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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

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

A History of Pre-Owned Rolex Watches

Humble Beginnings Since the birth of Market Cross Jewellers in a humble market town in the early 1980’s, their has been a strong affiliation with pre-owned prestige watches, especially Rolex. Appealing to a wider audience and with each timepiece carrying its own little piece of history, stocking seemed like a no-brainer.  As the company has gone from strength to strength adding 12 more stores to its empire and delving into the world of online, we now have a bigger selection of Pre-Owned Rolex than any other retailer in the North... Read More