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What is “New Old Stock”?

By Jonathan Scatchard on 10/01/17 in: Latest News

New old stock is a term used to describe a watch which has laid in a retailers since the day it was bought. Sometimes businesses close and remaining stock gets left in a safe or in attics laid forgotten. The “Quartz crises” of the early seventies quickly made mechanical watches obsolete and indeed old fashioned as battery and digital watches became hugely popular. This meant that many watches by popular Swiss watch brands were left unsold, to find one , unworn, with box and sticker on the back is now the “Grail” of vintage watches and extremely hard to find!

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Our new collection of straps

By Jonathan Scatchard on 06/01/17 in: Latest News

We are currently up loading our collections of fabulous straps, we have made a selection of what we like and think look cool , but a full bespoke service is available. We are planning a strap day at our base Bowcliffe hall and a representative from our strap maker will be present to discuss your individual requirements. If you would be interested in attending, please email us, if we can get enough people together we will start planning dates. A great strap transforms any watch.

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