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Britain’s best watch company entrepreneurs

13th August, 2019

"As one of Britain’s oldest family-run watch companies, Fears Watch Company has a better appreciation than most for the glory days of British watchmaking.

Established in 1846 by a young watchmaker named Edwin Fear, the company was run by successive generations of the same family until it closed in the 1970s.

Forty years later, Nicholas Bowman-Scargill, the original founder’s great-great-great-grandson, re-established the business in 2016. Offering a mixture of quartz and mechanical timepieces, the former are made in Switzerland, while the latter are hand built in Britain by expert watchmakers."

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