News about wristwatches and pocket watches at auction and vintage sales

Meet The New Vacheron Constantin Les Collectionneurs Vintage Watches

Vacheron Constantin Les Collecetionneurs

Once again, the venerable Vacheron Constantin has created an all-new Les Collectionneurs watch series that is touring its US boutiques now. In fact, this collection of vintage and restored Vacheron Constantin 20th century watches is the first series that will reside permanently (until sold out)  in the brand’s new New York City Flagship boutique. The…

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Why Hodinkee’s Purchase Of Crown & Caliber Makes Sense

Crown & Caliber, Hodinkee

It’s onward and upward for the leading watch destination Hodinkee. It wasn’t too long ago that the brand announced a new round of  Series B Funding. That investment of $40 million pushed the company to a valuation of more than $100 million. Now, Hodinkee announces its acquisition of one of the leading online pre-owned luxury…

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How TAG Heuer Won The Australian Tennis Open 2021 (Sort Of)

Naomi Osaka, TAG Heuer

Running from February 8 to the 21st, the Australian Open 2021 took place in Melbourne Park in front of a sparse audience. But the competition was fierce, nonetheless. In the end, Naomi Osaka took the women’s championship spot after defeating American Jennifer Brady in straight sets that lasted fewer than 80 minutes. So, how does…

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Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona Sells For $5.1 Million At Racing Pulse Auction, Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Gets $2.2 Million

Paul Newman, Big Red

Well it seems that Paul Newman is slightly cooler than Steve McQueen in the auction world — or at least Newman’s Rolex “Big Red” Daytona was in higher demand than the TAG Heuer watch McQueen wore on the last day of filming the movie LeMans. But both of them achieved great prices, and the TAG…

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Sylvester Stallone Puts Panerai ‘Daylight” And Richard Mille Watches Up For Auction With Phillips

Sylvester Stallone's Richard Mille

Many know him as Rambo, or Rocky, while others just know him as one of the best modern-day actors for action flicks. Yet others know him as a painter, author and even watch collector. Not matter what, though, when one says the name  Sylvester Stallone, images immediately come to mind. Now, the legendary actor —…

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Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Worn In 1971 Film, Le Mans, To Be Auctioned by Phillips

Steve McQueen, LeMans

Steve McQueen put time on the map – at least for TAG Heuer back in the 1970’s  when he wore the Monaco in the film Le Mans. McQueen was an avid racecar driver in addition to being a superb actor and he did his own driving in that movie.  Now, the watch he wore –…

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