A good friend of mind and occasional customer asked me recently how I could be so sure that the  vintage watches I sell would increase in value. Hmmm. So Sure? Tough question.  There is no doubt that i firmly believe that when i say a watch will increase in value it’s based on experience and an […]

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Greg Franks is a man I didn’t know 6 months ago. Yet when I started the Watch Collector, it was to enable me to talk to and hopefully meet people like Greg. People who shared a passion for vintage watches, enthusiasts who appreciate the aesthetics and simple beauty of a perfectly engineered measurement of time. […]

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Maybe it’s just me, but wherever i look these days I seem to see vintage watches. (The theory doing the rounds at The Watch Collector is that i might be slightly obsessed!) I can’t help feeling that the whole vintage watch market is going through a significant surge in growth. And surely the fashion and […]

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Recently i had a significant birthday (lets just say if i was a cricketer, i’d have been raising my bat in acknowledgement to the pavilion). My wife, observant soul that she is, thought i might like a special watch as a birthday present which is how i became the proud owner of a Rolex submariner […]

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For many the trend of women wearing mens statement watches can be dated back to Sharon Stone in the 80’s and her undoubted love of wearing mens Rolex watches. Not only wearing them, but making them look sexy and symbolic in an empowering way.  But even before Ms Stone was making the Rolex Submariner a […]

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