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It’s the Most Wonderful Time… To Buy Watches!

That’s right, it’s that time of year again! We’re less than a month away from Christmas and everyone is getting excited. Christmas trees are up and advent calendars are being opened – but as well as excitement there will be those of us stressing about...

The Incredible Story Behind Breguet’s Marie Antoinette Watch

There are many great stories to be found throughout the history of watchmaking. From the early days of timekeeping through to the quartz revolution and on to the present day revolution of smartwatches. But the most interesting stories involve intrigue, mystery and drama – and,...

Why You Should Buy a Watch This Black Friday Weekend

We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here in the UK, but we Brits don’t like to miss out on a bargain! So even though we don’t get the day off work – we do get those awesome Black Friday weekend deals! With so many things to buy over this Black Friday it can be...

Most Expensive Watch Record Shattered Again!

Over the last few years the most expensive watch record has been set and reset time and time again. Just last week the record was smashed once again with a watch which was not expected to sell for anywhere near record breaking levels. Watch collectors the world over will be...

Manchester United Manager Mourinho Auctions Watch

Jose Mourinho has not had the impact he would have hoped as Manchester United Manager, but he did have a very positive impact for UNICEF last week. The “Special One” joined his team at the club’s 17th annual gala dinner in aid of the children’s charity. All of...

Record Breaker Elvis’ Watch Collection

This week Elvis Presley broken an all-time chart record with the album “The Wonder of You”when it reached number one. This is the 13th time an Elvis album has reached the top of the charts, the record was previously shared with Madonna. Elvis Presley was not only known for...

#firstwatchthis Photo Competition

Submitting an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of the following terms and conditions. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. 1. The First Class Watches Photo Competition is open to residents of the UK, except...

Can the Classi Smartband Make Your Wrist Watch Smart?

Over these last two years we have watched the smartwatch market explode into life. Unfortunately, though, the design of the current crop of smartwatches have failed to convince many luxury watch-lovers to take up the new technology. But perhaps this new crowdfunding campaign for...

The Time The Statue of Liberty Nearly Owned a Wrist Watch

The Statue of Liberty is an vision which immediately comes to mind whenever most people think of the United States of America. But if three watchmaking brothers had their way, the image of the Statue of Liberty would be very different than it is today. The iconic sculpure has is...

Is Your Heart Rate Monitor Nonsense?

Fitness trackers are all the rage at the moment and they aren’t just popular for the way they look. Heart rate monitors are one of the most popular features of Fitbit, Garmin and Apple fitness trackers. Most people fully trust their heart rate monitor to give them...