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Guide to Watches

Guide to Watches

For many men, a watch is the only piece of jewellery that they will wear on a day to day basis (apart from a wedding ring), so it's understandable that they want to get it just right. A watch can make or break an outfit: tying it together or standing out like a sore thumb. This guide sets out the key points you need to know.

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Luxury Watch Brands: Trade in Your Watch & Spread the Cost

Luxury Watch Brands: Trade in Your Watch & Spread the Cost

Here at Est1897 (which is part of Harvey & Thompson, or H&T as we are better known) we’ve been buying and selling luxury watches for over 100 years. We know authenticity when we see it, and our in-house horologists ensure each watch is serviced, deep-cleaned and operational before it is put up for sale.

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Oscars: Luxury Watches on Show at the 2018 Academy Awards

Oscars: Luxury Watches on Show at the 2018 Academy Awards

Here at Est1897, we have been checking out the luxury watches worn by both male and female attendees of this year’s Academy Awards. One of the large sponsors of this year’s awards was Rolex, so we were interested to see if they made a big appearance on the red carpet too. Here’s a run-down of some of the best luxury watches we spotted, and the lucky celebrities who got to wear them…

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5 Affordable Timepieces to Start Your Gents Watch Collection

5 Affordable Timepieces to Start Your Gents Watch Collection

In this article we’ll show you a range of excellent ‘collection-starter’ watches which are currently for sale here at Est1897; watches which may help inspire your first (or next!) luxury watch purchase.

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5 Affordable Timepieces to Start Your Ladies Watch Collection

5 Affordable Timepieces to Start Your Ladies Watch Collection

High end watches have long been a coveted, and we recently showcased a number of men’s luxury watches which were perfect for those wishing to start their very own collection. This week, we’re looking at 5 gorgeous timepieces from the world’s top manufacturers which are aimed at women.

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