Author Archives: Harry Waite

The Hidden World of Vintage Rolex Watches – Secrets Revealed by a Watch Expert!


I’m Giles Waite, your guide in the timeless world of Rolex. Having spent decades in the industry, I’ve had the privilege of handling some of the most sought-after vintage pieces. Today, I’m thrilled to share with you the secrets behind choosing the perfect vintage Rolex watch at Watches of Distinction. So, grab a cup of….Read more >

James Hillier: A Journey of Distinction at the Isle of Man TT Races – Sponsored by Watches of Distinction

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When it comes to the Isle of Man TT Races, one name stands out among the rest: James Hillier. As a renowned motorcycle racer, Hillier has left an indelible mark on the world of motorcycle racing. His career is filled with triumphs, challenges, and unforgettable experiences. In this article, we proudly present James Hillier’s extraordinary….Read more >

Luxury Watches and Celebrity Status: Who Wears What on Their Wrist

Luxury Watches and Celebrity Status

Luxury Watches, which celebrities wear which watch? For many years, luxury watches have been a symbol of success and wealth. Many celebrities have embraced this trend by wearing luxury watches as a symbol of their status. Here are some of the most popular luxury watches worn by celebrities: Rolex Rolex is one of the most….Read more >

A Beginner’s Guide to Luxury Watches: What to Know Before You Buy

Beginner's Guide to Luxury Watches

As a retailer of luxury watches, we often encounter customers who are new to the world of luxury timepieces. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together this beginner’s guide to luxury watches, to help you understand the key features and considerations to keep….Read more >

The Evolution of Luxury Watches: A Look Back in Time

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The Evolution of Luxury Watches: A Look Back in Time From simple timekeeping devices to complex mechanical wonders, the evolution of luxury watches has been a journey that spans centuries. From the earliest wristwatches to the modern timepieces of today, Watches of Distinction has curated a collection that spans the history of luxury watches. In….Read more >

Investing in Style: The Rolex Daytona’s History and Investment Potential

Rolex Daytona

The Rolex Daytona is a legendary timepiece that has been sought after by collectors and enthusiasts for decades. The watch was first introduced in the 1960s and was designed specifically for professional race car drivers. The Daytona quickly gained a reputation for its precision and reliability, making it a favourite among motorsports enthusiasts. But the….Read more >

What’s Vintage Watch Investments got to do with Daniel Craig and Barry Sheene?

What's Vintage Watch Investments got to do with Daniel Craig and Barry Sheen?

Watches of Distinction were recently featured in an article by Moore Barlow about vintage watch investment. The article breaks down the history of Giles Waites’s connection with the vintage watch business, starting from the day Giles and Daniel Craig met on the set of Quantum of Solace and swapped watches for the day. The article….Read more >

Why Investing in a Vintage Rolex Daytona is a Smart Financial Decision


A vintage Rolex Daytona is not just a luxurious timepiece, but also a sound investment. Here are a few reasons why buying a vintage Rolex Daytona can be a smart financial decision: Rarity: Vintage Rolex Daytonas are becoming increasingly rare, especially the models from the 1960s and 70s. As the supply of these watches dwindles,….Read more >

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