From changing how we navigate the planet, to how we actually tell the time, these are just three of the watches that changed the world.
In the 1960s, Chinese chronographs were almost exclusively imported, so China launched an initiative to produce timepieces itself – the Sea Gull company.
When it comes to choosing a brand-new watch, people tend to generally go for aesthetics rather than practicality, focusing on the face of the watch, […]
By order of the Chinese government, a national initiative was started in early 1955 to establish a watchmaking industry in the north of the country. The Wuxing would prove to be the humble beginning of what today is probably the largest mechanical watch enterprise in the world.
If you’re in any way interested in clocks, watches and the study of horology, you may have come across a few funny sounding watchmaking words and terms along the way.
Artur Akmaev, originally from Russia, now lives in the USA where he produces a very small number of stunning one-off hand-made watches with beautiful engraving and enamelling.He found the time to share his story with WRUK.
If you’ve loved the thought of visiting the world’s largest and most prestigious watch show but thought it was out of reach then think again. Our roving reporter Rikki shows you how to made the trip from the UK to Switzerland including all flights, accommodation and transport to the show and back – all for under £200!
Over the coming months we will be serialising some of the articles from our sister site Seagull1963.co.uk. This month we cover the history of watch-making in China
Alexander Loh is the man behind Arcturus, which has been turning a lot of heads since the successful funding of the LC-1 model. We have one on order, so will be reviewing it in due course. First, we asked a few questions of the man himself.
Wristwatches are ever-evolving – and while some of us may have leaped over to the smartwatch game in recent months, there are still plenty of solid, traditional timepieces that offer style, functionality and practicality arriving on the horizon.