Breaking News: Only Watch 2011 Auction Results — Antiquorum Lures Top Buyers; Patek Philippe Goes for Nearly $2 million

Patek Phillipe Today in the Principality of Monaco, the world-famous charity watch auction ONLY WATCH was held under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II. Forty unique timepieces donated by top brands were sold by Antiquorum, the entire proceeds of which are donated to support research on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. A few watches fetching…

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Around the World: Parmigiani Watch Cases in the Making

How many times a day do you glance at the watch on your wrist? Generally, while you most likely purchased it because you love the look of it, you don’t regularly think about how the case was made. All cases are not created equal. Certain watch brands go above and beyond when it comes to…

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Time Capsules: Perrelet Watches Releases Turbine Poker

Reeling, dealing and wheeling take on all new meaning in this newest Perrelet watch—the Turbine Poker. Those of you familiar with Perrelet—inventor of the automatic watch back a couple of centuries ago – are familiar with the brand’s famed double rotor watch.  The Double Rotor is a design the brand has used – offering two…

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Trend Report: High-Tech Materials in Watchmaking — Inside and Out

The watch industry has come a long way from its stainless steel and 18-karat gold days of 35 years ago.  Today, high-tech materials reign as movement parts inside the watch and as case and bracelets on the outside. Rado was the first real pioneer in the world of ceramics more than 30 years ago and…

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Time Capsules: Product – Bell & Ross Unveils Vintage WW1 Series

Vintage sport watches are all the rage this year, especially pilot watches. As such, it is no surprise that Bell & Ross – a master at vintage pilot watch designs – recently released an all-new collection that highlights the past in updated style. This Bell & Ross Vintage WW1 (Wrist Watch 1) series pays tribute…

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