The art of engraving probably traces back through the whole of human history. From our (mankind) earliest days we have found that marking or engraving something is possible for displaying ownership or delivering a message. In 2013, engraving is still a hugely popular way of crafting a special message or remembering a date, especially on [...]
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A Pocket watch makes an ideal gift for a special occasion, whether it’s a birthday, wedding, anniversary or some other milestone event and with Father’s Day less than a couple of weeks away on Sunday June 16th, this is another one of those occasions when a pocket watch would make a wonderful gift. Pocket watches [...]
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A pocket watch that stopped a bullet – and might have saved a man’s life – has stirred feelings at a Leominster charity shop. The silver full hunter pocket watch, handed in to Forces Support shop in a box full of bric-a-brac, dates back to the Victorian era, possibly the turn of the 20th century. [...]
Pocketwatch.co.uk are proud to be involved in the ‘Midlands No. 1 Regional Wedding Show’. Located in the gorgeous Belfry Hotel in Sutton Coldfield. Here you are able to browze our stunning collection of pocket watches, fitting your needs to make your wedding that bit more special. Aswell as being the perfect gift, it can also [...]
When pocket watches first came around in the 16th century they were all mechanical and hand driven. Whoever owned one would have to use a small key which was connected to the watch and turned until fully wound, this was done by opening up the back of the watch and putting the key into the [...]
The Albert chain is a beautiful selection of chains with a T bar at the end. Named after prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria and used as an anchor to attach a fob or pocket watch to a waistcoat. The Albert chain has a range of different styles to choose from depending on your own [...]
The stunning collection by Bernex has been going for over a hundred years now, it was established in 1855 in Switzerland by the Bouverat family who were located in the watch making villiage of Les Breuleux. This is a district of Franches-Montagnes. Even today, the company still uses the Bernex brand name and imports from [...]
A pocket watch which was worn by a newly wedded husband Mr Chapman on board the doomed Titanic ship is now on display in the National Maritime Musuem in Flamouth, Cornwall.Pocket Watches were very popular through this time period. The watch stopped at approximately 1.45am on 15th April 1912, which was mintues before the ship sank.Mr [...]
Royal London Royal Wedding UK Limited Edition Commemorative Pocket Watch Very Limited Stock Left Available!
Join in the royal celebrations with this UK limited edition pocket watch brought to you officially by Royal London. This pocket watch is to mark the special occasion of this years Royal Wedding of H.R.H Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton which takes place on the 29th April 2011. It is a full hunter quartz [...]