches in 2016, as sales for watches valued at £1,000 or over increased by 19.5%, July to September, on the previous year.

Antique watches to buy, displayed in shop window.

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Antique wrist watches and other antiques used to make robot creations

Many peoples’ admiration of antiques, and antique wrist watches, stop at collecting, but not for Todd Sloane. Sloane is fascinated by the mechanics of a wide range of antique products and this fascination has turned into the subject of his art.

Artist makes little robot creations out of antique wrist watches

 

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