The Watch Register, which has more than 80,000 stolen or lost watches registered and traced 620 last year, has seen a major escalation in violence used to steal watches on its database during the past two years. Metropolitan Police data shows more than 6,000 watches were stolen in London last year and around 11,035 across England and Wales with thefts increasingly turning violent. Ex-boxer Amir … Continue reading Luxury Watch Theft UK: What Are the Risks & Can You Get Insurance?
This is an interesting acquisition for Rolex. For decades Bucherer has been a premier name in watch customisation, and some might say, improvement over the original spec. It’s always been much more than a watch retailer, even though it has a kind of old school Selfridges image, with luxury showrooms, targeting big spenders in European capital cities. What people with obscene amounts of money want … Continue reading Rolex Buys Bucherer; Expect a Concierge Experience on Rare Rolexes
Watches World is now accepting crypto curency as a payment method. With countries like El Salvador and the Central African Republic making crypto legal tender, not just something you can own and store in a vault, it’s possible that digital coin payment will become accepted worldwide by say 2030. The EU, USA and UK are all conspir-sorry working together to agree on a digital version … Continue reading Watches World Now Accepting Crypto Payment
The Richemont Group has posted some financials for April-June 2023, which show that luxury watch sales are still pretty healty around the world, depsite the higher taxes, food inflation, energy bills and other crap we have to endure in Britain. Only the US market seems to be sluggish after the Covid event, accelerating fentanyl/meth epidemic and fuel inflation following Biden’s pipeline closure and Border opening … Continue reading Richemont Watches Selling Well: Latest Financials Here
The problem of luxury watch theft continues to grow and an astonishing statement by the CEO of Audemars Piguet recently summed up the root of the problem; major cities in developed nations are no longer safe spaces for anyone showing substantial wealth. Here’s the quote; “We listen to our clients and we have to look also at what’s going on in the world right now. … Continue reading Watch Thefts: Can New Strategies Prevent Muggings & More?
It’s a tough world out there and as Britain’s prisons are full and the Police are busy on offensive WhatsApp chat groups, that means crims have easy pickings across the UIK. Here’s a round up of the latest watch thefts so that you can be on your guard. Remember, our advice at NWC is NEVER wear a watch worth over 3K out on the street, … Continue reading Crimewatch: Latest Wristwatch Robberies, Muggings etc.
We had an email today from Chisholm Hunter and the good news is there’s an extra 10% off watches in their Sale right now. The code you need at checkout is EXTRA10, simple as that. TISSOT Spotted a quartz Tissot Chrono XL at £275 with the extra discount, which means you are getting a Swiss brand watch for M Kors money. Can’t be bad. If … Continue reading Deals: Get an Extra 10% Discount at Chisholm Hunter
Yes, if you love Rolex then it’s worth knowing that UK website Watchfinder.co.uk has a 48 hour flash sale right now. There is some debate across the watch world right now on which models are declining, or just holding steady in resale value. Certainly Subs and Daytonas are always going to be demand, so we cannot see much room for price drops there. But the … Continue reading FYI, Watchfinder Has a Flash Sale on Rolexes Right Now