Patek Philippe Ref. 5960/1 Flyback Chronograph with Annual Calendar now in Steel

 |  March 22nd, 2017

Later today at Baselworld 2017, Patek Philippe will be having technical press conference to disclose new highly advanced concepts. Additionally, we will be meeting with the brand executives to see the newest timepieces that are destined to make their way to stores later this year. Now, however, as a teaser, we bring you a look at the brand’s new rendition of an all-time favorite: the Patek Philippe Ref. 5960/1 Chronograph with Annual Calendar. Thanks to the wonderful combination of a flyback chronograph…

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Meet the People: A Dozen of the Wealthiest Swiss Watch “Families” Today, and How I Know Them

 |  March 3rd, 2017

  Sure, Forbes has its billionaire lists and its highest-paid athletes/CEOS/celebs lists, but they don’t have the list that is currently out and circulating of the richest people in the Swiss watch industry. The wealthiest Swiss watch families include names we are all too familiar with, including Rupert, Hayek, Stern and Scheufele. Here we bring you a look at a dozen of the wealthiest Swiss watch  families (or individuals) today and how I know them. Recently our friends and colleagues…

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Plan Ahead: Patek Philippe Going Big in 2017 with Large Free-to-Public Exhibition in NYC

 |  October 16th, 2016

Earlier this week in New York, Patek Philippe announced plans to unveil a huge 10-day exhibition in the city in July 2017 that promises to be the biggest educational and hands-on watch event ever open to the public free of charge in New York.  The brand will be bringing in some of its most famous legendary historic pieces, as well as recent record-setting watches, and a host of new American-exclusive watches built just for the event. It will be held at…

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Heritage Auctions Picks 10 Most Intriguing Timepieces of Upcoming Sale

 |  October 10th, 2016

Heritage Auctions has picked the 10 most “intriguing” timepieces that will be up for auction at the October 27 New York Watches and Fine Timepieces Auction. According to the auction house, world-wide bidders will see  a hand-curated selection of exotic, fresh-to-market timepieces at opening bids “unheard of in the collecting hobby.” According to Jim Wolf, director of Watches and Fine Timepieces. “This is an important auction for those seeking key pieces for their collection or those who have been waiting for rarities…

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Antiquorum Fall Auction sees Vintage Timepieces Commanding Top Dollar

 |  October 6th, 2016

It’s auction season again and we couldn’t be happier. There are so many great timepieces up on the block and they are commanding high prices that we believe collectors are willing to spend. Antiquorum’s upcoming auction on October 8 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York is ripe with promise. At the sale of Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces, 324 lots will be auctioned. Among the highlights we like: an extraordinary A. Lange & Sohne “Richard Lange” Tourbillon Pour Le…

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