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<
The Fight with Ubiquity A sign of wealth, success or being a member of the elite. Our love-affair with luxury products knows no bounds and thanks to social media platforms like Instagram, it's... 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 >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Patek Philippe
16 May, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Patek Philippe<
Luxury Watchmaker Spotlight - Patek Philippe  Not many watches make more of a statement than Patek Philippe. Their heritage in watchmaking is envious - to say the least. Forging a... 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 >
Rolex Unveils the Rainbow Daytona
01 May, 2018
Rolex Unveils the Rainbow Daytona<
Rolex Unveils New Rainbow Daytona in Everose Gold The newest edition of the Rainbow Daytona family is soon to be upon us with some noticeable differences to its siblings. First released... 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 >
Most Expensive Watches Sold in Auction - 2017
05 April, 2018
Most Expensive Watches Sold in Auction - 2017<
The Most Expensive Watches Sold 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... 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 >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Omega
23 March, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Omega<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Omega Read time 6-7 mins The William George & Co luxury watchmaking stories have just got bigger.  This iconic watchmaker embarked on a voyage to... 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 >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Breitling
16 February, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Breitling<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Breitling 4 Min Read William George & Co. welcome you to explore the history of another luxury watchmaker, Beitling. So far, we have explored the fantastic... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Cartier
13 February, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Cartier<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Cartier Read time 3 mins William George & Co. invite you to another addition to our Luxury Watch Making Series which has so far introduced us to the story... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tag Heuer
13 February, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Tag Heuer<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Tag Heuer Read time 3 mins William George and Co. welcome you to celebrate the history of Tag Heuer by taking a look at the defining moments of their... Read Full Article >
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Rolex
12 February, 2018
Luxury Watchmaking Spotlight: Rolex<
Luxury Watchmaking Series - Rolex 5 min read Ever since their inception, Rolex took on the almighty task of making wristwatches a viable accessory. Their endeavour has enabled them to... 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 >
Find timeless style in vintage watches
04 November, 2016
Find timeless style in vintage watches<
Vintage watches offer you the freedom to get a timepiece that’s as individual as you are and online auctions present a great opportunity to find your perfect watch at a very good price. Not... 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 >
Watches: Technology or Luxury?
08 October, 2016
Watches: Technology or Luxury?<
Here at William George, we love luxury watches and we love technology but some things are meant to be kept separate. In fact, just next week we have a trade stock auction including brand new iMacs... Read Full Article >
Legendary collection of Patek Phillipes to go up for auction
03 October, 2016
Legendary collection of Patek Phillipes to go up for auction<
One of the most exciting watch auctions of the year is coming to Geneva in November and it’s bringing with it some of the rarest watches in the world, including a series of legendary Patek... Read Full Article >
How to Shop for a Luxury Watch at Auction
19 August, 2016
How to Shop for a Luxury Watch at Auction<
The Watch Auction process is not as daunting as you may think, especially if William George is your auctioneer. We are experts at buying and selling Watches of all shapes and sizes at... Read Full Article >
WATCHES AS COLLECTORS’ ITEMS
17 August, 2016
WATCHES AS COLLECTORS’ ITEMS<
The market for collectible watches has been increasing in recent years with classic styles and watch brands lasting the test of time to offer a valuable mode of investment for the passionate watch... Read Full Article >