Articles by Hamish Robertson
Articles by Hamish Robertson
Patek Philippe calatrava watch with white dial and white gold case and hands, on red cloth background

Why are some time-only watches so expensive?

Jun 24 · 4 min read

We explore the range of watches that simply tell the time.

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Two Rolex steel watches lying on a table with black faces and polished bezels

June Meetup Highlights and Club Plans

Jun 17 · 2 min read

A selection of fantastic watches from our Meetup earlier this week.

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Astronaut floating in space with connecting air hoses with earth in background

The Story of the Speedmaster "Ed White"

Jun 10 · 4 min read

Exploring the origins of this classy vintage and modern Speedmaster

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Bregeut Classique in gold case with white gold dial with dark blue hands on wrist

Was Abraham-Louis Breguet the most innovative Watchmaker of all?

May 20 · 4 min read

A Short Introduction to Louis Breguet

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Black adn gold logo on white background for The Watch Collectors' Club

What is a Watch Club?

May 6 · 4 min read

We explore what happens with a watch Club, and mention some established places to go.

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A watch collection lined up on a bookshelf with books behind it

What makes a Watch Collector?

Apr 29 · 4 min read

We explore the different kinds of watch collector, and how many watches make a collection.

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Gold rectangular wristwatch with silver dial and gold hands

How to Buy a Dress Watch

Apr 22 · 3 min read

Introducing Dress watches and a guide to choosing one

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CLose up of chrongraph Breitling Chronomat watch with cream dial and gold case

Willy Breitling and Inventing the Modern Chronograph

Apr 15 · 3 min read

The innovative leadership of Willy Breitling

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Rolex Explorer with steel case and white dial and 3 6 9 numerals

The Rolex Explorer Everest Controversy

Mar 25 · 4 min read

Rolex Myth-making and the birth of the Rolex Explorer

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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Tool Watch Bimetal in Rose gold and Steel with second time zone and power reserve

What is a Tool Watch?

Mar 18 · 3 min read

Introducing Tool Watches and their many functions

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two mena dn two women at a Watch Meetup talk and look at a watch

What happens at a Watch Meetup?

Mar 11 · 3 min read

We explain what to expect at a watch meetup

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White gold Rolex Daytona Wristwatch with Blue dial.

Introducing The Rolex Daytona

Mar 4 · 3 min read

A Short introduction to a puzzlingly popular watch

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Google Seach Home Page

How to Research a Vintage Watch

Feb 18 · 4 min read

A Step by step guide to finding out more about your watch

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Over fifteen watches lined up on a bookshbelf, comprising a watch collection, with multiple types and straps.

My Watch Collecting Journey - a hobby that's become a business

Jan 28 · 4 min read

How a watch collection became a full-time business, from Founder and CEO Hamish Robertson of The WCC

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Two watches side by side on a table at a watch meetup event, one yellow G-Shock, one Black Gorilla Fastback.

January In-Person Meetup Highlights

Jan 21 · 4 min read

Interesting watches brought seen at our January Meetup

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The Watch Collectors' Club Logo

Club plans for 2022

Jan 7 · 3 min read

What to expect from The Watch Collectors' Club in 2022

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Steel Patek Philippe Nautilus 3700 with Blue Dial and silver hands

The Patek Philippe Nautilus - the most surprising icon in the Watch World

Dec 17 · 4 min read

How did such a simple steel watch become the most coveted timepiece on earth?

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Engraved caseback of gold watch showing Tifffany and Patek Philippe storefront on T150 watch

Patek Philippe and Tiffany - the oldest Authorised Dealership in the world

Dec 10 · 4 min read

A Short history of the Relationship between Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co.

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The IWC Big Pilot Pop-Up - an easy way to learn about watches

Nov 12 · 3 min read

A short introduction to IWC and the benefits of visiting watch brand pop-ups

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Introducing Showcases and Meetups

Nov 5 · 2 min read

An explanation of what to expect at a Virtual Showcase or In-Person Meetup

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