About Us

The Carter Marsh showroom, established in 1947, stands in the shadow of the historic Winchester Cathedral and has long been a magnet for watch and clock collectors and enthusiasts. Everything we purchase reflects the history of horology over the past four centuries. We offer a continually evolving selection of rare and exceptional pre-owned and unworn wristwatches that have captured our imagination, and we hope will capture yours.

Some of the many brands we constantly stock and seek are:- Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Blancpain, Boucheron, Breguet, Breitling, Bulgari, Cartier, Chanel, Chaumet, Corum, IWC, Jaeger-Le-Coultre, Longines, Omega, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Piaget, Rolex, TAG Heuer, Tudor, Vacheron Constantin, Zenith.

View some of our previous watches in our watch catalogue here.

Experts in the field

Our team of experts consists of the incredible showroom team ready to help with all of your watch needs including servicing, quotations and any other advice. Tucked away through the showroom is our workshop, with an amazing hands on team running the fully functioning workshop. These teams are available to help both in store in Winchester and through the enquiry page here.

All our watches are available to buy, most of them you can simply add it to basket and proceed to checkout, (please note that you will have to contact us to buy items valued at £5,000 or above). If you wish for more information about an item or have any other query please do get in touch here. If you can’t find what you want on our site then we are happy to use our expertise to help you find your next watch.

We take exceptional care when choosing our watches, be they brand new, pre-owned or unique vintage pieces. Our thorough vetting process is crucial to enable us to offer the best watches on the market, backed by our free 12 month warranty, meaning that you can buy from us with complete confidence. Above all, you can be assured that you are buying a high quality watch from a company that prides itself on offering the finest customer service in the market for over 70 years.

The Showroom

The showroom is open 6 days a week in Winchester where our team is on hand to answer any questions both in store and online. If you would like any more information or want to have a chat about whether the watch is the right one for you, please get in touch either through our online form, email or feel free to call us. We are always more than happy to make sure you are making the right purchase.

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Meet the Team


Darrell was born and bred in Winchester and started as a clockmaker’s apprentice in the company at the age of 15. His invaluable knowledge and experience gained on the bench has given him an insight into the clocks and watches that is afforded to few other dealers. Darrell is a full partner in the business and, as well as being responsible for the Winchester showroom, he was instrumental in the successful handling of The Tom Scott Collection, organising the two sell-out exhibitions in Winchester. Darrell recently discovered and brokered the sale of a previously unrecorded table clock by George Graham.

Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers
BADA & CINOA member


Our watch specialist, Steven undertakes our watch research and authentication and has many years experience as a watch collector and in retail sales. Bringing a wealth of knowledge of watch brands and their historical legacies, Steven, who is also a lecturer in contemporary art & design at the Winchester School of Art, offers an invaluable resource to help customers make informed decisions about the watches they are interested in.