Watch Stops: BaselWorld – Patek Philippe Unveils Triple Complication

Patek Philippe is known for unveiling amazing new pieces here at BaselWorld and this year is no exception. While it focuses strongly on women’s watches this year — to be covered in detail shortly — the brand has an acute sense of complexity for men this year, as always. Actually, Patek Philippe releases, among other…

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Watch Stops: BaselWorld 2011- Ulysse Nardin Dives In to the Black Sea

For decades, Ulysse Nardin has been known as one of the foremost brands offering marine chronometers. Its Maxi Marine series brings divers the best of watchmaking prowess and functional precision. Now the brand releases its bold yet alluring new Maxi Marine Diver collection, the Black Sea. The 42-hour power reserve diving watch houses a self-winding…

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Time Capsules: Commentary — A Retrospective on BaselWorld

One of the original Ikepod monocased mechanicals.As BaselWorld 2011 approaches — the fair is due to open next week, and slated to open its doors to thousands of exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors — we all eagerly anticipate the newest product that will make its way onto the scene. Yes, there will be complications,…

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Time Capsules: News – Omega, Panerai and Rolex Finally in Your Budget; Antiquorum Also Offers Affordable Lots

 Omega Lot 206A few days ago, we talked here about the upcoming March 10 NYC Antiquorum auction and all the great headliner watches coming up for bid. But thanks to some feedback we got, we recognize that some of our readers are newcomers to the world of collecting and buying at auction and so are…

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Time Capsules: News — Vintage watches: Antiquorum Offers up Patek, GP Opera

Patek Philippe Ref. 2419Yes, if you are the consummate watch collector, the upcoming March 10th Antiquorum New York auction is for you. A couple of really amazing timepieces are coming up for grabs – but beware- these babies are pricey and are certain to fetch global interest. In fact, I know a certain Kuwait collector…

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Time Capsules: Product – Vacheron Does History Right

  Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest, continuously operating Swiss watch brand, knows all about history. That may well be why it offers such rich retro collections. Now it unveils the HistoriquesAronde 1954 – a truly stunning work of art and craftsmanship. Inspired by a legendary model from the brand’s archives, this newest piece is based on…

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