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Rolex Oyster Conquers the English Channel

Rolex Oyster Conquers the English Channel

Throughout its illustrious existence, Rolex has sponsored attached itself to some of the most important chapters in history. From Sir Edmund Hillary sporting a Rolex Explorer on his wrist as he...

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Why Explore the Rolex Milgauss?

Why Explore the Rolex Milgauss?

Are all Rolex equal? Well, some models are more popular than others but a well-documented global shortage of stainless-steel models means that the smart collector is exploring other, thought to be...

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Why Everyone Adores Cartier Love

Why Everyone Adores Cartier Love

The Cartier LOVE bracelet is an exceptional piece of jewellery is one of the most highly searched-for pieces on the internet. Part of a wider collection that includes the Cartier LOVE ring the...

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Rolex Shortage Pushes Up Prices

Rolex Shortage Pushes Up Prices

The Swiss watch super brand, Rolex, is facing shortages across many models, driving up prices on the pre-owned market. There is a Rolex supply issue across many models, including a Rolex stainless...

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How Rolex Survived World War Two

How Rolex Survived World War Two

Hans Wilsdorf - The Exceptional Man Behind Rolex Hans Wilsdorf moved to London in 1904, bringing with him Wilsdorf Davis watchmakers. Feeling uncomfortably Germanic during World War I, Wilsdorf...

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Things You May Not Know About Cartier

Things You May Not Know About Cartier

The history of Cartier takes us on a fascinating journey back through a timeline of modern Europe - Cartier’s story intertwines with so many important events figures in popular culture that it’s...

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The Paul Newman Rolex Daytona

The Paul Newman Rolex Daytona

Why Paul Newman’s Daytona Rolex Could Be The Watch of a Century It’s hard to understand how just one man could make such a difference to the value of a watch, but that’s exactly what happened when...

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Why Buy a Second Hand Luxury Watch?

Why Buy a Second Hand Luxury Watch?

When it comes to buying luxury items, part of the reason that we buy them is that notion of ownership; luxury isn’t often connected with buying things that have been pre-owned or second hand....

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The Rolex Warranty Card – Extra Value

The Rolex Warranty Card – Extra Value

When purchasing a Rolex, it can be tempting to be swept away by the genius craftsmanship of the timepiece itself. However, this is Rolex every single part of the purchase is important to the brand,...

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What is a Pawnbroker?

What is a Pawnbroker?

What is the meaning of a Luxury Pawnbroker in the UK? At Suttons and Robertsons, we are a world away from this old-fashioned, pre-conceived notion of a pawnshop. Although we are here to help people...

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Rolex Watches To Buy In 2021

Rolex Watches To Buy In 2021

Rolex – how can we know both so much so little about this iconic watch-making brand? While Rolex is eager to share endless details about the composition technical spec of their watches, there is a...

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How to Spot a Hoax or Fake Hublot

How to Spot a Hoax or Fake Hublot

Why is Hublot the focus of so many counterfeits – how can you learn to spot a real Hublot watch from a fake? Hublot Geneve was founded in 1980 by Italian, Carlo Crocco. Bringing together diverse...

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Rolex’s Submariner Rules The Waves

Rolex’s Submariner Rules The Waves

All Rolex are equal, but some are more equal than others – the Rolex Submariner is just that. Upon reading Suttons and Robertsons buyer’s guide to the Rolex Submariner, you’ll be left under no...

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What are the Four Diamond C’s?

What are the Four Diamond C’s?

When it comes to valuing a loose diamond or diamond jewellery, you may have heard someone refer to the Four Cs. The Four Cs stand for carat, cut, colour clarity. These four factors along with the...

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The Birth of Christmas Traditions

The Birth of Christmas Traditions

A lot of us know that many traditions like this come from the Royals, other countries even early films, radio tv. Many traditions evolve, becoming more popular embedded in our culture.

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Who Are Boodles Jewellery?

Who Are Boodles Jewellery?

Founded in 1798 with their first store in Liverpool, Boodles now will forever remain inextricably linked to the values of fine design, family innovation. Unlike some other companies who have watered...

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Pawnbroking in Lockdown

Pawnbroking in Lockdown

Like many businesses, Suttons and Robertsons has had to adapt during lockdown. First foremost, we have taken every measure to ensure we provide a safe environment for all our customers employees. We...

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The History of Boucheron

The History of Boucheron

In the world of antique jewellery, Boucheron is a highly regarded brand held in high esteem along with Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels Cartier. Boucheron are known for their bold, freestyle pieces...

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Rise of Tiffany – The History

Rise of Tiffany – The History

Founded in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut, as a “stationery and fancy goods emporium”, with the help of Charles Tiffany’s father who...

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Early History of De Beers Diamonds

Early History of De Beers Diamonds

When one thinks of diamonds, one thinks of De Beers, founded in 1888, it is now one of the largest diamond concerns in the world. Since its inception today, they have controlled 85% of the rough...

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How to Spot a Fake Rolex in 5 Minutes

How to Spot a Fake Rolex in 5 Minutes

When you buy a luxury watch such as the Rolex GMT-Master, you can be safe in the knowledge that you are getting a precision timepiece - fit for the purpose for which it has been designed. The GMT...

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The rise of the online auction

The rise of the online auction

The online market for luxury items, such as watches, cars, art jewellery has seen a massive increase with everybody locked in their homes in many case still earning an income, many are seeking a way...

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Do I Need an Art Advisor?

Do I Need an Art Advisor?

It may seem like it belongs to the realm of the super-wealthy to have your own art buyer. Yet, with the newly energised market, the access to online buyers curators advances in shipping, it has...

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Going Green Staying Classic – Cars

Going Green Staying Classic – Cars

We live in an age where those with a classic car with a diesel or petrol engine may soon find they are unable to drive it or ship it anywhere. London has an ever-growing low-emission zone, planning...

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The New Normal: Changes to Business

The New Normal: Changes to Business

Many UK shops will have to change the basic ways they operate to guard customers staff. As the UK economy slowly begins to open up. Many of us will start to notice the changes in the standard...

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Bridging the Short Term Loan Gap

Bridging the Short Term Loan Gap

Central London pawnbrokers, Suttons and Robertsons, have a long history of taking good care of the precious items that are left with them in return for securely fixed loan lending, but they reveal...

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Get a Loan Protected by The FCA

Get a Loan Protected by The FCA

As central London pawnbrokers, Suttons and Robertsons take their responsibility for the secured loans service they offer seriously. As members of the National Pawnbroking Association bound by the...

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Baselworld

Baselworld

While many of the watches explored below are currently being bought to be worn, these brand-new watches, launched at the Baselworld Watch Jewellery Show back in March, will most likely fetch awesome...

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can feel a bit like a trap. Plumping for a teddy, roses or a meal deal can make you feel part of the whole commercial juggernaut. Doing something more homemade heartsome can come...

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The Jewel in The United Kingdom’s Crown

The Jewel in The United Kingdom’s Crown

The British Monarchy are considered, internationally, to be the jewel in the United Kingdom’s crown. With homes all over the nation, from the wildly romantic Balmoral in the Scottish Highlands to...

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Breitling Bentley

Breitling Bentley

Breitling SA is a Swiss watchmaker, based in Grenchen, Switzerland. Founded over 130 years ago, by Léon Breitling, the brand is known the world over for precision-made chronometers beloved by the aviation community.

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What Does Lombard Mean?

What Does Lombard Mean?

The term Lombard banking dates right back to the Middles Ages when it referred to a type of pawnshop. Lombard takes its name from the well-to-do region of Lombardy, in North Italy, where the...

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The House of Medici in a Nutshell

The House of Medici in a Nutshell

The House of Medici is one of the great houses of old Italy. Like the Borgias, we usually have an understanding of what went along with being a Medici, but only a few of us would be able to sum it...

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Lombard Around the World

Lombard Around the World

The beating heart of the UK’s financial hub sees Lombard Street run from the Bank junction, down the side of the Bank of England. It is home to 1 Lombard Street, the Square Mile’s most established restaurants.

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Patek Philippe Gondola

Patek Philippe Gondola

The Patek Philippe Gondolo has a backstory that is as complex fascinating as the timepiece itself. The Gondolo Collection was launched in 1993 is a modern interpretation of the Art Deco style. The...

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Breitling Watches – Brief History

Breitling Watches – Brief History

The Breitling brand has been producing stunning timepieces for over 130 years, the brand is responsible for some of the most precise timing devices ever created. Working out of his workshop in the...

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Beginnings of the Rolex Submariner

Beginnings of the Rolex Submariner

Despite the admiration of the Rolex Submariner story, The Submariner was not the first water-resistant watch Rolex crafted. The Rolex Submariner's backstory goes even further to the 1930s when...

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In At The Deep End – Rolex Deep Sea

In At The Deep End – Rolex Deep Sea

Always the brand to push the boundaries, from the top of the world on the wrist of Sir Edmund Hillary on top of Mount Everest, Rolex has also been to the deepest point on Earth. In 1960 a bulbous...

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A Look at The Yachtmaster Rolex 42mm

A Look at The Yachtmaster Rolex 42mm

When it comes to the world of luxury watches, perhaps there is no better-known brand than Rolex. Founded in London in 1905, it has been a flagship in the industry kept the bar high when it comes to...

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Is a Rolex a Good Investment?

Is a Rolex a Good Investment?

In a world where the price of Rolex is on the rise, it’s tempting to see it as less of an investment more of a risk; this, however, simply isn’t the case. With its crown already in place, Rolex, the...

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Ladies Luxury Watches – Five Options

Ladies Luxury Watches – Five Options

When it comes to watches, there are more options for men. This is because other than cufflinks signet rings, we don’t get many opportunities to show off. I write a lot about the luxury watch market...

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Cartier History – Not Just Jewellery

Cartier History – Not Just Jewellery

For many, the Cartier brand name is intrinsically linked with the iconic jewellery collections, such as the Panthère de Cartier, which elevated jewellery design to a new, conceptual level. Where...

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The Breitling Navitimer Watch Heritage

The Breitling Navitimer Watch Heritage

Breitling are at the forefront of timekeeping within aviation, yet it stands to reason that one watch may stand out more than others. For Breitling, aviation, that watch is the legendary Navitimer –...

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History of Pawnbroking in London

History of Pawnbroking in London

Lending money against your goods has been practised in many ancient countries, such as China, ancient Greece Europe. It helped many bank families in Italy gain dominance was one of the first...

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How to Get a Good Deal From a Pawnbroker

How to Get a Good Deal From a Pawnbroker

When it comes to pawnbrokers, not all are created equal, many will specialise in things you have no interest in, you want to go to a pawn shop with a luxury experience. The reason we spend so much...

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Why Collectors Love Pawnbrokers

Why Collectors Love Pawnbrokers

  When I think of the word ‘Collector’, I imagine back when I was a teen, everyone had sports trading cards, there were shops that sold them, they had all sorts of signed gear for sale. Like-wise...

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Why Entrepreneurs Love Pawnbrokers

Why Entrepreneurs Love Pawnbrokers

The new breed of entrepreneurs is turning to an unexpected source of fast finance. Many business people often find they need a quick, high-value loan, for sometimes as short as a few days or weeks...

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The Best Emergency Loan

The Best Emergency Loan

Sometimes in life, a real money emergency does pop up. It might be the car has broken down needs a new part, the house is flooded, the fridge is broken, or those U2 tickets just cost a lot more than...

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Rolex Submariner – Buyers Guide

Rolex Submariner – Buyers Guide

The Rolex Submariner has somewhat of a cult following - thanks to its sleek lines, excellent craftsmanship, stylish appearance reasonable price. It crosses the line between a great investment a...

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The Best Short Term Loan

The Best Short Term Loan

The implications of the great bank crash of 2008 still reverberate around the world – while some long-standing financial institutions crumbled to the ground, others clung on for dear life. The...

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Breitling – The Pilot’s Watch Brand

Breitling – The Pilot’s Watch Brand

The watch brands that have achieved a true place in history are those that produced watches capable of more than simply keeping regular time. Breitling has earned its status as the watch for pilots,...

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