• MrWatchMaster Meets…Konstantin Chaykin

    We had the great pleasure of meeting Russian master watchmaker, Konstantin Chaykin at Salon QP recently. Born in Russia in 1975, he made his first clock in 2003. Since then Konstantin has created an array of ...

  • MrWatchMaster Opinion: Quartz is the New ‘Black’ for Bamford

    There has been much written about the ‘Quartz Crisis’ and it’s impact on the Swiss Watch Industry back n the 1970s and early 1980s – most of it being extremely negative. Fast-forward to the present day ...

  • MrWatchMaster In Conversation With Revolution

    How did your interest in watches begin? I’d say my collecting ‘genes’ come from my father. He was a big collector of Roman coins, stamps and so on, and whilst at school I too had a ...

  • MrWatchMaster Meets…Christophe Claret

    Next in our MrWatchMaster Meets series, we are delighted to bring you the views of master-watchmaker, Christophe Claret. At just 19 years of age, he graduated from the Geneva Watchmaking School, continuing his education with the ...


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New Series: Collector’s World

Collecting stuff we love is generally something we pick up from our Parents, this certainly was the case with me. My Dad was a great collector. Coins, Stamps, Roman (and Greek!) artefacts, Ephemera – autographs of famous celebrities ...
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No FEARS For ‘New’ Watch Company

The Fears Watch Company Limited is a family-run British watch company that can trace its history back 170 years. Between 1846 and the late 1950s, quality watches coming out of the City of Bristol proudly bore the name ...
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Interest in Watches

The chart below is generated by Google Trends. A simple way to identify interest in any topic based on the number of searches of a specific subject. The example below is for interest in ‘Donald Trump’ over the ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Robert Loomes (Part 3)

Here you can see the third film in our series of ‘MrWatchMaster Meets…’ with passionate English Watchmaker, Robert Loomes. We ask him to tell us what he likes about the watch business and what he dislikes. Also we ...
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Watches for people with sight loss

There are a number of different approaches to solving the issue of sight loss and the use of watches. The simplest are traditional watches with significantly larger digits and hands. Tactile watches allow you to open the clock ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Passionate English Watchmaker Peter Speake-Marin

We are delighted to bring you another exclusive interview with one of the leading independent watch makers, Peter Speake-Marin. His consummate skill and vision have made Speake-Marin’s exclusive timepieces technically superlative and aesthetically distinctive. MWM: How is business? ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Robert Loomes (Part 2)

Here you can see the second film in our series of ‘MrWatchMaster Meets…’ with passionate English Watchmaker, Robert Loomes. We ask him to tell us what watch he’d like to own (apart from his own brand of Watches!) ...
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BHI: A Very British Institution

The British Horological Institute or BHI, is often referred to as the “Voice of British Horology”. The BHI, based at the imposing Upton Hall (see above photo), in the heart of Nottinghamshire, is first and foremost a national membership ...
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The Magic of Watches

Inventor, author and magic dealer, Samuel Berland was born in 1907. He specialised in magic acts involving, in particular, Thimbles, Cigarettes and of course, Watches. Tricks with Watches, published in 1942 remains available at your local online store. ...
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