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Swatch Group brand Tissot has returned as the Official Timekeeper of rugby union’s iconic European tournament, the RBS 6 Nations Championship. Commercial terms for the agreement were not disclosed. Tissot was the Official Timekeeper for the 6 Nations from 2004-2005, and...
Following on from our history of British watchmaking, let us introduce you to some of the key players from the era in which England was the centre of all timekeeping - Robert Hooke, John Harrison and Joseph and Thomas...
Switzerland currently lays claim to the best watchmaking industry in the world but it wasn’t always thus. From 1600 to 1750, England was the king of watches. Rob Corder reports. The period of the Scientific Revolution from the early 1500s...
As mechanical watch parts and movements become harder and more expensive to come by, Rob Corder considers what effect this will have on high street prices. It is one of the enduring anomalies of the Swiss watchmaking industry that,...
Urban-inspired watch brand, Holler, has added its first international cricketer to a growing roster of sporting brand ambassadors. England and Durham cricketer Graham Onions joins the ranks of Holler supporters that includes boxing legends Mike Tyson and Roberto Duran;...
Richard Mille has created a watch to help raise funds for American golfer Bubba Watson's charity drive. Watson, who has been a Richard Mille ambassador since last year, has been running a campaign to get people to help out their...
Urban fashion brand Superdry has launched its first collection of watches. The watches have been designed and manufactured in collaboration with Inter City Group, one of the UK’s largest watch distributors and brand licensees. Men’s and women’s ranges have launched in...
The Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva feels so much like a 5-star hotel, it asks to be reviewed as one. The marble foyer, the stylish receptionists, the hushed elegance exudes a combination of warmth and authority more typically found...
Patek Philippe is extending its use of digital advertising to reinforce the brand’s passion for servicing its timepieces throughout their life. The Service advertising campaign encourages owners to protect their investment in a Patek Philippe watch by having it professionally...
Rock legend Eric Clapton is selling one of the finest of his watches in what is described by Christie’s auctioneers as an exceptional collection. The guitarist will offer an ultra rare platinum-cased Patek Philippe (reference 2499/100) Perpetual Calendar Chronograph. A...
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