The Superocean Héritage II - A Breitling and Outerknown Story
04 December, 2018
The Superocean Héritage II - A Breitling and Outerknown Story<
Global Ocean Waste Problem The threat of ocean waste is impossible to ignore. Greenpeace found that around 12m tons of plastic ends up in the sea each year! A truly... Read Full Article >
Rolex Watches That Broke Records
14 November, 2018
Rolex Watches That Broke Records<
What Makes a Watch Collectable? The vintage watch market got rocked last year when Paul Newman’s Daytona sold for a record $17.75m. The reason why it achieved such a feat lies in the three... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Baume & Mercier
05 November, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Baume & Mercier<
Baume & Mercier - Only Accept Perfection With a no-nonsense approach to quality and perfection, Baume & Mercier have been honouring this promise since 1830. Setting records in... Read Full Article >
Rare Rolex Timepieces in Auction
01 November, 2018
Rare Rolex Timepieces in Auction<
Iconic Watches With William George Rolex watches are some of the most sought-after in the world. What is it? Even though they are not priced at the top of the market, they command some of the... Read Full Article >
Rare John Player Special Daytona in Auction
18 October, 2018
Rare John Player Special Daytona in Auction<
Iconic Daytona in Auction A 14k Gold Rolex Daytona is heading into auction but this is no ordinary Rolex Daytona, it's the John Player Special WITH a Paul Newman dial. So, the Rolex Daytona... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Hublot
13 October, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Hublot<
Hublot – You Don’t Have to Follow The Rules Compared to other watchmakers, Hublot can be considered in their infancy. However, they are already rubbing shoulders with the established... Read Full Article >
The Most Complicated Wristwatches in The World
05 October, 2018
The Most Complicated Wristwatches in The World<
When Complications Become a Sport In the watch-verse, a complication is a function designed to enrich or simplify the life of the wearer. An example of a well-known complication is a chronograph.... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tudor
30 September, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tudor<
Tudor Watches - Who Needs a Rolex? Obtaining a lifetime customer is difficult these days. With customer service the difference between a returning or lost customer, brands are starting to... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Cartier
20 September, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Cartier<
Cartier - The Pursuit of Perfection Cartier is the namesake of Louis-François Cartier, a master jeweller who founded the company in 1847.  Their reputation for luxury caught the... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: A. Lange & Söhne
16 September, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: A. Lange & Söhne<
A. Lange & Söhne - Rebirth of a Leader. A. Lange & Söhne has a fascinating story.  For nearly a quarter of their 200-year history, they were nothing more than a... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Patek Philippe
09 September, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Patek Philippe<
The Story of Patek Philippe  Patek Philippe will be celebrating their 180th birthday in 2019. Their story boasts milestones and achievements which is a testament to their goal to... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tag Heuer
03 September, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tag Heuer<
Tag Heuer - Over 150 Years of innovation Tag Heuer started life as Uhrenmanufaktur Heuer AG when their founder Edouard Heuer opened his first workshop in 1860. The inspiration behind... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Omega
27 August, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Omega<
The History of Omega Omega is the name of the last letter of the Greek alphabet and used in other areas such as science, religion and astrology. Although, in watchmaking, they are one of the... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Breitling
23 August, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Breitling<
The History of Breitling Welcome to exploring the history of another luxury watchmaker, Beitling. So far, we have explored the fantastic story of Rolex and how their founder endeavoured to realise... Read Full Article >
The History of MontBlanc
18 August, 2018
The History of MontBlanc<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Montblanc Established watchmakers such as Omega and Rolex started their story 100 years ago. Vacheron Constantin? 250. Their stories pushed watchmaking to heights... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Chopard
12 August, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Chopard<
Story of Chopard Still family-owned, Chopard is a luxury watchmaker based in Geneva, Switzerland. Renowned for their innovative and ambitious designs, they have illustrated their expertise in... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Rolex
11 August, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Rolex<
The History of Rolex Sometimes brands don't need to advertise because they are spoken about so much we do all the work for them! Companies with this superpower include Gucci, Louis... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre
02 August, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Jaeger-LeCoultre<
The History of Jaeger-LeCoultre From their inception in 1833, Jaeger-LeCoultre has continued to set new heights in watchmaking. How? They have been developing timepieces known for their precision... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Vacheron Constantin
27 July, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Vacheron Constantin<
The History of Vacheron Constantin  I've been trying to think of an analogy to describe the length of time Vacheron Constantin has been operating for. Usually, when looking for... Read Full Article >
How Do Rolex Watches Get Nicknames?
20 July, 2018
How Do Rolex Watches Get Nicknames?<
The Story Behind Rolex Watch Nicknames What’s your favourite Rolex? One circulating the office is the devastatingly elegant Daytona in Everose Gold. The use of IF-graded coloured... Read Full Article >
Record Sale for Omega belonging to Elvis
14 July, 2018
Record Sale for Omega belonging to Elvis  <
The Midas Touch - Celebrities and Auction Records How does a watch blow up in value when it's formerly owned by Royalty? Not Royalty like Queen Elizabeth II but acting, music, racing or even... Read Full Article >
Auction Spotlight - Rolex Submariner
05 July, 2018
Auction Spotlight - Rolex Submariner<
Rolex Watches Auction - William George & Co. William George and Co are proud to say that we have a featured lot in the Rolex Watches auction which is the Rolex Submariner. This stunning watch... Read Full Article >
Auction Spotlight - Rolex GMT Master Series II
30 June, 2018
Auction Spotlight - Rolex GMT Master Series II<
Exclusive Rolex Auction - GMT Master II Jubilee William George & Co are pleased to announce that we have the Rolex GMT-Master II with the iconic Jubilee bracelet exclusively in our... Read Full Article >
Steve McQueen's Submariner up for Auction
05 June, 2018
Steve McQueen's Submariner up for Auction<
Steve McQueen's Submariner up for Auction The rivalry continues! Paul Newman and Steve McQueen were some of the biggest actors in Hollywood during the 60s and 70s. Their feud reached... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Panerai
31 May, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Panerai<
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Officine Panerai Panerai has blended Italian design and precision watchmaking for over 100 years. In this time, they have been able to revolutionise watchmaking... Read Full Article >
Richemont Destroys £400m worth of Watches
27 May, 2018
Richemont Destroys £400m worth of Watches<
Richemont Destroy £400m worth of Watches In our previous article "Fighting Against Ubiquity" which you can read here, we explored the methods luxury goods... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: IWC
24 May, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: IWC<
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight – IWC Schaffhausen Along the River Rhine in a petite little town called Schaffhausen, you'll find the luxury watchmaker IWC (International Watch Co.)... Read Full Article >
Fighting Against Ubiquity
23 May, 2018
Fighting Against Ubiquity<
Burberry Destroy £28m Worth of Stock Burberry caused a bit of a storm when news of their destruction of £28m worth of stock found its way on the internet. They were slammed, ridiculed... Read Full Article >
The 10 Watches which Changed IWC
22 May, 2018
The 10 Watches which Changed IWC<
Top 10 Watches which Changed IWC In our countdown article, we pick out the 10 watches which helped IWC become one of the finest luxury watchmakers in the world. Now part of the Richemont group... Read Full Article >
Threats to the Swiss Watchmaking Industry
22 May, 2018
Threats to the Swiss Watchmaking Industry<
Issues Facing Swiss Watchmaking Digital smartwatches, the availability of time and politics are some of the challenges faced by Swiss watchmakers. In this article, we will explore the... Read Full Article >
Audemars Piguet Unveil New Luxury Retreat
09 May, 2018
Audemars Piguet Unveil New Luxury Retreat<
The Vallée de Joux just got more luxurious Way up in the Jura Mountains of Switzerland is The Vallée de Joux (Known as the 'Valley of Rocks' in the Swiss dialect).... Read Full Article >
Review: Rolex Rainbow Daytona in Everose Gold
01 May, 2018
Review: Rolex Rainbow Daytona in Everose Gold<
Rolex Unveils Everose Gold Daytona The newest edition of the Rainbow Daytona family is soon to be upon us with some noticeable differences to its siblings. First released in 2012, the... Read Full Article >
What is the Most Expensive Watch in the World?
06 April, 2018
What is the Most Expensive Watch in the World?<
Meet the World's Most Expensive Watch Read time 5-6 mins The most expensive watch in the world was created in 2014 by Graff Diamonds. It features 110 carats and more colours than what you... Read Full Article >
The Most Expensive Watches Sold in Auction - 2017
05 April, 2018
The Most Expensive Watches Sold in Auction - 2017<
Biggest Watch Sales at Auction in 2017 Read time 9-10 mins Last year was a record year for watches. The highlight of the year belonged to Rolex. The story starts with how a watch... Read Full Article >
Watches to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 2
28 March, 2018
Watches to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 2<
Watches to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 2 Read time 9-10 mins Part 2 has arrived! This part of the series looks further into the world of watches and we have outlined even more from different... Read Full Article >
Baselworld 2018: What Happens at the Biggest Watchmaking and Jewellery Event?
26 March, 2018
Baselworld 2018: What Happens at the Biggest Watchmaking and Jewellery Event?<
Baselworld 2018 - Inside The Biggest Event of Watches and Jewellery. If there is an event which uncovers the latest trends and designs that can be expected for the year, then Baselworld will... Read Full Article >
Watches to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 1
25 March, 2018
Watches to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 1 <
Watches to Look for in 2018 - Part 1 Read time 7-8 mins William George & Co. invite you to our series which explores the watches to look out for this year. We have looked at watches from... Read Full Article >
SIHH (The Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie)
17 March, 2018
SIHH (The Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie)<
What is SIHH? Read time 4 mins SIHH (The Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie) is one of the jewels of the watchmaking calendar. Now in its 28th year, the 2018 international event will be... Read Full Article >
How many diamonds can you fit on a watch?
19 February, 2018
How many diamonds can you fit on a watch?<
Tag Heuer Have Done it Again Read time 4-5 mins Tag Heuer has unveiled many watches over time which has dazzled us and cemented Tag Heuer as a quality watchmaker who is not afraid to go against... Read Full Article >
Patek Philippe Supercomplication sells for $24m in auction
16 March, 2017
Patek Philippe Supercomplication sells for $24m in auction<
Patek Supercomplication Watch Sells for $24m At an auction in Geneva in 2011, a Patek Philippe Henry Graves Supercomplication became the world’s most expensive timepiece when the hammer fell... Read Full Article >
Patek Sells for £7.7m in Auction
18 November, 2016
Patek Sells for £7.7m in Auction<
Patek Triples Estimates in Auction Read time 3-4 mins In 2016, a stainless steel Patek Philippe had sold to become what was the worlds most expensive wristwatch when the hammer slammed... Read Full Article >
Luxury watchmaking: The best of British
18 November, 2016
Luxury watchmaking: The best of British<
Luxury British watches have somewhat slipped under the radar over the past couple of decades, swamped by competition boasting the prestigious Swiss Made stamp. When it comes to spending the... Read Full Article >
£69 Rolex sells for a massive £140,000
03 November, 2016
£69 Rolex sells for a massive £140,000<
Rolex Submariner Smashes Estimate Read time 2-3 mins A rare Rolex Submariner has just sold for a whopping £140,000 but it would’ve been worth just a fraction of that price if... Read Full Article >