The George Daniels Spring Case Tourbillon wristwatch
George Daniels' personal watch

The late Manx resident, Dr George Daniels, CBE, was probably the greatest watchmaker of the last quarter millenium. The world’s leading watch website,, has reported that three watches that he made are going to be going on sale in Geneva later this year.

Hodinkee reports:

The inventor of the co-axial escapement is the godfather of today’s handcrafted horology segment, and he spent nearly the entirety of his watchmaking career working in his studio on the Isle of Man…

…Phillips has sourced a trio of incredible George Daniels wristwatches (!) for its upcoming Geneva Watch Auction: XVI, which will take place in November. Here’s what makes each of these three watches so darn special.

Three Insane Yellow-Gold George Daniels Wristwatches Are Coming Up At Phillips Geneva This November – And HODINKEE Is The First To Bring You The News

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