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Everything you need In a British Made
Timepiece
Ensuring full compliance with ethical trading standards.
Design and Quality Beyond Your Expectations.
British
Craftsmanship
BRITISH MADE
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Classic Modern Designs Cutting Edge
Engineering
Only highest quality materials are used in
making our timepieces
Only the best
will do
Since '1949'
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New CollectionsNew Ladies Minster
Range Arriving Soon
Due to Popular Demand Minster Customers
are Requesting a range of Minster for Ladies
Introducing
for 2016
MINSTER LADIES

About Minster

The Minster1949 Watch brand has been producing fine British timepieces since 1949. Reborn with modern materials and manufacturing techniques, vintage inspired styling and a thoroughly British heritage, Minster1949 defines the new face of British made watches for the modern era.

Minster Timepieces

  • British Made & Engineered
  • Truly British made for the modern British market.
  • modern materials and manufacturing techniques

Truly British Made

Assembled in our workshops in Halifax, Minster1949 marks the rebirth of watch manufacture in Yorkshire. Our watches boast straps in collaboration with the best styles, an iconic leather manufacturing and design brand established in 1911. Truly British made for the modern British market.

Recent News

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    GB&RS’s Minster 1949 watches are fully assembled in the UK using internationally sourced components.

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    Our Designs have taken a while to reach final production. At minster we dont take our task lightly.

Our DesignsStylish, Simple, Elegance

Why Choose UsStylish, Strong, Design

Modern & Traditional

Where the best from the past meets modern translation

Great Craftsmanship

British Designed by Craftsman in the UK

Highest Quality

Only Steel and real leather are used In our watches

Great British made by dedicated craftsmen true British heritage timepieces

With our newly built manufacturing and assembly plant in Halifax we can now offer an uncompromised watch manufacturing facility.

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Minster News

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New Minster 1949 watch brand
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GB&RS’s Minster 1949 watches are fully assembled in the UK using internationally sourced components.
The brand was originally founded by H Samuel in 1949, where it was an in-house watch brand for a number of years, before the trademark lapsed allowing Bushby to buy the name.

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British Watch Making
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Our Designs have taken a while to reach final production. At minster we dont take our task lightly.
Over the years we have researched into what is quintessentially British. We came across many ideas and possibilities, essentially : Class, Simplictiy, Elegance, Design,Quality, Functionality & Brutishly Strong.

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