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The Biggest Clock in the World!

Here at Martins of Glasgow, we’re passionate about clocks and watches. Whilst we typically deal with timepieces on a smaller scale, we’ve just recently come across the biggest clock in the world, the Mecca-clock, a truly unique timepiece which really is an engineering marvel, and we just couldn’t resist talking about it. This record-breaking clock […]

The Spectre of Omega: 007’s Watch Revealed

There are few more stylish watch-wearers in the movie world than James Bond. In fact, regular readers of our blog will remember that we put together a stunning infographic on the watches of MI6’s finest operative. Well, there’ll be a whole new watch to add to that list on November 6th. That’s the date that […]

A History of… Breitling

Ok, we have a confession to make: We love watches. Which you might’ve guessed, given it’s our speciality. And we adore studying how the watch brands we know and love have grown throughout history. After all, someone didn’t just pick Rolex out of a hat and decide it was to be a premium brand. That […]

The Greatest Watches in Movies (Part Two)

In our previous blog, we looked at three seriously cool watches as worn in the movies. After all, watches can make easy visual cues as to a character, and they look divine on the big screen too. Today we’ll continue this, starting with… Le Mans Steve McQueen is, without a doubt, one of the coolest […]

Iconic Watches: True Vintage Classics (part two)

In our continuing series on classic watches, we take at look at some more iconic watches that epitomise what great watch design is all about. After all, great style never really goes out of fashion.  Omega Speedmaster Professional No list of the most iconic watches can be complete without mentioning the Omega Speedmaster Professional. This […]

The Greatest Watches in Movies (Part One)

We’ve already looked at the watches of super-spy James Bond, and those of Hollywood icons like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, but watches have had an illustrious career in the movies. So in this series, we’ll take a look at some of the best, starting with…

The Watches of James Bond

Since his inception in 1953, James Bond has been defined by his style. One of the most important aspects of his fashion has been his watch. Not only does he wear them as a status symbol, thanks to Q it’s helped him get out of more than one spot of bother over the years. The […]