News

30Aug

How Andrew Grima Changed the Face of Jewellery in Britain.

The Telegraph: In the Sixties, following a decade of ladylike clothes and neat little diamond suites, Andrew Grima’s approach to jewellery design was considered revolutionary. Giant, semi-precious stones dominated in his collections, set in their raw, natural forms among complex, textural gold structures. Every Grima piece

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27Oct

The 1989 BBC Radio 2 William Mansell Tour.

As the clocks go back this weekend (Sunday, October 30th at 2am) we remember our chat with Derek Jameson on BBC Radio 2

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23Aug

Will Salisbury’s Clock Restoration Featured in The Sunday Times

http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4h7I3mO80oWe are featured in the Sunday Times Newspaper. William Salisbury works hard to restore this rather large wall clock for the Clock House in Chelsea. [caption id="attachment_1985" align="alignnone" width="303"] The clock as it was when it came in to the shop for

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11May

Put your Name on Red Arrow Plane To Help Raise Money for RAF Museum

The Red Arrows have backed a multi-million pound campaign to transform the RAF Museum in time for the service’s 100th anniversary in 2018. Members of the public will also be able to take part in the Names On A Plane initiative as part of a huge fund-raising effort for the site in Colindale. This will mean that

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09May

The value of vintage watches is rising

'The value of vintage watches is rising as more people seek an alternative to modern, high-tech gadgets.  The price of the most collectable second-hand wristwatches is rising by 5 per cent a year thanks to their old-fashioned appeal – telling the time without all the ‘extras’ that come with internet-enabled devices,

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31Dec

BBC Drama London Spy

The Five Part BBC Drama 'London Spy' filmed a scene at our shop in Connaught Street on the 15th February 2015.  Having recently been broadcast on BBC Two it has received huge attention here in the UK and in the US.   We had the cast and crew filming for a whole day at William Mansell and we enjoyed having them

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16Jul

150th Anniversary Year

1864 - 2014 150th Anniversary Year 150 years of sales, repairs & restoration of clocks, watches, barometers, barographs, silverware & jewellery With skilled craftsmen and unrivalled resources we are able to repair almost anything. Rolex, Jaeger, Omega, IWC, Patek, Breitling, Tag Heuer, Vintage, Pocket, etc Most

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