Smartwatches Outsell Swiss Watches For First Time Ever!
Feb28

Smartwatches Outsell Swiss Watches For First Time Ever!

If we were still in any doubt that 2015 was the start of the smartwatch revolution then the figures from Strategy Analytics certainly crushed it! In the last three months of 2015 we saw the first time in history that shipments of smartwatches exceeded those of Swiss watches. The figures from Strategy Analytics show that global smartwatch shipments reached 8.1 million units, slightly ahead of Swiss watch shipments at 7.9 million. This...

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Mondaine ‘contactless’ watches with PayChip
Feb27

Mondaine ‘contactless’ watches with PayChip

  Mondaine are a proud Swiss watch company who provide a selection of instantly recognisable Swiss Railway Watches, which derive from the legendary Swiss Railway Clock design. Did you know they are also producing revolutionary Paychip technology embedded in the strap? Mondaine are offering a range using Near Area Communication (NFC) contactless payment technology. Many of the Swiss-made brand’s watches are to be fitted with a...

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Steve Jobs’ Seiko Watch Sold at Auction
Feb24

Steve Jobs’ Seiko Watch Sold at Auction

One of the most famous Seiko watches of all time was up for grabs at an online auction on Saturday. This Seiko watch was worn by Jobs during a 1984 Macintosh photo shoot for the Macintosh 512K. This photo became incredibly famous after appearing on the cover of a Time magazine issue commemorating the life of Steve Jobs. How much did the watch from the iconic photo make when it was released for auction on Saturday? Steve Jobs’...

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Grey market sellers undercut luxury watch sales
Feb17

Grey market sellers undercut luxury watch sales

  There has been a slow down in luxury watch sales in Asia due to the global glut of grey market watches that are now making their way into the UK market. Grey market watches offer consumers no protection as the watch is sold without the approval of the brand and therefore the warranty is void. Consumers must be careful to buy their watches from official stockists such as First Class Watches. The UK was the quickest growing...

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Coming Soon: James Bond Spectre – The Auction
Feb15

Coming Soon: James Bond Spectre – The Auction

If you’ve ever dreamt of being just like James Bond and you have money to burn then this is your chance to make your dreams come true! James Bond Spectre – The Auction is set to take place from Tuesday the 16th till Tuesday the 23rd of February. Twenty-Four lots featuring all sorts of James Bond Spectre memorabilia is up for grabs – but it won’t come cheap! How Will James Bond Spectre – The Auction Work? There will be two...

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