British Watches

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Welcome to the digital collection of British watches. Browse through our rich history and discover where we have been, where we are now and where we are going…

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British Watches

The Nº 1905


The Nº 1905 British watches draw inspiration from the turn of the 20th Century: a time when the first wristwatches for men were introduced by Louis Cartier and Edmond Jaegar.

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British Watches

The Nº 1914


The Nº 1914 military watches draw inspiration from World War One: an era where intensified warfare made digging about in one’s pocket for a watch far too time-consuming.

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British Watches

The Nº 1929


Set fifteen years after our second collection, the Nº 1929 leather watches draws inspiration from the period leading up to the crash at the London Stock Exchange.

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British Watches

The Nº 1934


Set five years after our third collection, the Nº 1934 dress watches celebrate the beginning of widespread access to literature from the period leading up to the paperback publishing revolution. 

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British Watches

The Nº 1940


The Nº 1940 pilot watch marks the Battle of Britain – the military campaign of the Second World War when the Royal Air Force defended the United Kingdom against the German Air Force attacks from the end of June 1940.

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British Watches

The Nº 1953


The Nº 1953 classic men’s watches are set thirteen years after WT Author’s fifth collection. It marks the coronation of Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London. 

British Watches

The Nº 1968


The Nº 1968 automotive watches are set fifteen years after WT Author’s sixth collection. It marks the 1968 season of World Championship motor racing.

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THE Nº 1973


The Nº 1973 is set five years after WT Author’s seventh collection. It marks the 1973 debut of the NATO strap in the British Ministry of Defence Standard.


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