Horology is a perplexing fascination. Is it the endless ticking? The constant unending of time?
No-one can be sure - but what is certain is that buying Christmas gifts for those of a timekeeping disposition can be a truly complex exercise.
Save precious seconds by perusing our list of top tick-tocking gifts, sure to harbour something appealing for your watch-toting chum. And, all being well, they should stand the test of time.