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Great British Watch Company

Bespoke hand-crafted watches made in Great Britain

Welcome to

The Great British Watch Company

In 2011 the Great British Watch Company was founded with the ultimate goal of helping to regain some of the ground Britain has lost as a centre of horology.

I am Colin Andrews, a watchmaker with a keen interest in encouraging people within the industry and helping to promote Britain’s pivotal role in watchmaking history; and hopefully being part of its revival.

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Current Project

The Spitfire Watch a.k.a The Few

A British watch handmade from a WW2 Spitfire that allows enthusiasts to get closer to the aircraft by providing an authentic connection to their passion.

Previous Collection

The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen have been created as a modern homage to the original Watch Wrist Waterproof (W.W.W.) created by 12 companies for the British Army during WW2. an incredibly rewarding series of watches to work on and I have really enjoyed creating a modern homage to an iconic watch that is almost 80 years old.

Professional memberships


British Horological Institute (Fellow)


Guild of British Watch and Clockmakers


Alliance of British Watch and Clock Makers


Heritage Crafts Association


Made in Britain Member

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