This week, Omega announced the release of a brand new watch to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission; a timepiece which features the image of the cartoon dog Snoopy on the back of the dial. Omega has many great credits to its name, including its current status as the watch manufacturer for […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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…
Last week we took a brief look at Hollywood timepieces as worn by male actors. So today we’re going to take a look at what the ladies of Tinseltown are wearing on their wrists – and they are no less stunning (both the watches and the actresses, of course). Sophie Vergara The super-sublime Colombian […]
They’re not just used to tell the time – watches are a serious fashion accessory, especially in glitzy Hollywood, where the wide boulevards are apparently paved with gold and littered with fallen ‘actors’. So let’s take a look at what some of the biggest stars are wearing on their wrists. Tom Hanks Tom Hanks […]
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 […]