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 Jon Quinn

About the Author: Jon Quinn

About the Author: Jon Quinn

I’m Jonathan Quinn, founder and owner of WatchGecko. What excites me is what excited me when I started the business – offering affordable, high-quality watches and straps that I couldn’t find elsewhere and seeing the pleasure they give our customers around the world.

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The Art Of Timekeeping

by Jon Quinn September 13, 2022 2 min read

The Art Of Timekeeping Chronos, also spelled Khronos or Chronus, is the personification of time in ancient Greek philosophy and literature; in other words, a concept that cuts to the...
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Introducing the Chronotimer Classic Panda Chronograph

by Jon Quinn August 08, 2022 2 min read

Introducing the Chronotimer Classic Panda Chronograph The Classic Panda Chronograph is a bold new addition to our range of chronograph racing watches. If you go back to the beginning, our...
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Introducing the new Pioneer Aurora

by Jon Quinn July 20, 2022 2 min read

Introducing the new Pioneer Aurora Inspired by the retrofuturism of the 1950s, The Pioneer became one of our most recognisable watches to encapsulate space-age design. That’s why we originally called...
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The Universal Genève Polerouter and how it influenced the Geckota G-01 Arctic Edition

by Jon Quinn August 12, 2021 7 min read

The Universal Genève Polerouter is a watch that has a pioneering backstory and it seems that its appeal is enduring. In fact in recent years, the interest in this evergreen...
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Only Buy Our Products From Authorised Websites And Sellers

by Jon Quinn October 21, 2020 5 min read

Avoid these scam / fake websites promoting our products! It has been brought to our attention that there are sites online that are using both our images and text to...
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We are now a carbon neutral business

by Jon Quinn June 18, 2020 1 min read

I am pleased to say that as of today - we are a carbon neutral business! For the past few months we have been working with Sustainable Business Design to...
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More about the company and name "Geckota"

by Jon Quinn June 18, 2020 3 min read

The Geckota name We're often asked about the company name, where did it come from, and what does it mean? And do I have to like geckos if I buy...
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A Letter Of Thanks From Our Founder...

by Jon Quinn March 27, 2020 3 min read

Hi Everyone, I wanted to check in to let you know a little more from me regarding COVID-19 and how it is affecting us. (You may have seen our coronavirus...
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