Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thomas Earnshaw – British brand ?

Browsing though old magazines at the barbers this weekend I stumbled across another “British” brand – Thomas Earnshaw. Getting home I did a little digging and discovered a website ( http://www.thomas-earnshaw.com/pages/thomas-earnshaw-1749-1829 ) full of British horological history. Was this a … Continue reading

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Bremont Jaguar watches – Channel 4

This evening I was enjoying a nice programme on Channel 4 about the building of new Jaguar E-types light weights. Then about half way through they start to discuss the “gifts” the buyers will receive with these £1.2m cars and … Continue reading

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The Everest Raffle

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Robert Loomes – Gurkha Watch update – Daily Telegraph

Initially created for an Everest expedition, this elegant new range is now raising funds for the Nepal relief fund By James Gurney May 22, 2015 10:47 A gurka on the Everest expedition wearing a Robert Loomes watch Enlarge A gurka … Continue reading

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The First Watches To Account For Leap Seconds, From Hoptroff London – Hodinkee

– The calendar complication is one of the more commonly seen complications in mechanical wristwatches. One thing they don’t do is keep track of leap years where an extra day is added to February. To correctly show February’s leap day, … Continue reading

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British-made watches W- the journal

British-made watches are back (at last)! By : Olivier Müller Published in : WtheJournal.com 05.20.2015 A few British watchmakers have set up business in Switzerland. Recognized for their talent, they have inspired a young creative generation, who have chosen to … Continue reading

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Watchseekers Forum

I innocently posted a link to this blog on the Bremont section of Watchseekers forum, thinking if a reader was interested in the Bremont brand they might like to read about other British brands. I went to the forum today … Continue reading

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