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IN PICTURES: Mappin & Webb officially reopens its Glasgow flagship

The Ritz Trio perform outside Mappin & Webb Glasgow

Mappin & Webb held the official re-opening of its Glasgow flagship boutique on the famous Argyll Arcade this week following a three-month refurbishment.

Guests were given a demonstration of Mappin & Webb’s watchmaking skills with a presentation into the intricate workings of mechanical watches.

Jamie Fraser, boutique manager at Mappin & Webb Glasgow, gave a tour of the store, which is set across two floors and joined by a marble staircase.

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The boutique offers over 2,280 sq ft of retail space offering luxury timepieces and fine jewellery from Jaeger-LeCoultre, Chopard, Cartier, TAG Heuer and Breitling collections.

Brian Duffy, CEO of Mappin & Webb’s parent company Aurum Holdings, said: “We feel we have achieved what we wanted with this boutique, which was to rekindle a sense of heritage, excellence and prestige – qualities that both Mappin & Webb as a brand and our surroundings here in Glasgow represent.”

Brian Duffy and TV presenter Carol Smilie at the reopening party.
Brian Duffy and TV presenter Carol Smilie at the reopening party.
Mappin & Webb Glasgow boutique manager Jamie Fraser's speech
The Mappin & Webb showroom in Glasgow (2) The Mappin & Webb showroom in Glasgow - upper floor (2) The Mappin & Webb showroom in Glasgow - lower floor (2)

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