Don’t know your Audemars Piguet from your Zenith? Confused about the difference between a chronograph and a chronometer? Our Watch Buying Guides provide all the information you need to make an informed choice about your next watch purchase.
Firstly, our Watch Style Guides provide a steer on which watches suit certain wrist types and uses. Secondly, we look at trends including guides to plating finishes, dial colours and case sizes. Additionally, we delve into each Watch Brand with guides to the history and heritage of each. Want to get more technical? We also take a deep dive into movement types, features and manufacturing processes.
Finally and most importantly, we examine what you can expect to get for your budget.
Whilst no single Watch Guide can make you an instant expert, our guides are easy to read. Together with our Watch Specialists News and Articles, they will help you shape your opinions and make an informed choice about your next watch purchase.
Chronograph vs. Chronometer: What’s the Difference?
10th September 2023
Chronograph vs. Chronometer: What’s the Difference? Watches have come a long way from just telling time. They’re now useful tools...Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Watch Water Resistance: Decoding the Terminology
15th August 2023
Decoding Watch Water Resistance: A Comprehensive Guide to Terminology Introduction Wearing a wristwatch isn’t just about style; it’s also about...Read More
Guide to Oris Watches: History, Innovation and Key Collections
18th April 2022
In this Guide to Oris Watches, we discover the fascinating heritage of this accessible Swiss brand. An independent company, Oris continues to innovate, constantly pushing...Read More
Guide to the Best Metals and Materials for Watches: From Precious Metals to Alloys
This Guide to the Best Metals and Materials for Watches will help you understand the difference between the precious metals and alloys used in watch...Read More
How To Cut Your Elliot Brown Rubber Watch Strap To Size
22nd November 2021
Elliot Brown rubber watch straps are supplied long to ensure they fit even the largest of wrists. Consequently, most straps need to be adjusted to...Read More
How To Change A Watch Strap
24th March 2021
Changing a watch strap yourself is very easy. You may want to invest in a Spring Bar Tool to make the job as easy as...Read More
The Complete Men’s Guide to Watch Straps: Which Strap To Buy?
22nd March 2021
When a watch is designed, watch manufacturers pay a great deal of attention to the type of strap fitted to the watch. Whether a leather...Read More
Seiko Spring Drive: All You Need To Know
16th February 2021
28 years in the making, Seiko launched their Spring Drive movement in 2005. Spring Drive combines the best of mechanical watchmaking with the best of...Read More
Searching for Junghans Watches in the UK?
5th November 2019
Searching for Junghans watches in the UK? Would you like to invest in a premium Junghans timepiece? Then Watch Specialists...Read More
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