January Sales: More Online Wristwatch Bargains

We had another scout around the web for watch bargains as the final reductions are applied in the January Sales. WATCHO ONLINE UK How about a Baume and Mercier Riviera down from £3380 to £2704? The smoky grey dial Riviera has a tweaked movement with 120 hours of reserve, which is impressive, plsu a see-thru…

Pragnell Watches Posts Latest Financials

Pragnell of London, Leicester and Stratford-upon-Avon, are one of the bigger independent watch shop chains in the UK. The company has posted its latest financial results and they make for interesting reading. Prior to 2020 a substantial amount of business was with EU customers, but after Brexit was finally agreed in early January 2020 Pragnell…

Northern Watch Shop Reportedly Raided by National Crime Agency

Your NWC mag editor noticed that The Sun had reported that WatchTrader & Co in Newcastle on Tyne had been raided by the UK National Crime Agency and watches seized, pending investigations regarding legit ownership. The shop basically acts as a broker on many high end watch sales, selling pre-owned Rolex, Breitling, Hublot, Mille, Patek…

Yes, Still Checking Out Those January Watch Sales

We are still casually browsing the net, pretending to read news about Harold’s long list of imaginary grievances, but secretly checking out the wristwatch bargains online. Someone has to. Here’s what we found; CRAFTER BLUE Some sharp designs at this Indie brand and there’s a handy 20% off anything above $100, just apply code C20…

Are Phillipp Plein a True Luxury Watch Brand?

We only ask after making a brief visit to Spain recently and seeing two shops stocking large displays of watches by Phillip Plein, which is a brand we hadn’t heard of before. Tourists from Germany, Ireland, the UK and Netherlands must like PP watches, or the shops in Fuengirola, Malaga and Torremolinos wouldn’t stock them….

Cavendish Home Raid Highlights Dangers of Luxury Watch Ownership

NWC magazine has noted in the past that pro criminal gangs are targeting luxury watch owners. Could be on the streets, at a golf club where East European women pretend to be collecting for charity, or at home, where raiders will often enter armed and ready to torture the occupants to get what they want….

Watch Sales Round Up: Best Online Deals We Spotted

OK, time for another scout around the web to see if we can find some tempting January Sale prices. ROCKING MODS WATCHES We love the Seiko Batman in blue and black, which features the trusty NH35 movement, 40mm case, Merc hands plus big cyclops magnifier. At £235, down from £320 this one is a decent…

Best of The New Year Watch Sales, Discounts & Deals

Plenty of choice online now that Christmas is over, so let’s get into it. TORGOEN The T9 Blackbird GMT model is back in the line up, and it’s reduced from £200 to £160. The 42mm black and orange sporty number has a mineral glass crystal, silicone strap and 100m of water resistance. Torgoen claim the…