Welcome to Oakleigh Watches where our purpose is to give you an exceptional experience. We love our watches as much as anyone, but when it comes to business, our main focus is on our service. We look forward to starting a conversation, so please explore our site, get a feel for what we can do for you, and get in touch.
The first of November 2018 is Oakleigh Watches’ fifth birthday and to commemorate the occasion we’ve made a movie to give you a good idea of what we’re about and why and how we do what we do.
“Hi Giles, I received my watch this afternoon – I am extremely happy with it and it’s exactly as described.
Thank you once again“
“Hi Giles, the Daytona has arrived safe and sound. It’s exactly what I’ve been looking for, complete and immaculate. Very pleased.. Many thanks“
“Watch is beautiful, like new! Everything works correctly and I just confirmed delivery.“
After designing the greatest road going car of all time* the Porsche 911 (or 901 as it was back then), in 1972 Ferdinand Alexander (‘F.A.’ or ‘Butzi’) Porsche, grandson of the company’s founder, decided he should let someone else have a go and left car design for good to set up the Porsche Design Studio.
At the end of the 1960's while discussing designs for new motor sport related watches, Heuer decided to build a less traditional timepiece that Jack Heuer described as “something out-of-the-box” and "avant-garde".
The Cartier Santos undoubtedly deserves a place in this series of blogs as one of the most significant watches through time - definitely one of the watches that changed the world - because it was the first in a long and prestigious line of pilot's watches.