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31.08

A Watch for Every Type Of Holiday Getaway

Holiday season is upon us but which watch should you take? The answer of course depends on the kind of holiday you love, but whether you’re an intrepid explorer, a keen diver, or simply prefer to relax on the beach – we’ve got the watch for you.
19.04

Debriefing from Baselworld 2017

Another Baselworld has come and gone, and this year felt very vintage. Read David Duggan and David Hagon's field notes on the watch and jewellery exhibition's 100th anniversary
13.03

Baselworld: What to Expect

Baselworld 2017 – the world’s largest watch fair – is fast approaching, which means another opportunity to see the world’s finest watches and jewellery over eight frenetic days. We speak to David Duggan and David Hagon to find out what the show is really like.
09.03

Here come the girls

Wednesday 8 March is International Women’s Day, so to celebrate One to Watch takes a look at a few iconic women and their timepieces and asks David Duggan a little bit about the women’s market.
03.03

Selling your pre-owned watch? It’s in good hands…

David Duggan talks to One to Watch about four decades of buying watches and why he loves the chase.
20.11

David discusses Patek Philippe's titanium timepiece for Only Watch 2017

Luxury watch specialist David Duggan discusses Patek’s new awe-inspiring, one-of-a-kind timepiece, the Grand Complication Reference 5208T-010 created for Only Watch 2017
20.12

Five iconic dress watches for the festive season

Simpler than their complicated cousins, but no less stylish, the dress watch is all about thin cases, clean dials and simple straps. These watches are a byword in class and during the festive season they are the perfect option for collectors and tricky recipients alike.
05.02

The Best Rose Gold Unisex Watches for Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to share the love than with a beautiful timepiece in rose gold? On trend for the past couple of years, everyone from Michelle Obama to Minnie Mouse is falling for this delicate take on gold. One to Watch takes a look at this popular metal and shares some of David’s favourite rose gold timepieces.
28.05

David Discusses the Best of Baselworld 2018

This year’s Baselworld exhibition was a little different from its predecessors, but that certainly didn’t stop the big names pulling out some showstoppers. One to Watch spoke to David to find out what caught his eye at this year’s event.
31.01

Choosing the perfect Valentine timepiece

It’s that time of year again when we all rack our brains for the perfect Valentine’s gift. But perhaps this year you’re looking for something a little more substantial than a box of chocolates and a card? If so, then a pre-owned, luxury timepiece might be just the thing to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.
27.09

Rectangular Watches: The ‘sleepers’ of the Luxury Watch Market

We have noticed a particular decline in the past 20 years in the popularity of angular, square-faced and rectangular models. But, rarity drives price and the good news is that from Rolex to Patek, these timepieces demand a fraction of the price of their circular counterparts.
17.01

The Bespoke Suit: Essential Gentleman Wear

Sartorial secrets from King & Allen Tailors on how to approach bespoke tailoring. Wearing a rare, vintage timepiece shares that same appeal as wearing an entirely bespoke suit and much like a classic timepiece, a bespoke suit is an investment.
15.12

A Watch Lover's Christmas Gift Guide

It can be hard to know quite what to buy a watch lover – short of purchasing another timepiece for their collection. That’s why we curated a list of gifts to keep the horologist in your life ticking through the festive season.
08.12

Meet the Team - David Hagon

In the first of a series of staff profiles, we talk to David Hagon about how he first got into the business of selling watches and which watch he’d buy if he won the lottery…
17.11

Choosing an Engagement Watch

We asked David Duggan expert Lana for her tips on how to choose the perfect engagement watch.
21.06

Living luxury watches at Mayfair’s Burlington Arcade

Burlington Arcade, the home of David Duggan Watches, is gearing up to celebrate its 200 year anniversary.
26.05

Luxury watch servicing - Mayfair

As well as buying and selling watches David Duggan Watches also service and repair your timepiece, thanks to our expert in-house technician.
21.03

Five fantastic watches for fieldsports pursuits

If you’re a fan of country pursuits then head over to Fieldsports Magazine to read this expert article from David Duggan on five luxury watches for the fieldsports enthusiast.
18.03

Sunseeker celebrates Baselworld 2016

Across the world, all eyes will be on the world’s most important jewellery and watch show
11.03

Investing in a Patek Philippe

The article features David’s top five personal tips for understanding the Patek Philippe market and choosing the right model to suit your taste and budget
08.12

Patek Philippe to Drive New Masters of Luxury Watch Repair

Your pre-owned luxury watch is a precious and deeply personal possession. The last thing you want to do is to hand it over to somebody who doesn’t understand that.
24.09

Patek Philippe - The Rare and the Extraordinary

Our round up of the most significant facts that give Patek Philippe its inimitable mark of distinction as a world class luxury watch maker
22.06

Luxury Watches on Holiday

Whether you pack light or heavy, a reliable timepiece is a travel essential for many people and if you’re a luxury watch enthusiast you’ll probably be tempted to take this chance to enjoy your favourite possession away from home.
27.05

Selling your luxury watch? Here’s what you need to know

Even in the most turbulent of financial times, pre-owned luxury watches tend to keep their value due to their rarity, enduring craftsmanship, and a buoyant marketplace full of enthusiasts looking for their next special purchase.
15.04

Standing the Test of Time

As Apple releases its latest digital innovation, the Apple Watch, we discuss its relevance against investing in a luxury timepiece. Wearables (wearable digital technology) are becoming increasingly fashionable and the Apple Watch – the brand’s latest incarnation - exemplifies this trend. Read More..
02.02

Valentine’s Gifts Guide for Her & Him

Have you already decided how you show your care for your loved ones for the Valentine’s day? What about showing your love by making an investment in a priceless preowned time piece? Let us inspire your romantic gesture with our handpicked favourite David Duggan pre-owned luxury watches for her and for him..
20.01

The Advantage of Buying a Pre-Owned Luxury Timepiece

Owning a luxurious timepiece such as Rolex can be recognised as a symbol of a successful man. Purchasing a luxury timepiece is usually an expensive personal purchases and not everyone can afford to pay the high-end prices to own a luxury timepiece. So here we would like to highlight a couple of the advantages of purchasing a pre-owned watches..Read more..
14.01

Interview with David Duggan On 'How To Care for Your Luxury Timepieces'

Luxury watches such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Cartier, Vacheron, Panerai, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lange & Sohne and IWC are an asset and they can be a fantastic investment as long as they last for a long period of time. Therefore, taking good care of them is extremely important. With 20 years' experience in the watch business, he is happy sharing some advice on how to care for your luxury timepieces.
07.01

Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition London 2015

'Watch Art Patek Philippe Grand Exhibition London 2015' will take place in London at the leading contemporary art gallery 'Saatchi Gallery' from May 27th until June 7th 2015. Read this to find out more..
17.12

David Duggan Watches Wins SBS Award From Theo Paphitis!

BBC's Dragon Den 'Theo Paphitis' awarded David Duggan watches as the winner of the #SBS 'Small Business Sunday' this week. Read this to find out more..
01.12

Burlington Arcade Curators of London style since 1819

David Duggan Watches are located in a covered shopping arcade that was built in 19th century built behind Bond Street from Piccadilly through to Burlington Gardens named Burlington Arcade. Read this to find out more..
27.11

Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe

Henry Graves Supercomplication by Patek Philippe is regarded as the most important watch in the world. The Patek Philippe. Supercomplication pocket watch has been sold for 20.6 million pounds at the Sotheby’s auction in Geneva on the 11th November 2014. Read this to find out more..
30.10

The test of time: how to spot a fake Rolex

A luxury watch is a significant investment, but unfortunately today’s market is plagued by imposters. With copies becoming increasingly sophisticated you’d be surprised how easy it is to end up with a counterfeit – even when everything appears to be in order. Read this to find out more..
28.10

David Duggan Watches won the VV Luxury Lifestyle Award 2014

David Duggan Watches won the VV Luxury Lifestyle Award 2014. VV Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2014 at the Cafe Royal Hotel, London Hosted by Lara Accison. Read this to find out more..
08.09

Planning on purchasing a luxury watch? 5 questions you should ask yourself…

If you are thinking about investing in a luxury watch you’re about to enter a tricky marketplace. With such a rich and varied history there are so many choices out there. Read this to find out more..
14.07

Looking for luxury watch dealer? The vital questions to ask

If you’re a newcomer to the world of watches you have quite a journey ahead of you. Few markets offer the rich heritage, variety and scope that this one does. Read this to find out more..
14.04

Why do Patek Philippe watches command so much passion?

In June 2014 news hit the luxury watch market that a 1923 Patek Philippe sold at Sotheby’s for an astonishing £2.965 million. The inimitable maker’s first recorded split-second chronograph was won by a Swiss museum after a bidding frenzy. Read this to find out more..
14.03

Unique and inspiring: The rarest luxury watches on today’s market

Nothing says discernment quite like a luxury watch. It’s the ultimate expression of individual style. For many connoisseurs the pursuit of timekeeping excellence quickly becomes an all-consuming passion. Read this to find out more..
14.01

Insuring luxury watches: A guide for enthusiasts

If you own a luxury watch such as a Rolex, a Patek Philippe, an IWC or a Cartier, then you have made a significant investment. But have you ensured that your purchase is fully protected? Read this to find out more..

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