Moritz Grossmann Glashutte

Moritz Grossmann – The Glashütte Watchmaker Everyone Should Know

The Glashütte Watchmaker Everyone Should Know     Everyone knows about Glashütte. It’s the New World of watchmaking, a shining hub oh horology outside of the Swiss heartlands. Why then, have so few British watch lovers heard of one of the area’s finest brands? And no, I don’t mean Lange & Sohne or Glashütte Original; …

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Michael Clerizo

Michael Clerizo On Life After The “Paul Newman” Daytona Story

Michael Clerizo Discusses Life After The Paul Newman Daytona Auction     On Thursday, 1 June 1, 2017, WSJ magazine published the story of the Woodward/Newman Rolex Daytona. The article covered how actress Joanne Woodward bought the watch at Tiffany’s in the late 60s. She gifted the watch to her husband actor and racing driver …

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Fears Brunswick watch

Fears – Inherited Heritage

It’s hard to convince people that I just happened to fall into this business. Watch writing isn’t the kind of thing you just fall into, especially when from the outside it looks like the family business.

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Vault Swiss v1 watch

Inside The Vault – The Birth Of Vault swiss

Inside the Vault     Pub talk is great. It’s one of the finest forms of communication out there, a no-holds-barred, blue-sky thinking font of creativity. Yet how often do the ideas that seem perfect over a chilled IPA actually work out? The fact that I’m not the owner of an ice cream delivery service …

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watchmakers club at SalonQP

The Independent SalonQP

The Independent Salon QP Doomsayers really like predicting the end of things. In the run-up to this year’s Salon QP there were rumours about its downfall abound, enough for me to expect a wild-eyed bearded guy with a sign spelling out ‘THE END IS NIGH!’ That’s not quite how things went, at least from my …

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Ten Brands And Five Exclusive Launches At The Watchmakers Club Event

A Brief Introduction To The Brands Attending The Watchmakers Club Event On The 1st November   For the fourth consecutive year, ‘The Night Before’ returns to England’s historical capital city on the 1st November. This annual watch event provides a platform for independent watch brands, collectors and industry influencers to meet and share their common …

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The Night Before QP Collectors Event 2017

The Night After or the Night Before?      A timeless question indeed, but this time I am here to examine one particular ‘Night Before’, in fact, it is officially known as ‘The Night Before’.  SalonQP is now a mainstay in the British Horological Events Calendar, attracting some of the biggest brands and journalists from …

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