Tag: vintage pocket watches

Vintage gold pocket watch given to Leicester City’s longest-serving secretary set to go under the hammer

Pocket watches are often given as a gift to mark a special occasion and a gold pocket watch belonging to Leicester City FC’s longest-serving club secretary is one which stands out for many, but now it is going to be available for one lucky bidder as it goes up for auction.

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Pocket watches are the piece de resistance in style say fashion analysts

You can brush aside the arrival of Apple’s iWatch, the real fashion lies in the resurgence of the classic and seemingly everlasting pocket watch. Dig out your grandfather’s antique pocket watches because the new trend is not with the forthcoming technology, instead people are looking to the past to add the element of style.

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VIDEO: watch the intricacy of a pocket watch in action

Most people who are keen collectors in the world of antique pocket watches will have an idea of the phenomenal intricacy that is involved in the working of splendid time pieces.

However, for some people who may just be starting out and are interested and intrigued as to how such wonderful classics in the world of watches operate we thought we would provide you with the opportunity to watch a video that showcases just how magnificent the fine workings and inner complexities of a pocket watch are.

Watch the video here:

How a Pocket Watch Works from Tony Lee on Vimeo.

Part 3 of safeguarding your vintage watch: a series for the enthusiast

We may have mentioned the crux of this episode in our series briefly before, however, we feel this needs to really be hammered home so that you don’t damage the look at depreciate the value or quality of your vintage watch.

So without further ado, we cover the matter of being cautious around moisture. We hope this helps.

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4 things to consider when choosing a single pocket watch

Half hunter watches, full hunter watches, marine watches, fob watches, it matters not which you prefer, but if you are in the market for a single watch or you’re a first time buyer, you should take some time to consider a few things.

It all comes down to preference and with preference comes options, so take your time and allow yourself to ponder these 4 things before you make your latest purchase.

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