Based in Stamford, half way between London and York on the old Great North Road, Robert Loomes & Co re-invents the 17th century English horology by utilising traditional watchmaking techniques. Its founder, Robert Loomes, who is also the vice chairman of the British Horological Institute, belongs to a business family associated with traditional horology since long time. His father, Brian Loomes, HonFBHI was a well-known technical author who has written numerous books on clock and watchmaking.
Flagship collection of the brand is comprised of two lines: Robin for Gentlemen and Robina for ladies. All these timepieces are handmade to order and available in variety of strap versions.
The Robin watch collection for men offers two models: The Red Robin and The White Robin. Produced in a limited edition of 50 pieces, the Red Robin comes in an 18 carat red gold case whereas the White Robin, which is limited to 100 pieces, features classic Sheffield stainless steel case.
|The White Robin|
The watch cases are machined and polished using traditional techniques in Robert Loomes & Co workshop in Stamford. The brand cuts and polishes its own sapphire crystals. There are two types of dials are used in Robert Loomes & Co watches: Metal dial and glass enamel dial. These dials are machined in house at Stamford workshop of the brand. The red gold version of Robin watch features metal dial with a traditional frosted finish whereas as the White Robin hand-made glass enamel dial. Watch straps are available in a variety of colours and styles.
Especially designed for ladies, the Robina watch is a meticulously crafted, feminine interpretation of the Robin watch. Featuring a 30mm case with 9mm thickness, this elegant lady watch shares all the attributes of the Robin but in a sophisticated and elegant form suited to more delicate wrists. Like the robin watch, Robina is available in two versions: The Red Robina (limited edition of 100 pieces in 18 carat red gold case and metal dial) & the White Robina (limited edition of 100 pieces in stainless steel case and white enamel dial).
|The Red Robina|
In 2016, at Salon QP luxury watch fair in London, Loomes unveiled a new mechanical timepiece, the Stamford Original. Equipped with a new 100% British movement, this exceptional creation proudly carries a touch of Scottish gold in each watch.
Robert Loomes & Co.
4 St Mary’s Hill
Lincolnshire PE9 2DP