Articles by Hamish Robertson
Articles by Hamish Robertson
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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Large Hamilton Air Race watch with black dial on wrist

Rolex and the Prisoner of War Watches

Oct 29 · 3 min read

An Amazing Story of Rolex in World War II

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Hamilton Ventura in Steel with Black Dial

Is the Hamilton Ventura the most featured watch at the movies?

Oct 15 · 3 min read

An introduction to the Hamilton Ventura and Movies it has featured in

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Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Worldtimer watch in steel with blue dial and map of the world in the centre

A Short History of the Omega Seamaster

Oct 8 · 5 min read

Short History of the Omega Seamaster and No Time to Die James Bond Watch

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Lange 1 Gold watch with Brown engraved dial

Glashütte, the home of German Watchmaking

Sep 17 · 4 min read

A Short History of Glashütte and the watch companies based there

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Men's Art Deco Style Reverso watch with gold hands and indices from 1946

The World's First Sports Watch - The Jaeger LeCoultre Reverso

Sep 10 · 4 min read

A Short History of the Reverso

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An Update on Club Progress September 2021

Sep 3 · 1 min read

Club plans and a return to in person events!

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Citizen Calibre 0100 White Gold White Dial Watch

A Short Exploration of The World's Largest Watch Groups - Citizen Watch

Aug 20 · 5 min read

Citizen Watch and their brands

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Longines Legend Diver Bronze Watch with Green Dial

A Short Exploration of the World’s Largest Watch Groups – The Swiss Giants

Aug 6 · 5 min read

Introducing The Swatch Group and Richemont

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Grid of Four Fears Brunswick Watches

British Watchmakers - A Short History of Fears Watches

Jul 30 · 5 min read

An introduction to modern British Microbrands and a Short History of Fears Watches of Bristol

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Microbrands Everywhere

Jul 16 · 5 min read

Brands from Surprising Places

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Microbrands in the Shadows

Jul 9 · 3 min read

Highlighting Microbrands From Countries Famous for the Big Brands

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An Update from The Watch Collectors’ Club – New Website Launch

Jul 2 · 1 min read

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A Guide To The Types of Watches Made By Microbrands. Part 2

Jun 25 · 2 min read

Dress, racing, explorer and pilots watches that are made by microbrands

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