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UK High Street Shop - 73 Years
We have been in our High Street shop for over 73 years and we welcome you to come and visit us. Our shop was established by the Coles family 1943 who still oversee the business on a daily basis.
All Watches Guaranteed 100% Genuine
Every single watch we sell comes with a lifetime authenticity guarantee so you can rest assured that the watch you have is 100% genuine.
Over 1,950 5 Star Reviews
We have over 1,950 genuine 5 star reviews from real human beings - most of them verified clients. We use a 3rd party review company that carefully ensure the integrity of reviews.
100% Secure Transaction
Your payments are 100% guaranteed safe by SagePay, PayPal and Barclays.

Why Buy From Us

We have been in Blackburn's town center since 1943 and have just completed our third expansion, this time into next door. Its nice to know that if you want a face to face discussion we are open 9-5 monday to saturday. If you want to see us on google maps click here
 
Lifetime Authenticity
Lifetime Authenticity Guarantee on all watches
We only sell 100% genuine watches and we only buy unworn watches directly from authorised dealers to ensure their full provenance. This means that any and every watch you buy from us has a lifetime authenticity guarantee.
 
Price Match
Let us try and match a lower price
We check our prices to make sure we are the cheapest in the UK but sometimes we miss something. So if you find a watch we are selling cheaper elsewhere in the UK we will do our best to match it. We can’t always do this but we will try.
 
Easy Returns
Return within 14, no quibbles
All our instock watches come with a 14 day no quibbles money back gaurantee and whats more, we handle the returns process, even collecting the items from your home or office! All we ask is that the item is received back to us in the same condition you receive it.
 
We are a Family
Family store since 1943
Ancient & Modern the company behind the Iconic Watches brand has been a family company since its inception 74 years ago. Zachary and Gayle are still actively in control of the company and spend most days in the high street shop.
 
Excellent Customer Service

We believe that satisfying the client's expectations is the most important part of our business. Our personal service is well known and praised throughout the luxury industry as we do believe in a customer for life. If there is anything we can help with, please don't hesitate to contact us.

 
Secure Risk Free Payment Options

We take payments for watches in a way that guarantees the satisfaction of our clients. When you pay with credit card or paypal you have protection from your credit card company and PayPal that if something goes wrong and we refuse to help (which we never would of course) then the card company or PayPal will give you your money back and take it from us.

It is also worth noting that the fact we have accounts and card services with these organisations that we play by the rules. If we didn’t and they got complains about us they wouldn’t keep us as customers.

 
1,200 5 Star Reviews

We take great pride in providing the very best customer service possible. Over the past few years, we've received over 1,800 reviews on TrustPilot with an average score of 9.8/10.

NAG Member
We are a member of the National Association of Goldsmiths and have been for many years. If they had received complaints about us our membership would be revoked.
 
Manufacturers Warranty
All our unworn watches come with the majority of their manufactures warranty. This means if you have a problem with a watch you got from us the same people that made it will put it back so it is perfect.
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IWC Pilot's Watch Automatic Chronograph IW377709
IWC
IW377709
£3,770.00
IWC
IWC Pilot's Watch Chronograph IW377709 in a 43.00mm Stainless Steel case with a Black Leather Strap and a Black dial. This watch has been with us since May 2015 and has been permanently kept in our safe. This watch comes with an IWC international warranty and all box and papers.
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Rolex Datejust White/index Jubilee 36mm 116233
Rolex
116233
£6,700.00
Rolex
Rolex Datejust white dial Jubilee bracelet 116233 with a Steel/Yellow Gold case, Steel/Yellow Gold strap and Automatic movement.This beautiful time piece features a white/ indexes dial and a solid case-back. * Serial Number Start: 6 * Condition: 10/10 * Paperwork: Rolex original papers dated 11/2015 * Scratches: None * Bracelet size: 19
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IWC Big Pilots Watch Top Gun IW388007
IWC
IW388007
£6,200.00
IWC
IWC Big Pilots Watch Top Gun IW388007 in a 46mm Black Ceramic case with a Black Fabric strap and Automatic movement. * Condition: 10/10 * Paperwork: IWC original papers dated 15/02/2016 * Scratches: None * Bracelet size: 21cm * Box: Original inner and outer box in perfect condition * Refurbished: In-depth clean and very gentle polish
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Rolex Cosmograph Daytona Stainless Steel White 116520
Rolex
116520
£9,500.00
Rolex
Rolex Cosmograph Daytona white dial Oyster bracelet 116520 with a Steel case, Steel strap and Automatic movement.This beautiful time piece features a white/ indexes dial and a solid case-back. * Serial Number Start: V * Condition: 10/10 * Paperwork: Rolex original papers dated 20/3/2010 * Scratches: None * Bracelet size: Full size, 20
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Rolex Explorer II White dial 16570
Rolex
16570
£3,490.00
Rolex
Rolex Explorer II White dial 16570 in a 40mm Stainless Steel case with an White dial. * Serial Number Start: D * Condition: 10/10 * Paperwork: Rolex original papers dated 07/07/2006 * Scratches: None * Bracelet size: 20cm * Box: Original inner and outer box in perfect condition * Refurbished: In-depth clean and very gentle polish
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