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The British Watch Industry: Colonizing Greenwich Meridian

When England ruled the waves and two thirds of the world’s map was coloured red, English watchmakers were leading the world by default. While longitude required watches and clocks to navigate, bounties of exposed consumers around the world lined up at the ready to buy the timepieces the industry produced. Since the decline of English watchmaking in the middle of the twentieth century, some feel the recent rise of artisan watch makers is nothing more than a marketing exercise. However one could argue this shift to be an expansion into a fresh field yet to be conquered as we see more of England’s homegrown watch brands ensconced in British casing yet ticking with Swiss-made movement. Ever-present at the helm of civilization, how does the English watch industry maintain relevance (be it directly/indirectly) in today’s world of watchmaking?

Details
Date:
11 September
Time:
16:00 - 17:30
Location:
Christie’s London, King Street
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