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  • British made watch


    Evening all! Four days of non-stop website upgrades! Most of it utterly boring like styling the checkout and getting the buttons to look the same on all pages. The dross that has to be done! But what does it mean for you? Well, it is prettier, faster and easier to buy stuff! So please, be my guest. The old couple that live above the

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    Evening all. Some new treasure this week! But only for the Buoys Club. I could not resist in showing you this, to tempt you over… I bought some vintage silk ties at auction, the likes of Dior, Liberty, Hermes and numerous makers from Savile Row and had them made into Schofield straps! They are really something! Very Limited with a tie

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  • Wales valley


    Evening All! I have been in deepest North Wales. The weight of the place is a power-up. So, time for a heavy poem. Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own. Sing, and the hills will

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  • Andreas Strehler Papillon watch


    Evening all! Well, what a show! Ireland was just the best as it always is and the show, the main reason for going, was brilliant. From an exhibitor’s point of view it was all class, so much talking I think I have permanently damaged some cords. Anyway, relevant to you is the fact you missed out, not just with Schofield but

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    Evening all! A quick Crash of the Pips as we are in Ireland prepping for tomorrow’s watch show in Waterford. We are proudly showing off the Treasure Watch and Strange Lights, maybe a paper dialled, blu-tac movement prototype, that we will make real later in the year! General housekeeping – Man! There was some activity over the Milanese bracelets, we sold out twice over! Rest assured if I have not answered

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    Evening all! First things first. Schofield will be in Ireland showing watches at the Waterford Museum of Time from Friday to Sunday. The Festival Of Time is hosting a number of independents from all over, including Bernhard Lederer, Vianney Halter, Andreas Strehler, Thomas Prescher, Paul Gerber, Patrik Sjögren, Sebastien Naeschke, Giles Ellis, Christian Lass, Philippe Narbel, Bastien Vuillomenet, Rune Bakkendorrf and Ireland’s own

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    Evening all! I came across an old Pip about Hikaru Dorodango, the Japanese art of moulding a mud ball into a perfect sphere by hand. I bring it up again here 7 years on because perhaps it is more pertinent than ever. If we imagine a continuum of what we do now on the left, and where we want to be and what we want to do on the right, I wonder how far along you would plot your position? I suspect not even halfway. But what if we could only find the time for admirable pursuits? I admit that making mud balls is at the extreme right end.

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