Back in the 18th century, Christopher Pinchbeck I, introduced London society to the mechanical wonders of the musical and astronomical clocks which were already fashionable in Europe at the time. After his death in 1732 his son, Christopher Pinchbeck II, carried on the family business and achieved the accolade of clockmaker to King George III. His four-sided astronomical clock made for the King still survives to this day and resides in the Music Room of Buckingham Palace.

< Harold Hunter Pinchbeck

< Harold Hunter Pinchbeck

The company is named after Harold Hunter Pinchbeck who, in 1923, opened his own clockmaking business in Barton on Humber in Lincolnshire, and whose love of classic English design remains the inspiration for the current collection of Pinchbeck watches.
Today, the company is run by Harold’s grandson Paul Pinchbeck who, with his skilled team of watchmakers and designers, continues on the traditions of fine English watchmaking. With an ethos of quality and personal service, Harold Pinchbeck craftsmen make watches for the individual. Infused with love, care and attention to detail, each watch is lovingly designed, styled and made by a skilled watchmaker in an English workshop, not mass produced on an assembly line. From the finely painted brass dials to the handmade leather straps, a Harold Pinchbeck watch is as beautiful and individual as its owner, a treasured personal possession which can incorporate bespoke artwork or discreet personalised engraving to produce something that is truly unique.
The Harold Pinchbeck Inigo watch embodies classic English understatement.
With a choice of parchment, black or midnight blue dials, this elegant and sophisticated timepiece is suitable for any occasion. The 42mm case houses a Swiss automatic movement and the case back is available in solid stainless steel or with an exhibition glass back to display the mechanism.

The Seasonal Dale is a modern and minimalist watch with clean, elegant lines and an understated aesthetic.

With its polished 41mm stainless steel case and scratch resistant sapphire crystal glass, the Seasonal Dale comes with either an exhibition glass or decorative coloured case back and a choice of four seasonal colours comprising Spring Teal, Summer Parchment, Autumn Russet and Winter Blue.
The Classic

The Classic is truly a limited edition timepiece as its 40mm steel case holds a gilt ring between the glass and the dial which can be engraved with the chosen inscription, ensuring no two pieces are ever the same. Additional personalisation can be added with laser engraving on the case and embossed initials on the strap. The traditional and striking blue steeled hands are just another example of the painstaking craftsmanship and attention to detail which goes into making every Harold Pinchbeck piece.
Harold Pinchbeck also offer a selection of bespoke limited edition pieces including the Alchemist Concept. As a nod to their forebear, Christopher Pinchbeck I, who invented the brass alloy of copper and zinc (which so closely resembled gold that dishonest jewellers were easily able to pass it off as the real thing!), the Alchemy Concept watch offers customers the opportunity to commission a unique timepiece with design possibilities limited only by their imagination.
Harold Pinchbeck justifiably take great pride in designing and crafting truly personal and individual pieces for their discerning clientele. Luxury, quality and exclusivity is guaranteed and, in a world of mass produced anonymity, there is a rare and enviable satisfaction that comes with owning one of these stunning pieces.

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