Watches do so much more than simply tell the time. An essential piece in anybody’s wardrobe, a decent watch says a great deal about who you are and what your interests and priorities are. Even in the age of the smartphone, a classic watch will make you look well put together and act as your […]
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Buying a watch can be an exciting experience, but imagine getting home with your new watch only to find out that it’s fake. Unfortunately, there are people out there who will happily sell you a counterfeit model just to make some money, and if you aren’t prepared then you may fall victim to one. Thankfully, […]
When it comes to matching timepieces and style, few men do it as well as super-spy James Bond 007, right? We were so excited about Daniel Craig appearing, once again, as Britain’s finest MI6 officer in the upcoming Spectre that we decided to take a look back at the watches of James Bond. With a bit […]
Recently we wrote about the resurgence of pocket watches and highlighted some of the benefits and drawbacks of these distinctive and charming timepieces. One question that any horologist will be asked regularly though is ‘which is best?’ Here at Martin’s of Glasgow we have over 25 years experience in Rolex, Tag Heuer and Breitling watch […]
Here at Martins of Glasgow, we appreciate great watch design, and like to keep up to date with all the latest news from the world of watches. So with the New Year now in full swing, here we take a quick look at some of the most anticipated upcoming watches to watch out for in […]
The concept of a smartwatch is nothing new, and we’ve spoken about this popular trend here on our blog before. For most watch enthusiasts, the smartwatch is offering something very different to the typical idea of a luxury timepiece. Last time, we spoke about how the technological focus of a smartwatch sits poorly alongside the […]
365 ¼ days is a very long time to measure in terms of ‘number of watch and jewellery repairs’, and although we’ve not been keeping count, we’re pretty sure that we must have come close to setting a few notable records this year! More to the point though, another year is drawing to a close, […]
Several times in this blog we’ve discussed just how much a watch can say about you and your personality. Be it characters in movies, or everyday life, a watch is like an awesomely succinct visual cue about someone. So let’s find out what exactly the watch you’re wearing is revealing about you. And with Christmas […]
And so now we know. After months of speculation, the 24th James Bond film has been announced. The film will be titled SPECTRE, which older Bond fans will remember as the name of the criminal organisation bent on world domination, and from whom Connery saved us all during the swinging 60’s. Seven points if you […]
Previously in this blog we looked at watches as worn in the movies. The beauty of the watch is that, much like someone’s shoes, you can tell a lot about someone by what style they wear. So in our first of a two-parter, let’s take a look at what styles are on offer for the […]