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Celebrating 30 Years of the Breitling Chronomat

The Icon This year Breitling have celebrated the iconic 30th anniversary of the Chronomat, which aviation enthusiasts have coveted since its initial release.  The story of the Chronomat is an interesting one. History In the early 1980’s, the then owner of the Breitling brand, Earnest Schneider, whom had recently purchased the company from Willy Breitling, had closed in on securing the company’s first official sponsor. The Freece Tricolori. The Freece Tricolori are the Italian Air forces Acrobatics Team, and Earnest Schneider decided to create an entirely new aviation chronograph designed... Read More

An insight into Hublot, the 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Time-keeper.

The Time Has Come On the eve of the inaugural match of arguably the biggest sporting event in human history, we are going to take you on a brief tour of the events official time-keeper, Hublot. The world’s attention has been turned towards Brazil this summer, as it hosts the FIFA World Cup for just the 2nd time in over 60 years, and having the privilege of being an official sponsor for this event is a terrific achievement and an equally daunting task. However, if any brand is able to... Read More

The Worlds Most Expensive Watches

They say that you can’t put a price on time. Well, as our countdown of the World’s Most Expensive Watches will show you, some people have tried! Over the course of this blog we will be taking you through a brief tour of the World’s Most Expensive Watches and hopefully showing you how weird and wacky the world of watches can be. 10. Cartier Secret Watch with Pheonix Décor – £1.64 MILLION                 This small and intricate timepiece from Cartier is set with... Read More

Market Cross Staff Interview with Raymond Weil Brand Manager Matthew McDougall

In this edition of the Market Cross Blog we will be interviewing Head Office Staff Member and the Raymond Weil brand manager, Matthew McDougall. Matthew, has been working for Market Cross Jewellers, at their Head Office, for the last 2 years. After finishing college, where he studied I.T, he decided to pursue a career in I.T at Market Cross, and his ability was quickly noticed leading to his rise to the current position he now holds within the company. He has a real interest and wealth of knowledge about the... Read More

Breitling AB0510U4-BB62 Mens Transocean Unitime Watch – Reviewed

Gents Stainless Steel Watch The Breitling AB0510U4-BB62 Mens Transocean Unitime Watch is the watch in focus today and what a watch to start with. This beautifully designed piece has become the main, heavily advertised piece for this year and has been sported by the advertising machine that is David Beckham. Having the ‘Beckham’ brand advertising this specific watch has raised the already high profile of Breitling and made the watch brand fashionable. But please don’t think this is only a fashion brand as the heritage of the brand put them... Read More